The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 561 550 552
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 28 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.054% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.058% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 2
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£210 £177 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.35% -51.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £115 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £319 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £230 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £25.25 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +7.89%
Technical Support Engineer
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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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 15 £205 +15.53% 11
South East -17 9 £275 +83.33% 13
North West -31 2 - - 3
Yorkshire -29 1 £200 +37.93%
East Midlands - 1 £250 - 1
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Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Technical Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Support Engineer in their job title.

1 44 (67.69%) Windows
2 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
3 18 (27.69%) VMware
4 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
5 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (18.46%) MS Office
7 11 (16.92%) Degree
8 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 10 (15.38%) SQL
8 10 (15.38%) Internet
9 9 (13.85%) Office 365
10 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
10 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
10 8 (12.31%) DNS
10 8 (12.31%) Citrix
10 8 (12.31%) Cisco
11 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
11 7 (10.77%) HTML
11 7 (10.77%) Oracle
11 7 (10.77%) Firewall
11 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
12 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
12 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
12 6 (9.23%) CSS
12 6 (9.23%) ITIL
12 6 (9.23%) .NET

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Technical Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.62%) IIS
4 3 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.62%) Lync
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Office
2 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Office 365
2 5 (7.69%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) Internet
2 8 (12.31%) DNS
3 7 (10.77%) Firewall
4 5 (7.69%) SMS
5 4 (6.15%) LAN
5 4 (6.15%) WAN
5 4 (6.15%) DHCP
5 4 (6.15%) VPN
5 4 (6.15%) NAS
6 3 (4.62%) IP Telephony
6 3 (4.62%) SAN
6 3 (4.62%) VoIP
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (3.08%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (3.08%) HTTP
7 2 (3.08%) WCDMA
7 2 (3.08%) SDH
7 2 (3.08%) UMTS
7 2 (3.08%) LDAP
7 2 (3.08%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Bugzilla
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
1 3 (4.62%) Trac
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.69%) Legal
3 4 (6.15%) Billing
4 3 (4.62%) Law
5 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 2 (3.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.54%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.54%) French Language
6 1 (1.54%) German Language
6 1 (1.54%) Military
6 1 (1.54%) Finance
6 1 (1.54%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) HTML
2 6 (9.23%) .NET
2 6 (9.23%) CSS
3 5 (7.69%) jQuery
3 5 (7.69%) HTML5
3 5 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (1.54%) FFmpeg
4 1 (1.54%) WCF
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.54%) Telematics
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) EPoS
5 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (67.69%) Windows
2 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.69%) Android
7 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.15%) UNIX
7 4 (6.15%) Windows 2000
7 4 (6.15%) Windows NT
8 3 (4.62%) Solaris
9 2 (3.08%) Linux
9 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.08%) BlackBerry OS
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.54%) CentOS
10 1 (1.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.23%) ITIL
1 6 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (7.69%) Analytics
2 5 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 4 (6.15%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.62%) Workflow
5 2 (3.08%) Migration
5 2 (3.08%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.08%) Project Management
5 2 (3.08%) Change Management
5 2 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.54%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.54%) Change Control
6 1 (1.54%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.54%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.54%) Software Delivery
6 1 (1.54%) Server Building
6 1 (1.54%) Office Automation
6 1 (1.54%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.69%) C#
3 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.54%) SCSA
3 1 (1.54%) MCDST
3 1 (1.54%) MCITP
3 1 (1.54%) HND
3 1 (1.54%) MCSE
3 1 (1.54%) CCNP
3 1 (1.54%) CCNA
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.69%) XenApp
4 4 (6.15%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.08%) vSphere
5 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) SCCM
2 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.54%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) VMware
2 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) Citrix
3 8 (12.31%) Cisco
4 7 (10.77%) Oracle
5 5 (7.69%) Adobe
5 5 (7.69%) Apple
5 5 (7.69%) Google
6 4 (6.15%) HP
7 3 (4.62%) Sybase
7 3 (4.62%) Symantec
7 3 (4.62%) Websense
8 2 (3.08%) Juniper
8 2 (3.08%) WatchGuard
8 2 (3.08%) Polycom
9 1 (1.54%) Twitter
9 1 (1.54%) Huawei
9 1 (1.54%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.54%) CommVault
9 1 (1.54%) Veritas
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