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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 542 517 504
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 74 95 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 36
Median daily rate £155 £189 £134
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% +41.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £108 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £209
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £145 £120
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 33
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.91 £10.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.50 £15.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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
47023 47467 46270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.81% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31062 30430 28861
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 £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1390 1810 1901
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £40.00 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -13 25 £175 -14.63% 22
East of England +24 15 £160 -20.00% 8
South East -16 10 £120 -11.11% 28
South West +7 9 £110 -8.33% 17
East Midlands +2 7 £135 -
North West -7 4 £115 - 6
West Midlands -21 3 £108 -60.90% 8
Yorkshire -12 2 £76 -47.33% 10
North East - 1 - - 1
IT Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 92 (63.01%) Windows
2 72 (49.32%) Active Directory
3 62 (42.47%) Microsoft
4 45 (30.82%) MS Office
5 40 (27.40%) Windows 7
6 34 (23.29%) Windows Server
7 25 (17.12%) ITIL
8 24 (16.44%) MS Exchange
8 24 (16.44%) VMware
9 22 (15.07%) Cisco
9 22 (15.07%) MS Excel
10 20 (13.70%) Windows 8
11 18 (12.33%) SLA
12 17 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (10.27%) LAN
15 14 (9.59%) Windows XP
15 14 (9.59%) Security Cleared
15 14 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (8.22%) DNS
16 12 (8.22%) WAN
16 12 (8.22%) Service Management
16 12 (8.22%) Firewall
17 11 (7.53%) TCP/IP
17 11 (7.53%) HP
17 11 (7.53%) Citrix
17 11 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2010
18 10 (6.85%) SCCM
18 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
19 9 (6.16%) Cisco Certification

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 (16.44%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.74%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.74%) WordPress
6 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.05%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) CMS
8 1 (0.68%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.68%) IIS
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (30.82%) MS Office
2 22 (15.07%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.79%) Office 365
2 2 (1.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.27%) LAN
2 12 (8.22%) DNS
2 12 (8.22%) Firewall
2 12 (8.22%) WAN
3 11 (7.53%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.16%) DHCP
5 8 (5.48%) VoIP
6 7 (4.79%) Internet
6 7 (4.79%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (3.42%) Intranet
7 5 (3.42%) IPv4
7 5 (3.42%) ISDN
7 5 (3.42%) SAN
7 5 (3.42%) VPN
8 4 (2.74%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.05%) Skype
9 3 (2.05%) Wireless
10 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.68%) SMTP
10 1 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (5.48%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Advertising
3 5 (3.42%) Banking
3 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.37%) Legal
4 2 (1.37%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.37%) HTML
1 2 (1.37%) Web Services
2 1 (0.68%) .NET
2 1 (0.68%) Ajax
2 1 (0.68%) CSS
2 1 (0.68%) HTML5
2 1 (0.68%) jQuery
2 1 (0.68%) Middleware
2 1 (0.68%) ODBC
2 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.48%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.11%) Smartphone
3 5 (3.42%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.42%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.05%) iPad
4 3 (2.05%) iPhone
5 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.68%) BYOD
6 1 (0.68%) CMDB
6 1 (0.68%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (0.68%) EPoS
6 1 (0.68%) Handset
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.68%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 92 (63.01%) Windows
2 40 (27.40%) Windows 7
3 34 (23.29%) Windows Server
4 20 (13.70%) Windows 8
5 17 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (9.59%) Windows XP
7 9 (6.16%) Mac OS X
8 8 (5.48%) Linux
8 8 (5.48%) Windows 10
8 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.05%) Android
9 3 (2.05%) Unix
10 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.12%) ITIL
2 12 (8.22%) Service Management
3 6 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (3.42%) Migration
5 4 (2.74%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.05%) Change Management
6 3 (2.05%) Data Analysis
6 3 (2.05%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.05%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (1.37%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.37%) Fault Analysis
7 2 (1.37%) Identity Management
7 2 (1.37%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (1.37%) Patch Management
7 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.37%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (1.37%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.37%) Time Management
7 2 (1.37%) Wealth Management
8 1 (0.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.16%) SQL
2 2 (1.37%) Java
2 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.68%) C
3 1 (0.68%) CFML
3 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.68%) PHP
3 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.16%) CCNA
3 9 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.16%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.79%) MCP
4 7 (4.79%) MCSE
5 5 (3.42%) DBS Check
6 4 (2.74%) MCSA
7 2 (1.37%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.68%) CCNP
8 1 (0.68%) Degree
8 1 (0.68%) MCITP
8 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 72 (49.32%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.42%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.74%) vSphere
5 2 (1.37%) XenApp
6 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.68%) vCloud
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (6.85%) SCCM
2 2 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.37%) WSUS
3 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.68%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.68%) Sysprep
3 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 62 (42.47%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.44%) VMware
3 22 (15.07%) Cisco
4 11 (7.53%) Citrix
4 11 (7.53%) HP
5 8 (5.48%) Oracle
6 6 (4.11%) Apple
7 5 (3.42%) Avaya
7 5 (3.42%) Mitel
7 5 (3.42%) Remedy
8 4 (2.74%) Dell
8 4 (2.74%) Intel Security
8 4 (2.74%) Lotus
9 3 (2.05%) EMC
10 2 (1.37%) Google
10 2 (1.37%) Juniper
10 2 (1.37%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.37%) Symantec
11 1 (0.68%) Meru Networks
11 1 (0.68%) Xerox
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Oscar
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Rate: Rate Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: £200 - 250 per day
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London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £240 per day + ASAP Start
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University Of Cambridge
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