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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 562 533 479
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -54
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 64 78 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 48
Median daily rate £172 £183 £136
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.02% +33.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £121 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £275 £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £178 £115
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +54.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 29 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.50 £29.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.94 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+7.64% +3.22%
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
46767 46633 45417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.73% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30873 29254 28503
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1342 1874 1952
Median hourly rate £17.95 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +1 19 £175 -22.22% 28
South East -19 14 £175 -23.07% 17
East of England +10 11 £155 -11.42% 12
South West -2 6 £234 - 13
Yorkshire -5 4 £119 -25.35% 9
North West -14 4 £115 - 9
East Midlands +12 3 - - 7
West Midlands -7 3 - - 2
North East - 1 £74 - 1
IT Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 99 (68.75%) Windows
2 82 (56.94%) Active Directory
3 67 (46.53%) Microsoft
4 51 (35.42%) MS Office
5 47 (32.64%) Windows 7
6 37 (25.69%) Windows Server
7 26 (18.06%) MS Exchange
8 25 (17.36%) ITIL
8 25 (17.36%) Cisco
9 23 (15.97%) VMware
9 23 (15.97%) MS Excel
10 21 (14.58%) Windows XP
10 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (13.19%) SLA
12 18 (12.50%) Windows 8
13 17 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (10.42%) LAN
14 15 (10.42%) TCP/IP
14 15 (10.42%) DNS
15 14 (9.72%) Service Management
15 14 (9.72%) Firewall
15 14 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (9.03%) WAN
16 13 (9.03%) HP
16 13 (9.03%) Citrix
16 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (7.64%) DHCP
17 11 (7.64%) Video Conferencing
17 11 (7.64%) SCCM
17 11 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2010

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 26 (18.06%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.47%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.78%) WordPress
6 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.39%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.39%) IIS
6 2 (1.39%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.69%) Apache
7 1 (0.69%) CMS
7 1 (0.69%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (35.42%) MS Office
2 23 (15.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (1.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.42%) DNS
1 15 (10.42%) LAN
1 15 (10.42%) TCP/IP
2 14 (9.72%) Firewall
3 13 (9.03%) WAN
4 11 (7.64%) DHCP
5 9 (6.25%) Internet
6 8 (5.56%) VPN
7 5 (3.47%) SAN
8 4 (2.78%) Intranet
8 4 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (2.78%) VoIP
8 4 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.08%) Wireless
10 2 (1.39%) ADSL
10 2 (1.39%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.39%) IPv4
10 2 (1.39%) ISDN
10 2 (1.39%) Skype
10 2 (1.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (5.56%) Finance
2 5 (3.47%) Advertising
3 4 (2.78%) Banking
4 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.39%) Legal
6 1 (0.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.69%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.39%) HTML
1 2 (1.39%) Web Services
2 1 (0.69%) .NET
2 1 (0.69%) Ajax
2 1 (0.69%) CSS
2 1 (0.69%) HTML5
2 1 (0.69%) jQuery
2 1 (0.69%) ODBC
2 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.64%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (6.94%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.86%) Smartphone
4 5 (3.47%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.78%) iPhone
6 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.08%) iPad
7 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.39%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.39%) Handset
8 1 (0.69%) BYOD
8 1 (0.69%) CMDB
8 1 (0.69%) EMC VNXe
8 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 99 (68.75%) Windows
2 47 (32.64%) Windows 7
3 37 (25.69%) Windows Server
4 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (14.58%) Windows XP
5 18 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 14 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.56%) Android
8 8 (5.56%) Mac OS X
8 8 (5.56%) Windows 10
9 7 (4.86%) Linux
10 4 (2.78%) Unix
11 3 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.08%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.36%) ITIL
2 14 (9.72%) Service Management
3 8 (5.56%) Migration
4 6 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (3.47%) Incident Management
6 4 (2.78%) Time Management
7 3 (2.08%) Change Management
7 3 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (2.08%) Patch Management
7 3 (2.08%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (1.39%) Data Analysis
8 2 (1.39%) Fault Analysis
8 2 (1.39%) Identity Management
8 2 (1.39%) Wealth Management
9 1 (0.69%) Application Virtualisation
9 1 (0.69%) Mentoring
9 1 (0.69%) Server Building
9 1 (0.69%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (0.69%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.86%) SQL
2 2 (1.39%) Java
2 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
2 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.69%) C
3 1 (0.69%) CFML
3 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.69%) PHP
3 1 (0.69%) VB
3 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.94%) MCP
2 10 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.25%) CCNA
3 9 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.25%) MCSE
4 7 (4.86%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.17%) DBS Check
6 5 (3.47%) MCSA
7 4 (2.78%) HND
8 2 (1.39%) Degree
8 2 (1.39%) MCITP
9 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.69%) CCNP
9 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 82 (56.94%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.47%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.78%) ISA Server
4 4 (2.78%) vSphere
5 3 (2.08%) XenApp
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.69%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.69%) vCloud
6 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (7.64%) SCCM
2 4 (2.78%) WSUS
3 3 (2.08%) Sysprep
4 2 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.69%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (46.53%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.36%) Cisco
3 23 (15.97%) VMware
4 13 (9.03%) Citrix
4 13 (9.03%) HP
5 8 (5.56%) Apple
5 8 (5.56%) Oracle
6 5 (3.47%) Remedy
7 4 (2.78%) Dell
7 4 (2.78%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.08%) Avaya
8 3 (2.08%) EMC
9 2 (1.39%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.39%) Google
9 2 (1.39%) Juniper
9 2 (1.39%) Lotus
9 2 (1.39%) Mitel
9 2 (1.39%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.69%) Computacenter
10 1 (0.69%) Meru Networks
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