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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 559 553 544
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 20 59 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 36
Median daily rate £353 £230 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.26% -26.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £159 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £253 £285
% change year-on-year
-36.63% -11.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £130.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +940.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £82.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +562.00%

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
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 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 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 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 +11 12 £380 +60.00% 6
East of England +5 2 £209 - 3
East Midlands +3 2 - - 1
North West +23 1 - - 1
South West +10 1 £320 +88.23% 5
South East 0 1 £113 -53.36% 9
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Technical Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
3 10 (24.39%) Linux
3 10 (24.39%) Perl
3 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
3 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
4 8 (19.51%) Knowledge Management
4 8 (19.51%) Python
4 8 (19.51%) Unix
4 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
4 8 (19.51%) Regular Expression
5 7 (17.07%) Splunk
6 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
6 6 (14.63%) VMware
6 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
6 6 (14.63%) Migration
7 5 (12.20%) Cisco
8 4 (9.76%) SQL
8 4 (9.76%) Citrix
8 4 (9.76%) NetApp
8 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.76%) SCCM
9 3 (7.32%) GPON
9 3 (7.32%) DNS
9 3 (7.32%) ITIL
9 3 (7.32%) Dell
9 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (7.32%) DSLAM
9 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012

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 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) DNS
1 3 (7.32%) DSLAM
1 3 (7.32%) GPON
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) LDAP
2 2 (4.88%) Skype
3 1 (2.44%) Broadband
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) Intranet
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) VoIP
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Front Office
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Over-the-Top Content
1 2 (4.88%) Video on Demand
2 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
3 8 (19.51%) Unix
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.88%) Android
7 2 (4.88%) Mac OS
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.44%) SUSE
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (14.63%) Migration
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL
4 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) Benchmarking
5 1 (2.44%) Content Management
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.44%) DevOps
5 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.44%) Network Management
5 1 (2.44%) Presales
5 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) Threat Management
5 1 (2.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Perl
2 8 (19.51%) Python
2 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
3 4 (9.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.44%) CCNA
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) MCDST
2 1 (2.44%) MCSA
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
2 1 (2.44%) XenApp
2 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.44%) NetApp OnCommand
2 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Splunk
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) Citrix
5 4 (9.76%) NetApp
6 3 (7.32%) Dell
7 2 (4.88%) Veeam
8 1 (2.44%) Acronis
8 1 (2.44%) Aruba
8 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.44%) Sophos
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec