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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Rank 41 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 11 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.92% 2.34% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 2.43% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
Median daily rate £195 £190 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +80.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £250 £220
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -

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
360 452 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.49% 96.17% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 254 231
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 52 61
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £63.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 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
Basildon -4 4 £195 +62.50%
Halstead - 1 £165 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) VLAN
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) NHS
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) Network Management
5 2 (14.29%) XenApp
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) SLA
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.14%) Apple
6 1 (7.14%) Intranet

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 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Intranet
3 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Line Management
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Network Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
Colchester, Essex
IntaPeople
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago