The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 46 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.96% 1.42% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.45% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £163 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £220 £240
% change year-on-year
-20.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +1.69%
Support Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
400 552 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.15% 97.70% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 295 310
Median daily rate £365 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 92 48
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £41.25 £35.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Basildon - 2 £140 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Essex region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (14.29%) CCNA
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) VoIP
5 3 (14.29%) MCSE
5 3 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
6 2 (9.52%) Solaris
6 2 (9.52%) MCP
6 2 (9.52%) WLAN
6 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 2 (9.52%) ISDN
6 2 (9.52%) LAN
6 2 (9.52%) DNS
6 2 (9.52%) CCA
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (9.52%) SLA

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
1 3 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
1 3 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) IPv4
2 2 (9.52%) ISDN
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (9.52%) WLAN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) H.323
3 1 (4.76%) Intranet
3 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.76%) PBX
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) Telepresence
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Handset
3 1 (4.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
1 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
1 2 (9.52%) Migration
1 2 (9.52%) Network Management
1 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
1 2 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
1 2 (9.52%) Time Management
2 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CCNA
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) CCA
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (9.52%) DBS Check
2 2 (9.52%) MCP
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Avaya
4 2 (9.52%) Mitel
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Apple
5 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Red Box
5 1 (4.76%) webMethods