The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had IT Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 496 516 529
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 112 99 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 41 36
Median daily rate £160 £175 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £115 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £261
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £175 £158
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 31
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £20.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
IT Support Engineer
UK

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
44543 47526 48148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29385 30731 30952
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 1872 2020
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title.

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 35 £195 +13.04% 19
South East +12 23 £175 -20.45% 17
East of England +10 14 £125 -34.21% 3
South West +14 13 £130 -15.99% 6
East Midlands -1 10 £233 - 2
Yorkshire +13 8 £150 +9.09% 2
West Midlands -32 3 £130 - 4
North West -5 2 - - 9
North East -38 2 £150 -11.76% 1
Midlands +4 1 £160 +6.66%
IT Support Engineer
UK

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 142 (67.94%) Windows
2 117 (55.98%) Active Directory
3 90 (43.06%) Microsoft
4 65 (31.10%) MS Office
5 58 (27.75%) Windows 7
6 52 (24.88%) Windows Server
7 44 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 39 (18.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 37 (17.70%) SCCM
11 36 (17.22%) Office 365
12 34 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (16.27%) Windows 10
13 32 (15.31%) ITIL
14 30 (14.35%) Windows 8
15 25 (11.96%) LAN
15 25 (11.96%) VMware
16 23 (11.00%) Windows XP
16 23 (11.00%) Citrix
17 21 (10.05%) Hyper-V
17 21 (10.05%) WAN
18 19 (9.09%) Firewall
18 19 (9.09%) DNS
19 18 (8.61%) Apple
20 17 (8.13%) DBS Check
21 16 (7.66%) DHCP
21 16 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
22 15 (7.18%) Security Cleared
22 15 (7.18%) SLA
22 15 (7.18%) SharePoint

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.18%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.78%) Skype for Business
5 9 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.31%) IBM Notes
6 6 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.87%) IIS
7 5 (2.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.48%) CMS
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 65 (31.10%) MS Office
2 44 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.48%) InDesign
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.48%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 36 (17.22%) Office 365
2 7 (3.35%) OneDrive
3 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.96%) LAN
2 21 (10.05%) WAN
3 19 (9.09%) DNS
3 19 (9.09%) Firewall
4 16 (7.66%) DHCP
5 11 (5.26%) Skype
6 9 (4.31%) VoIP
6 9 (4.31%) VPN
7 8 (3.83%) Internet
7 8 (3.83%) SAN
8 7 (3.35%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (2.87%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (2.87%) TCP/IP
9 6 (2.87%) Wireless
10 5 (2.39%) VLAN
11 4 (1.91%) SNMP
11 4 (1.91%) WLAN
12 3 (1.44%) Intranet
13 2 (0.96%) ADSL
13 2 (0.96%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (4.78%) Retail
2 9 (4.31%) Finance
3 8 (3.83%) Banking
4 7 (3.35%) Advertising
5 3 (1.44%) Legal
5 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.96%) Back Office
6 2 (0.96%) Front Office
7 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.48%) HTML
1 1 (0.48%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.48%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.70%) Driving Licence
2 9 (4.31%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.83%) Smartphone
4 6 (2.87%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.39%) iPhone
6 4 (1.91%) iPad
7 3 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.44%) EPoS
7 3 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.96%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.48%) CCTV
9 1 (0.48%) Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) CMDB
9 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.48%) NHS
9 1 (0.48%) PKI
9 1 (0.48%) Replication
9 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 142 (67.94%) Windows
2 58 (27.75%) Windows 7
3 52 (24.88%) Windows Server
4 39 (18.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (16.27%) Windows 10
5 34 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (14.35%) Windows 8
7 23 (11.00%) Windows XP
8 13 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (5.74%) Mac OS X
10 8 (3.83%) Android
11 6 (2.87%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.87%) Linux
11 6 (2.87%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.48%) Unix
12 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.31%) ITIL
2 10 (4.78%) Incident Management
3 8 (3.83%) Service Management
4 7 (3.35%) Asset Management
5 5 (2.39%) Application Packaging
5 5 (2.39%) Migration
5 5 (2.39%) Service Delivery
6 4 (1.91%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (1.91%) CRM
6 4 (1.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (1.91%) Fault Management
6 4 (1.91%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (1.91%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (1.91%) Time Management
7 3 (1.44%) Change Management
7 3 (1.44%) Data Protection
7 3 (1.44%) Problem Management
8 2 (0.96%) ITSM
8 2 (0.96%) SEO
8 2 (0.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.22%) SQL
2 9 (4.31%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.44%) C
4 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (8.13%) DBS Check
2 15 (7.18%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.83%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.87%) MCSE
6 4 (1.91%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.96%) CCNA
8 2 (0.96%) Degree
8 2 (0.96%) MCP
8 2 (0.96%) MCSA
9 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.48%) MCITP
9 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.18%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 117 (55.98%) Active Directory
2 21 (10.05%) Hyper-V
3 16 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.83%) XenApp
5 4 (1.91%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.44%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.44%) vSphere
7 2 (0.96%) Firmware
7 2 (0.96%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.48%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.48%) Samba
8 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (17.70%) SCCM
2 3 (1.44%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.96%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.96%) WSUS
4 1 (0.48%) DameWare
4 1 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.48%) Nagios
4 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 90 (43.06%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.96%) VMware
3 23 (11.00%) Citrix
4 18 (8.61%) Apple
5 14 (6.70%) Cisco
6 9 (4.31%) Lotus
7 7 (3.35%) Dell
7 7 (3.35%) HP
8 6 (2.87%) Intel Security
9 5 (2.39%) Avaya
9 5 (2.39%) Bloomberg
9 5 (2.39%) Reuters
10 4 (1.91%) Symantec
11 3 (1.44%) Adobe
11 3 (1.44%) Mitel
12 2 (0.96%) Kaspersky
12 2 (0.96%) Meraki
12 2 (0.96%) NetApp
12 2 (0.96%) SonicWALL
13 1 (0.48%) MobileIron
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