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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 510 484 467
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 69 78 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 11
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£225 £155 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £105 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £233
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £115 £134
% change year-on-year
+76.08% -14.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 34
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.25 £14.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -10.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £10.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £115.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
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
46747 45310 39113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.35% 92.48% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29016 28316 22943
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £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 1851 1851 2012
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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 £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -8 22 £228 +97.82% 6
London -13 14 £238 +28.37% 16
East of England +8 11 £175 +9.37% 6
North West -11 8 - - 8
Yorkshire -10 7 £193 +5.47% 4
East Midlands -24 4 - - 2
West Midlands -14 2 £275 - 4
South West - 1 - - 7
IT Support Engineer
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IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (74.26%) Windows
2 68 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 57 (41.91%) Windows 7
4 48 (35.29%) MS Exchange
5 47 (34.56%) Microsoft
6 42 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (27.21%) MS Office
8 28 (20.59%) Windows XP
9 26 (19.12%) VMware
10 24 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (16.91%) Security Cleared
12 20 (14.71%) SC Cleared
12 20 (14.71%) MS Excel
12 20 (14.71%) DHCP
12 20 (14.71%) DNS
12 20 (14.71%) Citrix
12 20 (14.71%) Cisco
13 19 (13.97%) ITIL
13 19 (13.97%) Firewall
13 19 (13.97%) Exchange Server 2010
14 18 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (12.50%) SAN
16 16 (11.76%) MCSE
17 15 (11.03%) TCP/IP
18 14 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (9.56%) Windows 8
20 12 (8.82%) Change Management
21 10 (7.35%) Blackberry
22 9 (6.62%) Service Management

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 48 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 19 (13.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.41%) IIS
6 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.94%) Lync
6 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.74%) Apache
7 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (27.21%) MS Office
2 20 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) assyst
2 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.41%) Office 365
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) Yammer
3 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.71%) DHCP
1 20 (14.71%) DNS
2 19 (13.97%) Firewall
3 17 (12.50%) SAN
4 15 (11.03%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.62%) VPN
5 9 (6.62%) WAN
6 8 (5.88%) LAN
6 8 (5.88%) VoIP
7 7 (5.15%) Internet
8 6 (4.41%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.68%) Network Security
9 5 (3.68%) VLAN
10 4 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.94%) NAS
11 3 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.21%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (2.21%) Wireless
12 2 (1.47%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Visual Studio
1 5 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (3.68%) Finance
2 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.47%) Retail
3 2 (1.47%) Automotive
3 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.47%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.74%) Advertising
4 1 (0.74%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) French Language
4 1 (0.74%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) HTML
1 1 (0.74%) Web Services
1 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.15%) Replication
3 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.68%) Clustering
5 4 (2.94%) iPhone
6 3 (2.21%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.21%) NHS
6 3 (2.21%) Wiki
6 3 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.47%) iPad
8 1 (0.74%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.74%) iSeries
8 1 (0.74%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.74%) PDA
8 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.74%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 101 (74.26%) Windows
2 57 (41.91%) Windows 7
3 42 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (20.59%) Windows XP
5 24 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (9.56%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.15%) Windows Vista
8 7 (5.15%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.68%) Linux
10 2 (1.47%) UNIX
10 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.47%) Android
10 2 (1.47%) CentOS
11 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.97%) ITIL
2 12 (8.82%) Change Management
3 9 (6.62%) Service Management
4 8 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 7 (5.15%) Configuration Management
6 6 (4.41%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.41%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.68%) Information Security Management
7 5 (3.68%) Security Management
7 5 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.68%) ISMS
7 5 (3.68%) ITIL V3
7 5 (3.68%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (3.68%) Information Security
8 4 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (2.94%) Migration
9 3 (2.21%) Time Management
9 3 (2.21%) Network Management
9 3 (2.21%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (1.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.41%) SQL
2 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.74%) Perl
3 1 (0.74%) Python
3 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (16.91%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 17 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (11.76%) MCSE
5 9 (6.62%) MCITP
6 8 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.41%) MCP
7 6 (4.41%) MCSA
8 3 (2.21%) CCNP
8 3 (2.21%) CCNA
8 3 (2.21%) CCA
8 3 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.21%) CCEA
8 3 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.47%) Degree
9 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.47%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) SLA
2 5 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.15%) vSphere
4 6 (4.41%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.68%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.68%) XenApp
6 4 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) SCCM
2 3 (2.21%) SCOM
3 2 (1.47%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (0.74%) Nagios
4 1 (0.74%) WSUS
4 1 (0.74%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 47 (34.56%) Microsoft
2 26 (19.12%) VMware
3 20 (14.71%) Cisco
3 20 (14.71%) Citrix
4 8 (5.88%) HP
5 7 (5.15%) Remedy
6 5 (3.68%) McAfee
6 5 (3.68%) Dell
6 5 (3.68%) NetApp
7 4 (2.94%) Apple
8 2 (1.47%) Symantec
8 2 (1.47%) Avaya
8 2 (1.47%) Oracle
8 2 (1.47%) Splunk
9 1 (0.74%) GFI Software
9 1 (0.74%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.74%) Adobe
9 1 (0.74%) Lotus
9 1 (0.74%) AppSense
9 1 (0.74%) Altiris
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