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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 513 488 488
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 66 68 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 15
Average daily rate
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£191 £136 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.36% -39.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £109 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £159 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £150 £200
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 32
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -15.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £10.03 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.50 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £12.45 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+16.46% -17.68%
IT Support Engineer
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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
47746 44723 49333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.50% 92.70% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29832 27516 28197
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1916 2493
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 +24 26 £170 +17.24% 21
South East -14 13 £200 -17.86% 10
Yorkshire -1 10 £225 - 1
East of England -20 7 £225 +50.00% 5
West Midlands -23 4 - - 6
East Midlands -3 2 £200 +45.45% 3
North East - 2 - -
North West -10 1 £225 -
South West -30 1 £200 - 5
IT Support Engineer
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IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 87 (69.60%) Windows
2 58 (46.40%) Active Directory
3 52 (41.60%) Microsoft
4 39 (31.20%) Windows 7
5 37 (29.60%) Windows XP
6 32 (25.60%) MS Exchange
7 31 (24.80%) MS Office
8 28 (22.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (20.80%) MS Excel
10 25 (20.00%) VMware
11 22 (17.60%) Cisco
11 22 (17.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (12.80%) Blackberry
12 16 (12.80%) ITIL
13 12 (9.60%) Citrix
13 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (8.80%) SLA
15 10 (8.00%) Firewall
15 10 (8.00%) WAN
15 10 (8.00%) Internet
16 9 (7.20%) Lotus
16 9 (7.20%) LAN
16 9 (7.20%) IBM Notes
16 9 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2003
17 8 (6.40%) Mac OS
17 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (6.40%) SAN
17 8 (6.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 32 (25.60%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.20%) IBM Notes
2 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (6.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.20%) Lync
6 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.60%) IIS
6 2 (1.60%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.80%) Drupal
7 1 (0.80%) WordPress
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (24.80%) MS Office
2 26 (20.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.80%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.80%) CATIA
4 1 (0.80%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.00%) WAN
1 10 (8.00%) Internet
1 10 (8.00%) Firewall
2 9 (7.20%) LAN
3 8 (6.40%) SAN
4 7 (5.60%) DNS
5 5 (4.00%) VPN
5 5 (4.00%) DHCP
6 4 (3.20%) VoIP
6 4 (3.20%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.20%) Wireless
7 2 (1.60%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.60%) Intranet
7 2 (1.60%) DSL
7 2 (1.60%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.60%) Junos
8 1 (0.80%) NAS
8 1 (0.80%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (4.80%) Finance
1 6 (4.80%) Banking
2 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.20%) Advertising
4 2 (1.60%) Publishing
4 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.80%) Electronics
5 1 (0.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.80%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) German Language
5 1 (0.80%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) .NET
2 2 (1.60%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.80%) Android SDK
3 1 (0.80%) J2EE
3 1 (0.80%) JSP
3 1 (0.80%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.60%) iPhone
3 2 (1.60%) iPad
3 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.60%) Clustering
4 1 (0.80%) DTV
4 1 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (0.80%) CMDB
4 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 87 (69.60%) Windows
2 39 (31.20%) Windows 7
3 37 (29.60%) Windows XP
4 28 (22.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (17.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.40%) Mac OS
7 7 (5.60%) Linux
7 7 (5.60%) Windows 8
7 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.00%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.20%) UNIX
10 3 (2.40%) Android
11 2 (1.60%) CentOS
11 2 (1.60%) SUSE
12 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.80%) Solaris
12 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.80%) ITIL
2 6 (4.80%) Service Management
2 6 (4.80%) Incident Management
3 4 (3.20%) Change Management
3 4 (3.20%) Configuration Management
3 4 (3.20%) Project Management
3 4 (3.20%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (3.20%) Time Management
4 3 (2.40%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (2.40%) Migration
4 3 (2.40%) Problem Management
5 2 (1.60%) Service Delivery
5 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2
5 2 (1.60%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (1.60%) Software Distribution
5 2 (1.60%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (0.80%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (0.80%) Line Management
6 1 (0.80%) Android Development
6 1 (0.80%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.80%) SQL
2 2 (1.60%) Java
3 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.80%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.60%) MCSE
3 6 (4.80%) MCITP
4 5 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.20%) MCDST
5 4 (3.20%) MCSA
6 3 (2.40%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.60%) CCNA
7 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.60%) MCTS
7 2 (1.60%) Degree
7 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.60%) MCP
8 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.80%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (46.40%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.80%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.40%) XenApp
4 3 (2.40%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.60%) Xen
6 1 (0.80%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.80%) vSphere
6 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) SCCM
2 2 (1.60%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 52 (41.60%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.00%) VMware
3 22 (17.60%) Cisco
4 12 (9.60%) Citrix
5 9 (7.20%) Lotus
6 7 (5.60%) NetApp
7 6 (4.80%) HP
8 5 (4.00%) Dell
8 5 (4.00%) Symantec
9 3 (2.40%) Apple
9 3 (2.40%) Bloomberg
9 3 (2.40%) EMC
9 3 (2.40%) Oracle
9 3 (2.40%) SAP
10 2 (1.60%) IBM
10 2 (1.60%) Adobe
10 2 (1.60%) Juniper
10 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.60%) Reuters
10 2 (1.60%) Atlassian
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