The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Technical Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 603 602 581
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 25 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.061% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.065% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 17
Median daily rate £355 £210 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.04% +16.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £160 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £260 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £223 £263 £225
% change year-on-year
-15.23% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -31.70%
Technical 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
47538 49528 48278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.73% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31327 32075 29701
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1871 1931
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the England region.

Technical Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Technical Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Technical Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Technical Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the England region.

Technical Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
South East +8 6 £435 +45.00% 8
London -25 5 £381 +90.50% 6
Yorkshire -1 4 £330 +65.00%
East Midlands -2 2 £210 -16.00%
West Midlands -29 2 £120 - 2
East of England - 2 £90 - 1
North East - 2 £350 - 1
South West - 2 £150 - 1
Technical Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (81.03%) Windows
2 23 (39.66%) Active Directory
3 20 (34.48%) Windows Server
4 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
4 17 (29.31%) VMware
5 16 (27.59%) MS Excel
6 15 (25.86%) Linux
7 11 (18.97%) MS Office
7 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
8 10 (17.24%) SQL
8 10 (17.24%) Oracle
9 9 (15.52%) Unix
9 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
10 8 (13.79%) Office 365
10 8 (13.79%) SCCM
10 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
11 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
11 7 (12.07%) Python
11 7 (12.07%) Internet
11 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
12 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (10.34%) Windows 8
12 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
12 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
12 6 (10.34%) MCSE
12 6 (10.34%) .NET

Technical 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 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) WordPress
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.17%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.72%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.72%) Drupal
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.97%) MS Office
3 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Office 365
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.72%) IaaS
4 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Internet
1 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.62%) LDAP
3 4 (6.90%) DHCP
3 4 (6.90%) DNS
3 4 (6.90%) Network Security
3 4 (6.90%) WAN
4 3 (5.17%) HTTP
4 3 (5.17%) Intranet
4 3 (5.17%) LAN
4 3 (5.17%) SAN
4 3 (5.17%) Skype
5 2 (3.45%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (3.45%) GPRS
5 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.45%) SS7
5 2 (3.45%) UMTS
5 2 (3.45%) WCDMA
6 1 (1.72%) GGSN
6 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (6.90%) German Language
2 3 (5.17%) Billing
2 3 (5.17%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) French Language
3 2 (3.45%) Italian Language
3 2 (3.45%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) .NET
2 5 (8.62%) Regular Expression
3 3 (5.17%) CSS
4 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.45%) DCOM
4 2 (3.45%) HTML
4 2 (3.45%) XML
5 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.72%) EPoS
3 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (81.03%) Windows
2 20 (34.48%) Windows Server
3 15 (25.86%) Linux
4 9 (15.52%) Unix
4 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.34%) Windows 8
7 5 (8.62%) Mac OS
7 5 (8.62%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.45%) Solaris
9 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.72%) AIX
10 1 (1.72%) Debian
10 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.72%) SUSE
10 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.62%) ITIL
1 5 (8.62%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
2 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (5.17%) ITIL V3
2 3 (5.17%) Migration
3 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
3 2 (3.45%) MVC
4 1 (1.72%) Data Migration
4 1 (1.72%) High Availability
4 1 (1.72%) Information Governance
4 1 (1.72%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.72%) Process Improvement
4 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
4 1 (1.72%) Software Testing
4 1 (1.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) Python
3 6 (10.34%) C#
3 6 (10.34%) Java
3 6 (10.34%) Perl
3 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.17%) VB
6 2 (3.45%) C
6 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.45%) PHP
6 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.45%) VB6
7 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.72%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
7 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.34%) MCSE
4 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.62%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.90%) CCNA
6 3 (5.17%) A+ Certification
7 2 (3.45%) Degree
7 2 (3.45%) MCITP
7 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.72%) CCNP
8 1 (1.72%) MCDST
8 1 (1.72%) MCSA
8 1 (1.72%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (39.66%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) vSphere
4 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.17%) vCloud
5 2 (3.45%) XenServer
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.72%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.72%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
1 17 (29.31%) VMware
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) Splunk
4 3 (5.17%) Becrypt
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) Citrix
4 3 (5.17%) HP
4 3 (5.17%) Lumension
5 2 (3.45%) Apple
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.45%) Sybase
6 1 (1.72%) AppSense
6 1 (1.72%) F5
6 1 (1.72%) Huawei
6 1 (1.72%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.72%) Juniper
6 1 (1.72%) NetScout
6 1 (1.72%) Remedy
6 1 (1.72%) Veeam
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