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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 603 580 553
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 22 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.077% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.081% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 27
Median daily rate £375 £200 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £159 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £288 £284
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £225 £190
% change year-on-year
+35.55% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Median hourly rate £18.28 £15.50 £160.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.90% -90.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £15.75 -
% change year-on-year
+16.03% -
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
46717 48225 45605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 30823 30939 28425
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 £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1834 1871
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 June 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 June 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 8 £382 +91.00% 4
South East -2 5 £375 +120.58% 7
East of England +14 3 £90 -68.69% 4
West Midlands -25 3 - - 1
South West -4 1 - - 3
North West -15 1 - - 7
North East - 1 - -
Technical Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 71 (80.68%) Windows
2 39 (44.32%) Windows Server
3 34 (38.64%) Active Directory
4 25 (28.41%) Oracle
5 23 (26.14%) Linux
5 23 (26.14%) Microsoft
6 22 (25.00%) SQL
7 21 (23.86%) VMware
8 19 (21.59%) MS Office
9 16 (18.18%) Unix
9 16 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 16 (18.18%) Windows 7
10 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (15.91%) MCSE
11 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (15.91%) Office 365
12 13 (14.77%) PowerShell
12 13 (14.77%) SharePoint
12 13 (14.77%) Telecoms
13 12 (13.64%) MS Exchange
14 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (12.50%) Oracle Database
14 11 (12.50%) GPRS
14 11 (12.50%) UMTS
14 11 (12.50%) WCDMA
14 11 (12.50%) Solaris
14 11 (12.50%) Sybase
14 11 (12.50%) SS7
14 11 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
15 10 (11.36%) C#

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 13 (14.77%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.82%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (6.82%) WordPress
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.14%) Confluence
6 1 (1.14%) Drupal
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.14%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (21.59%) MS Office
2 16 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.91%) Office 365
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.27%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.27%) Yammer
4 1 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
1 11 (12.50%) GPRS
1 11 (12.50%) SS7
1 11 (12.50%) UMTS
1 11 (12.50%) WCDMA
2 9 (10.23%) Internet
2 9 (10.23%) Skype
3 6 (6.82%) CDMA
3 6 (6.82%) DNS
3 6 (6.82%) GSM
4 5 (5.68%) GGSN
4 5 (5.68%) Intranet
4 5 (5.68%) NetScaler
4 5 (5.68%) SGSN
4 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.55%) DHCP
5 4 (4.55%) Firewall
6 3 (3.41%) HTTP
6 3 (3.41%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (14.77%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.95%) German Language
3 6 (6.82%) Billing
4 4 (4.55%) Finance
4 4 (4.55%) French Language
5 3 (3.41%) Marketing
6 2 (2.27%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.27%) Law
6 2 (2.27%) Legal
6 2 (2.27%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.14%) Automotive
7 1 (1.14%) Back Office
7 1 (1.14%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) .NET
2 3 (3.41%) CSS
2 3 (3.41%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.27%) DCOM
3 2 (2.27%) HTML
3 2 (2.27%) XML
4 1 (1.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.27%) Clustering
3 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.14%) EPoS
4 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (80.68%) Windows
2 39 (44.32%) Windows Server
3 23 (26.14%) Linux
4 16 (18.18%) Unix
4 16 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (12.50%) Solaris
6 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.82%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.41%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.27%) Android
10 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.14%) Debian
11 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.14%) SUSE
11 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (6.82%) Migration
2 5 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (5.68%) High Availability
3 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (3.41%) Change Management
4 3 (3.41%) Configuration Management
4 3 (3.41%) ITIL
4 3 (3.41%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (2.27%) ITIL V3
5 2 (2.27%) MVC
5 2 (2.27%) RAD
6 1 (1.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.14%) Network Management
6 1 (1.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.14%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.14%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.14%) Web Development
6 1 (1.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.00%) SQL
2 13 (14.77%) PowerShell
3 10 (11.36%) C#
4 9 (10.23%) Python
5 6 (6.82%) Java
6 5 (5.68%) Ruby
7 4 (4.55%) Perl
8 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.41%) VB
9 2 (2.27%) C
9 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.27%) PHP
9 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.27%) VB6
10 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.14%) C++
10 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.91%) MCSE
3 10 (11.36%) MCITP
4 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.82%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.68%) Degree
6 5 (5.68%) MCDST
7 4 (4.55%) CCNA
8 3 (3.41%) A+ Certification
8 3 (3.41%) MCTS
9 2 (2.27%) MCSA
9 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.14%) CCNP
10 1 (1.14%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
2 7 (7.95%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.68%) vSphere
4 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.27%) XenServer
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.14%) Samba
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) SCCM
2 2 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.14%) Netcool
3 1 (1.14%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (1.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 25 (28.41%) Oracle
2 23 (26.14%) Microsoft
3 21 (23.86%) VMware
4 11 (12.50%) Sybase
5 8 (9.09%) Cisco
5 8 (9.09%) F5
6 5 (5.68%) Apple
6 5 (5.68%) Juniper
7 4 (4.55%) Huawei
8 3 (3.41%) Becrypt
8 3 (3.41%) Lumension
8 3 (3.41%) Splunk
9 2 (2.27%) Citrix
9 2 (2.27%) iManage
9 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.14%) HP
10 1 (1.14%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.14%) Remedy
10 1 (1.14%) Symantec
10 1 (1.14%) Veritas
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