The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 502 458 426
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -32
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 61 81 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 6
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£201 £150 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £125 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £150 £160
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 39 54
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £21.05 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
IT Support Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42674 41220 37638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27249 25109 21792
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1871 2280
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Support Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the England region.

IT Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

IT Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

IT Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

IT Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the England region.

IT Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

IT Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

IT Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

IT Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 19 £213 +41.66% 12
South East -19 18 £171 +14.16% 7
East of England +8 6 - - 3
North East - 6 £230 -
North West -5 4 £168 +11.66% 8
East Midlands -3 3 - - 2
West Midlands -3 2 £190 -24.00% 3
Yorkshire -11 2 £115 -36.98% 2
South West -25 1 - - 12
IT Support Engineer
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IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 91 (75.21%) Windows
2 61 (50.41%) Active Directory
3 53 (43.80%) Windows 7
4 49 (40.50%) Microsoft
5 47 (38.84%) MS Exchange
6 40 (33.06%) MS Office
6 40 (33.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (26.45%) MS Excel
8 27 (22.31%) Windows XP
9 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (17.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (16.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (15.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (15.70%) ITIL
12 19 (15.70%) VMware
13 18 (14.88%) SLA
14 17 (14.05%) Cisco
14 17 (14.05%) Security Cleared
15 16 (13.22%) Blackberry
16 15 (12.40%) MCSE
16 15 (12.40%) SC Cleared
17 14 (11.57%) DNS
18 13 (10.74%) LAN
18 13 (10.74%) DHCP
18 13 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
19 12 (9.92%) WAN
19 12 (9.92%) TCP/IP
20 11 (9.09%) SCCM
20 11 (9.09%) Windows 8
21 10 (8.26%) SharePoint

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 47 (38.84%) MS Exchange
2 21 (17.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.26%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (5.79%) IBM Notes
6 6 (4.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.83%) IIS
8 1 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.83%) Lync
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 40 (33.06%) MS Office
2 32 (26.45%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) assyst
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.57%) DNS
2 13 (10.74%) LAN
2 13 (10.74%) DHCP
3 12 (9.92%) WAN
3 12 (9.92%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.44%) SAN
5 8 (6.61%) Firewall
6 5 (4.13%) VPN
6 5 (4.13%) Internet
6 5 (4.13%) Wireless
7 4 (3.31%) NAS
7 4 (3.31%) VLAN
7 4 (3.31%) VoIP
8 2 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.83%) 3G
9 1 (0.83%) MPLS
9 1 (0.83%) LDAP
9 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.83%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (4.13%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.48%) Military
2 3 (2.48%) Finance
3 2 (1.65%) Automotive
3 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Publishing
4 1 (0.83%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
1 2 (1.65%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.22%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.96%) Clustering
3 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.48%) iPhone
4 3 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.65%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Wiki
6 1 (0.83%) iPad
6 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 91 (75.21%) Windows
2 53 (43.80%) Windows 7
3 40 (33.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (22.31%) Windows XP
5 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (16.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.13%) Android
8 5 (4.13%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.31%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.31%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.48%) Linux
11 2 (1.65%) UNIX
11 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.83%) VMS
12 1 (0.83%) CentOS
12 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.70%) ITIL
2 10 (8.26%) Configuration Management
3 9 (7.44%) Change Management
4 8 (6.61%) Service Management
5 5 (4.13%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.13%) ITIL V3
6 4 (3.31%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.48%) Asset Management
7 3 (2.48%) Migration
7 3 (2.48%) Network Management
7 3 (2.48%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.48%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.65%) Line Management
8 2 (1.65%) Time Management
8 2 (1.65%) Project Management
9 1 (0.83%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (0.83%) Information Security
9 1 (0.83%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (0.83%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.96%) SQL
2 3 (2.48%) C
3 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (15.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (14.05%) Security Cleared
3 15 (12.40%) MCSE
3 15 (12.40%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.26%) MCP
5 9 (7.44%) DV Cleared
6 8 (6.61%) MCSA
7 6 (4.96%) MCITP
8 4 (3.31%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.65%) CCNA
10 1 (0.83%) CCNP
10 1 (0.83%) CCA
10 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.83%) CCEA
10 1 (0.83%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.88%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (50.41%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.13%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.31%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.48%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.65%) XenApp
6 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (9.09%) SCCM
2 4 (3.31%) SCOM
3 1 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 49 (40.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.70%) VMware
3 17 (14.05%) Cisco
4 10 (8.26%) Citrix
5 7 (5.79%) HP
5 7 (5.79%) Lotus
6 6 (4.96%) Remedy
6 6 (4.96%) NetApp
7 5 (4.13%) Dell
7 5 (4.13%) McAfee
8 3 (2.48%) Altiris
9 2 (1.65%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.65%) EMC
9 2 (1.65%) Apple
10 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.83%) Symantec
10 1 (0.83%) Adobe
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle
10 1 (0.83%) Mitel
10 1 (0.83%) Google
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