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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 542 527 494
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -33
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 88 88 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 31
Median daily rate £165 £170 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £102 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £140 £130
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 35
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.23 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% -5.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £10.95 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.24 £17.05 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.85 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -1.07%
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
47342 48920 45504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.83% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31086 31590 28112
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1402 1847 1880
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -8 25 £165 -17.50% 26
East of England +30 17 £185 -1.33% 9
South East -11 14 £175 +40.00% 19
South West +7 12 - - 9
East Midlands +8 8 £135 - 4
North West -3 5 £115 -14.81% 12
West Midlands -23 4 £121 -55.90% 3
Yorkshire -10 2 £150 +3.44% 8
North East - 2 - -
IT Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 98 (60.87%) Windows
2 78 (48.45%) Active Directory
3 64 (39.75%) Microsoft
4 49 (30.43%) MS Office
5 41 (25.47%) Windows 7
6 37 (22.98%) Windows Server
7 24 (14.91%) VMware
7 24 (14.91%) MS Exchange
8 23 (14.29%) Cisco
8 23 (14.29%) ITIL
8 23 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 22 (13.66%) Windows 8
10 19 (11.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (11.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (10.56%) SLA
13 16 (9.94%) LAN
13 16 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (9.32%) Windows 10
14 15 (9.32%) Security Cleared
15 14 (8.70%) SCCM
15 14 (8.70%) Windows XP
15 14 (8.70%) DNS
15 14 (8.70%) Firewall
15 14 (8.70%) Citrix
16 13 (8.07%) HP
16 13 (8.07%) Hyper-V
17 12 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2010
18 11 (6.83%) Office 365
18 11 (6.83%) DHCP
18 11 (6.83%) WAN

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 24 (14.91%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.59%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.97%) Skype for Business
5 7 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.11%) WordPress
7 4 (2.48%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.24%) CMS
9 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.24%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.62%) Apache
10 1 (0.62%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.62%) IIS
10 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 49 (30.43%) MS Office
2 23 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.62%) InDesign
4 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.62%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.83%) Office 365
2 2 (1.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.24%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.62%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.94%) LAN
2 14 (8.70%) DNS
2 14 (8.70%) Firewall
3 11 (6.83%) DHCP
3 11 (6.83%) WAN
4 10 (6.21%) Skype
4 10 (6.21%) VoIP
4 10 (6.21%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (5.59%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.97%) Intranet
6 8 (4.97%) Wireless
7 7 (4.35%) Internet
7 7 (4.35%) SAN
8 6 (3.73%) VPN
9 5 (3.11%) IPv4
9 5 (3.11%) ISDN
10 4 (2.48%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.24%) VLAN
12 1 (0.62%) IMAP
12 1 (0.62%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (6.21%) Finance
2 7 (4.35%) Advertising
3 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.48%) Banking
5 3 (1.86%) Retail
6 2 (1.24%) Back Office
6 2 (1.24%) Front Office
6 2 (1.24%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.24%) HTML
1 2 (1.24%) Web Services
2 1 (0.62%) .NET
2 1 (0.62%) Ajax
2 1 (0.62%) CSS
2 1 (0.62%) HTML5
2 1 (0.62%) jQuery
2 1 (0.62%) Middleware
2 1 (0.62%) ODBC
2 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.97%) Blackberry
2 6 (3.73%) Driving Licence
2 6 (3.73%) Smartphone
2 6 (3.73%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.86%) iPad
3 3 (1.86%) iPhone
4 2 (1.24%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.62%) BYOD
5 1 (0.62%) CCTV
5 1 (0.62%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.62%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (0.62%) EPoS
5 1 (0.62%) Handset
5 1 (0.62%) NHS
5 1 (0.62%) Social Media
5 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.62%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 98 (60.87%) Windows
2 41 (25.47%) Windows 7
3 37 (22.98%) Windows Server
4 22 (13.66%) Windows 8
5 19 (11.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (11.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (9.32%) Windows 10
8 14 (8.70%) Windows XP
9 10 (6.21%) Linux
10 9 (5.59%) Mac OS X
10 9 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.48%) Android
12 3 (1.86%) Unix
13 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.29%) ITIL
2 10 (6.21%) Service Management
3 5 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (3.11%) Migration
4 4 (2.48%) Time Management
5 3 (1.86%) Change Management
5 3 (1.86%) Configuration Management
5 3 (1.86%) Data Analysis
5 3 (1.86%) Identity Management
5 3 (1.86%) Incident Management
5 3 (1.86%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (1.86%) Problem Management
6 2 (1.24%) CRM
6 2 (1.24%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (1.24%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (1.24%) Patch Management
6 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2
6 2 (1.24%) SEO
6 2 (1.24%) Service Delivery
6 2 (1.24%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.83%) SQL
2 2 (1.24%) Java
2 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
2 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.62%) C
3 1 (0.62%) CFML
3 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.62%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.62%) PHP
3 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (9.32%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.21%) CCNA
2 10 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.59%) DBS Check
3 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.97%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.35%) MCP
6 6 (3.73%) MCSE
7 4 (2.48%) MCSA
8 3 (1.86%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.62%) CCNP
9 1 (0.62%) Degree
9 1 (0.62%) MCITP
9 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.56%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (48.45%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.07%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.48%) vSphere
4 4 (2.48%) XenApp
5 2 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.62%) Firmware
6 1 (0.62%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.62%) Samba
6 1 (0.62%) vCloud
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (8.70%) SCCM
2 3 (1.86%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.86%) WSUS
3 2 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.62%) Nagios
4 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.62%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.62%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 64 (39.75%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.91%) VMware
3 23 (14.29%) Cisco
4 14 (8.70%) Citrix
5 13 (8.07%) HP
6 9 (5.59%) Apple
7 8 (4.97%) Oracle
8 6 (3.73%) Dell
8 6 (3.73%) Mitel
9 5 (3.11%) Avaya
9 5 (3.11%) Remedy
10 4 (2.48%) Intel Security
10 4 (2.48%) Lotus
10 4 (2.48%) Symantec
11 2 (1.24%) Adobe
11 2 (1.24%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.24%) Google
11 2 (1.24%) Juniper
11 2 (1.24%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.24%) SonicWALL
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