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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 515 548 523
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -25
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 100 95 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 30
Median daily rate £163 £154 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -16.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £116 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £135 £200
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 28
Median hourly rate £14.66 £13.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.75% -8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.28 £13.25 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.79% -7.01%
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
47082 49406 48378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31049 32107 30018
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1896 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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
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 September 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 -9 26 £165 +7.31% 20
South East +19 23 £168 -23.86% 16
South West +6 13 £135 +12.50% 9
East of England +13 12 £186 +20.16% 7
Yorkshire +6 7 £181 -23.68% 5
West Midlands -17 6 £133 - 2
North West +11 5 £175 +29.62% 12
East Midlands -6 5 £200 - 4
North East -25 1 - - 2
Midlands - 1 £160 -
IT Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 114 (65.52%) Windows
2 91 (52.30%) Active Directory
3 70 (40.23%) Microsoft
4 55 (31.61%) MS Office
5 48 (27.59%) Windows 7
6 39 (22.41%) Windows Server
7 34 (19.54%) MS Excel
8 26 (14.94%) ITIL
9 25 (14.37%) Office 365
10 23 (13.22%) Windows 8
10 23 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (13.22%) MS Exchange
11 21 (12.07%) SCCM
12 20 (11.49%) VMware
13 18 (10.34%) LAN
13 18 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (9.77%) Windows 10
14 17 (9.77%) Citrix
15 16 (9.20%) Windows XP
16 15 (8.62%) DNS
16 15 (8.62%) WAN
16 15 (8.62%) Cisco
17 13 (7.47%) DHCP
17 13 (7.47%) SLA
17 13 (7.47%) Hyper-V
18 12 (6.90%) Driving Licence
18 12 (6.90%) Security Cleared
18 12 (6.90%) HP
18 12 (6.90%) VoIP
18 12 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003

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 23 (13.22%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.17%) Skype for Business
3 8 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (4.02%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.87%) IBM Notes
6 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.72%) IIS
8 2 (1.15%) CMS
8 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.57%) Apache
9 1 (0.57%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 55 (31.61%) MS Office
2 34 (19.54%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.57%) InDesign
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.57%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.37%) Office 365
2 3 (1.72%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.34%) LAN
2 15 (8.62%) DNS
2 15 (8.62%) WAN
3 13 (7.47%) DHCP
4 12 (6.90%) Firewall
4 12 (6.90%) VoIP
5 10 (5.75%) Skype
5 10 (5.75%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (4.60%) Internet
7 7 (4.02%) SAN
7 7 (4.02%) VPN
8 6 (3.45%) Wireless
9 5 (2.87%) IPv4
9 5 (2.87%) ISDN
10 4 (2.30%) Intranet
10 4 (2.30%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.72%) SSL
11 3 (1.72%) VLAN
12 2 (1.15%) FTP
12 2 (1.15%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (6.32%) Finance
2 8 (4.60%) Advertising
3 6 (3.45%) Banking
3 6 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.87%) Retail
5 2 (1.15%) Back Office
5 2 (1.15%) Front Office
5 2 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.57%) .NET
1 1 (0.57%) Ajax
1 1 (0.57%) CSS
1 1 (0.57%) HTML
1 1 (0.57%) HTML5
1 1 (0.57%) jQuery
1 1 (0.57%) Middleware
1 1 (0.57%) Web Services
1 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.90%) Driving Licence
2 8 (4.60%) Smartphone
3 7 (4.02%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.30%) iPad
5 4 (2.30%) iPhone
6 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.57%) CCTV
6 1 (0.57%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.57%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (0.57%) EPoS
6 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.57%) Social Media
6 1 (0.57%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 114 (65.52%) Windows
2 48 (27.59%) Windows 7
3 39 (22.41%) Windows Server
4 23 (13.22%) Windows 8
4 23 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (9.77%) Windows 10
7 16 (9.20%) Windows XP
8 12 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (5.17%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.87%) Linux
11 4 (2.30%) Android
12 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.15%) Unix
14 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.94%) ITIL
2 6 (3.45%) Migration
2 6 (3.45%) Service Management
3 5 (2.87%) Asset Management
3 5 (2.87%) Incident Management
4 4 (2.30%) CRM
4 4 (2.30%) Service Delivery
5 3 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (1.72%) Change Management
5 3 (1.72%) Configuration Management
5 3 (1.72%) Data Analysis
5 3 (1.72%) Identity Management
5 3 (1.72%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (1.72%) Problem Management
5 3 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (1.72%) Time Management
6 2 (1.15%) Escalation Management
6 2 (1.15%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (1.15%) Patch Management
6 2 (1.15%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.17%) SQL
2 5 (2.87%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.72%) C
4 2 (1.15%) Java
4 2 (1.15%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.57%) CFML
5 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.57%) PHP
5 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.02%) DBS Check
3 5 (2.87%) CCNA
3 5 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.30%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.15%) MCSE
6 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.57%) MCITP
6 1 (0.57%) MCP
6 1 (0.57%) MCSA
6 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 91 (52.30%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.47%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.60%) XenApp
5 3 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.15%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.57%) Firmware
7 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.57%) Samba
7 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (12.07%) SCCM
2 4 (2.30%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.15%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.15%) WSUS
4 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.57%) Nagios
4 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 70 (40.23%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.49%) VMware
3 17 (9.77%) Citrix
4 15 (8.62%) Cisco
5 12 (6.90%) HP
6 10 (5.75%) Apple
7 7 (4.02%) Avaya
8 6 (3.45%) Dell
8 6 (3.45%) Mitel
8 6 (3.45%) Symantec
9 5 (2.87%) Lotus
10 3 (1.72%) Adobe
10 3 (1.72%) Bloomberg
10 3 (1.72%) Remedy
10 3 (1.72%) Reuters
11 2 (1.15%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.15%) Meraki
11 2 (1.15%) Oracle
11 2 (1.15%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.15%) SonicWALL
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