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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 518 499 487
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 68 56 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 13
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£189 £155 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.77% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £103 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £226
UK excluding London average daily rate £140 £138 £175
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 36
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.23 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.30 £19.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.48% -
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
46875 44412 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.75% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30107 27634 24617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 1774 1804 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.76 £38.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 0 25 £205 +13.88% 17
South East 0 21 £135 -30.76% 13
Yorkshire -16 10 £240 +60.00% 3
West Midlands -1 3 £275 +189.47% 2
East of England -6 3 £165 +1.53% 5
South West -6 3 £120 - 3
North West -14 3 £135 - 9
IT Support Engineer
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IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 106 (75.71%) Windows
2 75 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 54 (38.57%) Windows 7
4 53 (37.86%) Microsoft
5 48 (34.29%) MS Exchange
6 46 (32.86%) MS Office
7 35 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (24.29%) Windows XP
9 29 (20.71%) VMware
10 22 (15.71%) Citrix
11 21 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (14.29%) Firewall
13 19 (13.57%) MS Excel
14 18 (12.86%) Security Cleared
14 18 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2010
15 17 (12.14%) ITIL
15 17 (12.14%) SAN
15 17 (12.14%) DHCP
15 17 (12.14%) DNS
16 16 (11.43%) Cisco
17 15 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (10.71%) SC Cleared
18 14 (10.00%) Internet
19 13 (9.29%) WAN
19 13 (9.29%) Windows 8
20 12 (8.57%) LAN
20 12 (8.57%) MCSE
21 11 (7.86%) Office 365

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.00%) IIS
6 6 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.57%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.86%) Lync
9 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.71%) Apache
9 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 46 (32.86%) MS Office
2 19 (13.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) assyst
2 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.86%) Office 365
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.71%) Yammer
3 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.29%) Firewall
2 17 (12.14%) DNS
2 17 (12.14%) SAN
2 17 (12.14%) DHCP
3 14 (10.00%) Internet
4 13 (9.29%) WAN
5 12 (8.57%) LAN
6 10 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 10 (7.14%) VPN
7 9 (6.43%) VoIP
8 6 (4.29%) Network Security
8 6 (4.29%) iSCSI
8 6 (4.29%) Wireless
9 5 (3.57%) NAS
10 4 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.14%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.14%) VLAN
11 3 (2.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.71%) DB2
General
1 5 (3.57%) Finance
2 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.43%) Retail
3 2 (1.43%) Legal
3 2 (1.43%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.71%) Advertising
4 1 (0.71%) Publishing
4 1 (0.71%) French Language
4 1 (0.71%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) HTML
1 1 (0.71%) Web Services
1 1 (0.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.00%) Replication
4 4 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.86%) iPad
5 3 (2.14%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.14%) Wiki
5 3 (2.14%) iPhone
5 3 (2.14%) NHS
6 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.71%) iSeries
7 1 (0.71%) Clustering
7 1 (0.71%) PDA
7 1 (0.71%) Informatics
7 1 (0.71%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.71%) Handset
7 1 (0.71%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 106 (75.71%) Windows
2 54 (38.57%) Windows 7
3 35 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (24.29%) Windows XP
5 21 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (9.29%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.00%) Windows Vista
8 7 (5.00%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.57%) Linux
10 3 (2.14%) Android
11 2 (1.43%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.43%) UNIX
11 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.43%) CentOS
12 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.14%) ITIL
2 10 (7.14%) Change Management
3 6 (4.29%) Information Security
3 6 (4.29%) Service Management
3 6 (4.29%) Incident Management
3 6 (4.29%) Service Delivery
4 5 (3.57%) ISMS
4 5 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (3.57%) Migration
4 5 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 5 (3.57%) Asset Management
4 5 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (3.57%) Information Security Management
4 5 (3.57%) Security Management
5 3 (2.14%) PRINCE2
5 3 (2.14%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (2.14%) Network Management
5 3 (2.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (2.14%) Patch Management
6 2 (1.43%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.00%) SQL
2 4 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.71%) Python
4 1 (0.71%) C
4 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 15 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (8.57%) MCSE
4 10 (7.14%) MCITP
5 6 (4.29%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.86%) Degree
6 4 (2.86%) CCNA
7 3 (2.14%) CCA
7 3 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.14%) CCEA
7 3 (2.14%) MCP
7 3 (2.14%) CCNP
7 3 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.43%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) SLA
2 5 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 75 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.43%) vSphere
4 6 (4.29%) XenApp
4 6 (4.29%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.86%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.14%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.71%) HDFS
8 1 (0.71%) NFS
8 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.71%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (6.43%) SCCM
2 1 (0.71%) SCOM
2 1 (0.71%) Zenoss
2 1 (0.71%) Windows Intune
2 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (0.71%) Nagios
2 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (37.86%) Microsoft
2 29 (20.71%) VMware
3 22 (15.71%) Citrix
4 16 (11.43%) Cisco
5 7 (5.00%) HP
6 5 (3.57%) NetApp
6 5 (3.57%) Apple
7 4 (2.86%) Dell
8 3 (2.14%) Symantec
8 3 (2.14%) Remedy
8 3 (2.14%) McAfee
9 2 (1.43%) Oracle
9 2 (1.43%) EMC
9 2 (1.43%) Avaya
9 2 (1.43%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.43%) Splunk
9 2 (1.43%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (0.71%) GFI Software
10 1 (0.71%) Meru Networks
10 1 (0.71%) Isilon
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