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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Engineer
Rank 528 510 481
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -29
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 57 66 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £99 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £218
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £150 £175
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 32
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -0.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.00 £19.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
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
47724 45773 43200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.49% 92.58% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30889 28241 25946
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1778 1846 1974
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 August 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
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 August 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 -13 22 £200 +14.28% 20
Yorkshire -12 14 £185 +23.33% 3
South East -23 9 £110 -45.00% 12
South West +3 5 £120 - 6
West Midlands +6 2 £275 +189.47% 3
East of England -9 2 £175 +9.37% 5
North West -17 2 £135 -40.00% 10
East Midlands -12 1 - -
IT Support Engineer
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IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 97 (75.19%) Windows
2 69 (53.49%) Active Directory
3 47 (36.43%) Microsoft
4 42 (32.56%) Windows 7
5 39 (30.23%) MS Office
6 38 (29.46%) MS Exchange
7 37 (28.68%) Windows XP
8 27 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (17.83%) VMware
10 20 (15.50%) Citrix
11 18 (13.95%) MS Excel
12 17 (13.18%) Firewall
13 15 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (10.85%) SAN
14 14 (10.85%) Cisco
14 14 (10.85%) ITIL
15 12 (9.30%) Internet
15 12 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (8.53%) Security Cleared
16 11 (8.53%) Windows 8
16 11 (8.53%) WAN
16 11 (8.53%) DHCP
16 11 (8.53%) VPN
16 11 (8.53%) DNS
16 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (7.75%) VoIP
17 10 (7.75%) LAN
18 9 (6.98%) Office 365

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 38 (29.46%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.43%) IIS
3 7 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.10%) Lync
6 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.78%) Apache
7 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (30.23%) MS Office
2 18 (13.95%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.78%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Yammer
3 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.18%) Firewall
2 14 (10.85%) SAN
3 12 (9.30%) Internet
4 11 (8.53%) VPN
4 11 (8.53%) DNS
4 11 (8.53%) WAN
4 11 (8.53%) DHCP
5 10 (7.75%) LAN
5 10 (7.75%) VoIP
6 8 (6.20%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.43%) Wireless
8 6 (4.65%) Network Security
8 6 (4.65%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.33%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.33%) VLAN
9 3 (2.33%) Intranet
10 2 (1.55%) SSL
10 2 (1.55%) PBX
10 2 (1.55%) LDAP
10 2 (1.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) DB2
General
1 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
1 3 (2.33%) Finance
2 2 (1.55%) Legal
2 2 (1.55%) Retail
2 2 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.78%) French Language
3 1 (0.78%) German Language
3 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.43%) Management Information System
1 7 (5.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.65%) Replication
3 5 (3.88%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.33%) Wiki
4 3 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.55%) iPad
5 2 (1.55%) NHS
6 1 (0.78%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.78%) Handset
6 1 (0.78%) Clustering
6 1 (0.78%) PDA
6 1 (0.78%) CCTV
6 1 (0.78%) Informatics
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 97 (75.19%) Windows
2 42 (32.56%) Windows 7
3 37 (28.68%) Windows XP
4 27 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (8.53%) Windows 8
7 7 (5.43%) Linux
8 5 (3.88%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.10%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.33%) Android
10 3 (2.33%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.55%) UNIX
11 2 (1.55%) CentOS
11 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.85%) ITIL
2 7 (5.43%) Change Management
3 6 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (4.65%) Information Security
3 6 (4.65%) Incident Management
4 5 (3.88%) ISMS
4 5 (3.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (3.88%) Information Security Management
4 5 (3.88%) Security Management
5 4 (3.10%) Service Management
5 4 (3.10%) Migration
6 3 (2.33%) Network Management
6 3 (2.33%) Patch Management
6 3 (2.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.55%) Project Management
7 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.55%) Workflow
7 2 (1.55%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.55%) Software Distribution
7 2 (1.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.88%) SQL
2 4 (3.10%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.78%) Python
4 1 (0.78%) C
4 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (8.53%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.20%) MCSE
4 5 (3.88%) Degree
5 4 (3.10%) MCITP
6 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.33%) CCNA
7 2 (1.55%) MCSA
7 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.55%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.78%) CCNP
8 1 (0.78%) MCP
8 1 (0.78%) CCA
8 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.78%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) SLA
2 5 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (53.49%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.98%) vSphere
4 4 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.10%) XenApp
4 4 (3.10%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.78%) Samba
5 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.78%) HDFS
5 1 (0.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (5.43%) SCCM
2 2 (1.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.78%) WSUS
3 1 (0.78%) Nagios
3 1 (0.78%) SCOM
3 1 (0.78%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.78%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 47 (36.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.83%) VMware
3 20 (15.50%) Citrix
4 14 (10.85%) Cisco
5 8 (6.20%) HP
6 4 (3.10%) Apple
7 3 (2.33%) Dell
8 2 (1.55%) EMC
8 2 (1.55%) Avaya
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle
8 2 (1.55%) NetApp
8 2 (1.55%) Symantec
8 2 (1.55%) Splunk
9 1 (0.78%) GFI Software
9 1 (0.78%) Meraki
9 1 (0.78%) Meru Networks
9 1 (0.78%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (0.78%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.78%) AppSense
9 1 (0.78%) Mitel
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