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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 468 524 501
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -23
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 105 80 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 28
Median daily rate £175 £175 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £115 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £263 £243
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £155 £190
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 24
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £10.28 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%

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
39357 43443 43764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.72% 94.89% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25811 28092 27916
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 £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1597 1753
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +25 32 £175 - 10
South East +20 19 £225 +45.16% 20
East of England +8 15 £175 -15.66% 10
South West +7 10 £140 - 7
East Midlands +4 9 £233 -
Yorkshire +15 7 £200 - 3
North West +27 6 £200 +150.00% 12
West Midlands -15 3 £200 - 4
North East - 3 £128 -
IT Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 139 (70.20%) Windows
2 117 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 87 (43.94%) Microsoft
4 64 (32.32%) MS Office
4 64 (32.32%) Windows 7
5 48 (24.24%) Windows Server
6 45 (22.73%) MS Excel
7 43 (21.72%) ITIL
8 39 (19.70%) Office 365
9 36 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (17.17%) MS Exchange
11 31 (15.66%) Windows 10
12 30 (15.15%) SCCM
13 29 (14.65%) Windows 8
13 29 (14.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (13.64%) VMware
15 25 (12.63%) Apple
16 23 (11.62%) Citrix
16 23 (11.62%) WAN
17 18 (9.09%) Firewall
17 18 (9.09%) LAN
17 18 (9.09%) Windows XP
17 18 (9.09%) SLA
18 16 (8.08%) DNS
18 16 (8.08%) Incident Management
19 15 (7.58%) DBS Check
19 15 (7.58%) Android
19 15 (7.58%) SharePoint
20 14 (7.07%) Cisco
20 14 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure

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 34 (17.17%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 14 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (4.04%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.03%) IBM Notes
6 6 (3.03%) IIS
7 2 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 64 (32.32%) MS Office
2 45 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 39 (19.70%) Office 365
2 6 (3.03%) OneDrive
3 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.51%) G Suite
5 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.62%) WAN
2 18 (9.09%) Firewall
2 18 (9.09%) LAN
3 16 (8.08%) DNS
4 13 (6.57%) DHCP
4 13 (6.57%) VPN
5 9 (4.55%) Internet
5 9 (4.55%) SAN
6 8 (4.04%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.54%) Wireless
8 5 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (2.53%) SNMP
8 5 (2.53%) VoIP
9 4 (2.02%) Skype
9 4 (2.02%) VLAN
9 4 (2.02%) WLAN
10 3 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.01%) 3G
11 2 (1.01%) MPLS
11 2 (1.01%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (5.05%) Finance
2 7 (3.54%) Retail
3 6 (3.03%) Advertising
3 6 (3.03%) Banking
4 5 (2.53%) Legal
5 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.51%) HTML
1 1 (0.51%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.51%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.57%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 11 (5.56%) Smartphone
4 7 (3.54%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.03%) iPhone
5 6 (3.03%) RSA SecurID
6 5 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.02%) iPad
8 2 (1.01%) BYOD
8 2 (1.01%) EPoS
9 1 (0.51%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.51%) Clustering
9 1 (0.51%) CMDB
9 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.51%) NHS
9 1 (0.51%) PKI
9 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 139 (70.20%) Windows
2 64 (32.32%) Windows 7
3 48 (24.24%) Windows Server
4 36 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (15.66%) Windows 10
6 29 (14.65%) Windows 8
6 29 (14.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 15 (7.58%) Android
9 10 (5.05%) Mac OS X
9 10 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (3.54%) Mac OS
11 6 (3.03%) Linux
12 5 (2.53%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.01%) SUSE
14 1 (0.51%) Unix
14 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.72%) ITIL
2 16 (8.08%) Incident Management
3 13 (6.57%) Service Management
4 11 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 9 (4.55%) Change Management
6 8 (4.04%) ITSM
7 7 (3.54%) ITIL V3
8 6 (3.03%) Asset Management
9 5 (2.53%) Application Packaging
9 5 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (2.53%) Fault Management
9 5 (2.53%) Migration
10 4 (2.02%) Network Management
10 4 (2.02%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (1.52%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (1.52%) CRM
11 3 (1.52%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (1.52%) Time Management
12 2 (1.01%) Data Protection
12 2 (1.01%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.05%) SQL
2 8 (4.04%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.02%) C
4 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (7.58%) DBS Check
2 12 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.04%) MCSE
3 8 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.52%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.52%) MCP
4 3 (1.52%) MCSA
5 2 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.01%) Degree
6 1 (0.51%) CCNA
6 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.51%) MCITP
6 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 117 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.07%) Hyper-V
2 14 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.03%) XenApp
4 5 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.02%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.01%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.01%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.51%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.51%) Firmware
7 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (15.15%) SCCM
2 2 (1.01%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.01%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.51%) DameWare
3 1 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.51%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.64%) VMware
3 25 (12.63%) Apple
4 23 (11.62%) Citrix
5 14 (7.07%) Cisco
6 12 (6.06%) HP
7 11 (5.56%) Dell
8 8 (4.04%) Intel Security
9 6 (3.03%) Lotus
9 6 (3.03%) Toshiba
10 5 (2.53%) Bloomberg
10 5 (2.53%) Reuters
11 4 (2.02%) Symantec
12 3 (1.52%) Adobe
12 3 (1.52%) Avaya
12 3 (1.52%) Google
13 2 (1.01%) NetApp
13 2 (1.01%) Remedy
14 1 (0.51%) Novell
14 1 (0.51%) Peregrine
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