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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 504 483 443
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -40
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 68 80 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 11
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£180 £160 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £105 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £293 £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £153 £138
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 42
Average hourly rate £15.65 £13.38 £14.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.97% -8.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £10.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.03 £115.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +2 20 £213 +25.00% 26
South East -35 17 £228 +116.66% 12
East of England +3 7 £140 -12.50% 8
North West -9 7 - - 4
East Midlands -11 7 - - 1
Yorkshire -15 6 £115 -20.00% 4
South West -5 2 - - 10
West Midlands -8 2 - - 2
North East - - - - 1
IT Support Engineer
UK

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 101 (77.69%) Windows
2 63 (48.46%) Active Directory
3 52 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 46 (35.38%) Microsoft
5 45 (34.62%) MS Exchange
6 44 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (31.54%) MS Office
8 29 (22.31%) Windows XP
9 26 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 25 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2010
12 21 (16.15%) Security Cleared
12 21 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (16.15%) VMware
13 20 (15.38%) SC Cleared
14 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (14.62%) Cisco
14 19 (14.62%) ITIL
15 18 (13.85%) MCSE
15 18 (13.85%) DHCP
15 18 (13.85%) DNS
16 16 (12.31%) TCP/IP
16 16 (12.31%) Blackberry
17 15 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (10.00%) Citrix
19 11 (8.46%) Firewall
19 11 (8.46%) HP
19 11 (8.46%) SLA
19 11 (8.46%) MCP
20 10 (7.69%) WAN

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 22 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (5.38%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.31%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.54%) Lync
Applications
1 41 (31.54%) MS Office
2 26 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.77%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) assyst
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Office 365
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.85%) DHCP
1 18 (13.85%) DNS
2 16 (12.31%) TCP/IP
3 11 (8.46%) Firewall
4 10 (7.69%) LAN
4 10 (7.69%) WAN
5 9 (6.92%) SAN
6 6 (4.62%) Internet
6 6 (4.62%) Wireless
7 5 (3.85%) VLAN
7 5 (3.85%) VPN
8 4 (3.08%) VoIP
8 4 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (3.08%) NAS
9 3 (2.31%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.54%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.77%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.77%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.77%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 5 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (5.38%) Finance
2 3 (2.31%) Military
2 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.54%) Spanish Language
3 2 (1.54%) Retail
3 2 (1.54%) Automotive
3 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.77%) Publishing
4 1 (0.77%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.77%) French Language
4 1 (0.77%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.77%) HTML
1 1 (0.77%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.77%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.85%) Clustering
2 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.08%) iPhone
4 3 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.31%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.31%) Replication
5 2 (1.54%) NHS
5 2 (1.54%) iPad
5 2 (1.54%) Wiki
6 1 (0.77%) iSeries
6 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.77%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.77%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.77%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 101 (77.69%) Windows
2 52 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 44 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (22.31%) Windows XP
5 25 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.92%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.15%) Windows Vista
9 6 (4.62%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.08%) Linux
11 3 (2.31%) Android
11 3 (2.31%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.77%) UNIX
12 1 (0.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.62%) ITIL
2 9 (6.92%) Configuration Management
3 8 (6.15%) Change Management
3 8 (6.15%) Service Management
3 8 (6.15%) Incident Management
4 5 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 5 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 4 (3.08%) Asset Management
5 4 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (3.08%) Network Management
5 4 (3.08%) Migration
6 3 (2.31%) Time Management
7 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2
8 1 (0.77%) CRM
8 1 (0.77%) Project Management
8 1 (0.77%) Information Security
8 1 (0.77%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (0.77%) Data Protection
8 1 (0.77%) Logistics
8 1 (0.77%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.62%) SQL
2 3 (2.31%) C
3 1 (0.77%) VBA
3 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (16.15%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 18 (13.85%) MCSE
4 11 (8.46%) MCP
5 10 (7.69%) MCITP
6 8 (6.15%) DV Cleared
6 8 (6.15%) MCSA
7 4 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.08%) CCNA
7 4 (3.08%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.31%) CCA
8 3 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.31%) CCEA
8 3 (2.31%) CCNP
9 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.46%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (48.46%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.85%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.08%) XenApp
4 4 (3.08%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.08%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.54%) vSphere
6 1 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.77%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (7.69%) SCCM
2 5 (3.85%) SCOM
3 2 (1.54%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 46 (35.38%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.15%) VMware
3 19 (14.62%) Cisco
4 13 (10.00%) Citrix
5 11 (8.46%) HP
6 6 (4.62%) Remedy
7 5 (3.85%) McAfee
7 5 (3.85%) NetApp
8 4 (3.08%) Dell
9 3 (2.31%) Altiris
9 3 (2.31%) Lotus
9 3 (2.31%) Apple
10 2 (1.54%) Oracle
11 1 (0.77%) Adobe
11 1 (0.77%) Avaya
11 1 (0.77%) Google
11 1 (0.77%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.77%) Tandberg
11 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.77%) 3PAR
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