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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 46 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.64% 1.72% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.79% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Median daily rate £170 £128 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £93 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £184 £124
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £217 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.85% -3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
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
420 504 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 98.36% 96.55% 90.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 269 239
Median daily rate £325 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £218 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 74 59
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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
Chelmsford 0 3 £300 -
Basildon - 1 £170 - 1
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (36.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) VoIP
2 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.00%) Avaya
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) IPv4
3 5 (20.00%) ISDN
3 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (20.00%) Mitel
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.00%) MS Office
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (12.00%) CCNA
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) MCSE
5 3 (12.00%) Internet
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.00%) Time Management
5 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management

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 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) VoIP
2 5 (20.00%) IPv4
2 5 (20.00%) ISDN
2 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (12.00%) Internet
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) WLAN
5 1 (4.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) H.323
5 1 (4.00%) Intranet
5 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.00%) PBX
5 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Handset
3 1 (4.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Time Management
2 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (8.00%) Service Management
2 2 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Network Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CCNA
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.00%) MCSE
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) CCA
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.00%) Firmware
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (4.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Avaya
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco
1 5 (20.00%) Mitel
2 4 (16.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Red Box
5 1 (4.00%) webMethods