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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 511 489 456
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -33
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 60 70 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 13
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£225 £120 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £104 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £224
UK excluding London average daily rate £178 £115 £175
% change year-on-year
+54.34% -34.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.38 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -10.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £115.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -1.81%
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
44983 44038 38289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.38% 92.58% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28518 27637 22590
Average daily rate £400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
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 1757 1844 1948
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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
South East -7 19 £228 +97.82% 15
London +8 18 £225 +26.76% 15
Yorkshire -21 8 £225 +34.32% 3
East of England +1 6 £175 +27.27% 6
West Midlands -6 3 £275 +189.47% 1
North West -15 3 - - 10
East Midlands -19 2 - - 3
South West -1 1 £150 - 5
IT Support Engineer
UK

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 94 (74.60%) Windows
2 68 (53.97%) Active Directory
3 53 (42.06%) Windows 7
4 44 (34.92%) Microsoft
5 43 (34.13%) MS Exchange
6 37 (29.37%) MS Office
7 33 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (21.43%) Windows XP
9 25 (19.84%) VMware
10 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (15.87%) Security Cleared
11 20 (15.87%) Firewall
11 20 (15.87%) Citrix
12 17 (13.49%) SC Cleared
13 16 (12.70%) DNS
13 16 (12.70%) Cisco
13 16 (12.70%) MS Excel
13 16 (12.70%) DHCP
13 16 (12.70%) ITIL
14 15 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (11.11%) SAN
16 13 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (9.52%) TCP/IP
18 11 (8.73%) VPN
18 11 (8.73%) MCSE
18 11 (8.73%) Windows 8
19 10 (7.94%) Data Centre
19 10 (7.94%) WAN

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 43 (34.13%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.76%) IIS
6 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.17%) Lync
7 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.79%) Apache
9 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (29.37%) MS Office
2 16 (12.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) assyst
2 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) Yammer
3 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.87%) Firewall
2 16 (12.70%) DNS
2 16 (12.70%) DHCP
3 14 (11.11%) SAN
4 12 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 11 (8.73%) VPN
6 10 (7.94%) WAN
7 9 (7.14%) VoIP
7 9 (7.14%) Internet
7 9 (7.14%) LAN
8 6 (4.76%) Network Security
8 6 (4.76%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.17%) NAS
9 4 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (2.38%) Wireless
10 3 (2.38%) Intranet
10 3 (2.38%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.38%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (2.38%) VLAN
10 3 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.79%) DB2
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (3.97%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.59%) Retail
3 2 (1.59%) Spanish Language
3 2 (1.59%) Automotive
3 2 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Publishing
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) French Language
4 1 (0.79%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) HTML
1 1 (0.79%) Web Services
1 1 (0.79%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.56%) Replication
4 6 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.17%) Wiki
6 3 (2.38%) NHS
6 3 (2.38%) iPhone
6 3 (2.38%) iPad
6 3 (2.38%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.79%) Handset
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.79%) PDA
7 1 (0.79%) iSeries
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 94 (74.60%) Windows
2 53 (42.06%) Windows 7
3 33 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (8.73%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.56%) Mac OS X
9 6 (4.76%) Windows Vista
10 5 (3.97%) Linux
11 2 (1.59%) Android
11 2 (1.59%) CentOS
11 2 (1.59%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.59%) UNIX
12 1 (0.79%) VMS
12 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.70%) ITIL
2 10 (7.94%) Change Management
3 7 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 7 (5.56%) Service Management
3 7 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 6 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 6 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 5 (3.97%) Information Security
5 5 (3.97%) Information Security Management
5 5 (3.97%) Security Management
5 5 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (3.97%) ISMS
5 5 (3.97%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (3.17%) Migration
7 3 (2.38%) Network Management
7 3 (2.38%) ITIL V3
7 3 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.38%) Patch Management
8 2 (1.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.76%) SQL
2 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.79%) C
3 1 (0.79%) Perl
3 1 (0.79%) Python
3 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.49%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (8.73%) MCSE
5 9 (7.14%) MCITP
6 7 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.17%) MCP
8 3 (2.38%) CCA
8 3 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.38%) CCEA
8 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.38%) CCNP
8 3 (2.38%) CCNA
9 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.59%) Degree
9 2 (1.59%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) SLA
2 5 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (53.97%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 7 (5.56%) vSphere
4 5 (3.97%) XenApp
5 4 (3.17%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.17%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (1.59%) SAP Afaria
2 2 (1.59%) SCOM
3 1 (0.79%) Nagios
3 1 (0.79%) WSUS
3 1 (0.79%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 44 (34.92%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.84%) VMware
3 20 (15.87%) Citrix
4 16 (12.70%) Cisco
5 8 (6.35%) HP
6 5 (3.97%) Remedy
6 5 (3.97%) Dell
6 5 (3.97%) NetApp
7 4 (3.17%) Apple
7 4 (3.17%) McAfee
8 2 (1.59%) Splunk
8 2 (1.59%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.59%) Avaya
8 2 (1.59%) Symantec
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle
9 1 (0.79%) AppSense
9 1 (0.79%) Altiris
9 1 (0.79%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.79%) Lotus
9 1 (0.79%) Mitel
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