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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 479 532 501
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -31
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 94 78 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 30 20
Median daily rate £164 £175 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £120 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £400 £232
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £175 £138
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.51 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.00 £27.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.20%

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
39639 45394 45253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26042 29634 28355
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1517 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +26 32 £165 +3.12% 20
South East +16 26 £145 -17.14% 28
South West +13 8 £130 - 5
East of England +9 8 £275 +18.91% 12
North West +27 7 £100 +25.00% 10
East Midlands +4 5 £125 - 7
Yorkshire +13 3 £200 - 3
West Midlands +2 3 £200 +17.64%
North East - 2 £128 -
IT Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 141 (73.06%) Windows
2 115 (59.59%) Active Directory
3 86 (44.56%) Microsoft
4 77 (39.90%) Windows 7
5 63 (32.64%) MS Office
6 47 (24.35%) ITIL
7 44 (22.80%) Office 365
8 43 (22.28%) MS Excel
9 41 (21.24%) Windows Server
10 38 (19.69%) Windows 10
11 35 (18.13%) Apple
12 33 (17.10%) MS Exchange
12 33 (17.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (16.06%) SCCM
14 30 (15.54%) Windows 8
15 28 (14.51%) Windows Server 2012
16 25 (12.95%) VMware
17 24 (12.44%) WAN
18 21 (10.88%) SLA
19 20 (10.36%) Android
19 20 (10.36%) Windows XP
19 20 (10.36%) Firewall
20 19 (9.84%) Citrix
20 19 (9.84%) Incident Management
21 18 (9.33%) HP
21 18 (9.33%) LAN
21 18 (9.33%) DBS Check
22 17 (8.81%) VPN
23 15 (7.77%) SharePoint
23 15 (7.77%) Cisco

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 33 (17.10%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.77%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (4.15%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.59%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.59%) IIS
7 2 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 63 (32.64%) MS Office
2 43 (22.28%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 44 (22.80%) Office 365
2 5 (2.59%) OneDrive
3 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) G Suite
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.44%) WAN
2 20 (10.36%) Firewall
3 18 (9.33%) LAN
4 17 (8.81%) VPN
5 12 (6.22%) DNS
6 10 (5.18%) Wireless
7 9 (4.66%) DHCP
7 9 (4.66%) Internet
8 7 (3.63%) TCP/IP
9 6 (3.11%) SAN
9 6 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (2.59%) PBX
10 5 (2.59%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (2.59%) SNMP
11 4 (2.07%) Skype
11 4 (2.07%) WLAN
12 3 (1.55%) 3G
12 3 (1.55%) VLAN
12 3 (1.55%) VoIP
13 2 (1.04%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (5.70%) Finance
2 6 (3.11%) Banking
2 6 (3.11%) Retail
3 5 (2.59%) Advertising
4 4 (2.07%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.52%) HTML
1 1 (0.52%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.52%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.77%) Smartphone
2 13 (6.74%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.74%) Driving Licence
3 10 (5.18%) RSA SecurID
4 9 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.66%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.63%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.59%) iPhone
7 3 (1.55%) iPad
8 2 (1.04%) BYOD
8 2 (1.04%) Clustering
8 2 (1.04%) EPoS
8 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.04%) Replication
9 1 (0.52%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.52%) Fintech
9 1 (0.52%) NHS
9 1 (0.52%) PKI
9 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 141 (73.06%) Windows
2 77 (39.90%) Windows 7
3 41 (21.24%) Windows Server
4 38 (19.69%) Windows 10
5 33 (17.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (15.54%) Windows 8
7 28 (14.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (10.36%) Android
8 20 (10.36%) Windows XP
9 11 (5.70%) Mac OS X
9 11 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (4.15%) Mac OS
11 6 (3.11%) Linux
12 5 (2.59%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.55%) SUSE
14 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.35%) ITIL
2 19 (9.84%) Incident Management
3 14 (7.25%) Service Management
4 12 (6.22%) Service Delivery
5 9 (4.66%) Change Management
6 7 (3.63%) ITIL V3
6 7 (3.63%) ITSM
7 6 (3.11%) Asset Management
8 5 (2.59%) Application Packaging
8 5 (2.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (2.59%) Fault Management
9 4 (2.07%) Coaching
9 4 (2.07%) DNA
9 4 (2.07%) Migration
9 4 (2.07%) Network Management
10 3 (1.55%) Business Continuity
10 3 (1.55%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (1.55%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (1.55%) Patch Management
10 3 (1.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.66%) SQL
2 8 (4.15%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.04%) C
4 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (9.33%) DBS Check
2 13 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.22%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.15%) MCSE
4 8 (4.15%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.07%) MCP
5 4 (2.07%) MCSA
6 3 (1.55%) Degree
7 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.04%) MCITP
8 1 (0.52%) CCNA
8 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.52%) MCPD
8 1 (0.52%) MCTS
8 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 115 (59.59%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.77%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.59%) BitLocker
5 4 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.07%) XenApp
6 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.04%) vSphere
7 1 (0.52%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.52%) Firmware
7 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (16.06%) SCCM
2 2 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.04%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.52%) DameWare
3 1 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 86 (44.56%) Microsoft
2 35 (18.13%) Apple
3 25 (12.95%) VMware
4 19 (9.84%) Citrix
5 18 (9.33%) HP
6 15 (7.77%) Cisco
7 13 (6.74%) Dell
8 10 (5.18%) Toshiba
9 8 (4.15%) Intel Security
10 7 (3.63%) Google
11 5 (2.59%) Bloomberg
11 5 (2.59%) Lotus
11 5 (2.59%) Reuters
12 3 (1.55%) Remedy
13 2 (1.04%) Adobe
13 2 (1.04%) CA
13 2 (1.04%) Peregrine
13 2 (1.04%) Polycom
13 2 (1.04%) Spiceworks
13 2 (1.04%) Symantec
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