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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 34 55 37
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 21 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.41% 0.97% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 0.99% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 8
Median daily rate £260 £275 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +32.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £127 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £355 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £261 £208 £213
% change year-on-year
+25.90% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.14 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.06% +4.12%
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
462 606 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.06% 97.58% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 380 239
Median daily rate £320 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 55 64
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Brentwood +12 9 £104 - 2
Basildon - 4 £250 -
Harlow - 2 £325 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £360 -
Chelmsford +9 1 £300 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) MCSE
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.24%) Mitel
4 5 (17.24%) Avaya
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
4 5 (17.24%) MS Office
4 5 (17.24%) IPv4
4 5 (17.24%) CCNA
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix
4 5 (17.24%) ISDN
4 5 (17.24%) VoIP
5 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
5 4 (13.79%) NHS
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.34%) Internet
6 3 (10.34%) IIS

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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) IPv4
1 5 (17.24%) ISDN
1 5 (17.24%) VoIP
1 5 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) WLAN
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Automotive
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) Classic ASP
1 2 (6.90%) WCF
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Solaris
5 2 (6.90%) Unix
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
2 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
2 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
2 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
2 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
2 2 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (6.90%) Service Management
2 2 (6.90%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (6.90%) Time Management
3 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) MCSE
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.24%) CCNA
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) CCA
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) MCITP
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Xen
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (3.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
1 6 (20.69%) VMware
2 5 (17.24%) Avaya
2 5 (17.24%) Citrix
2 5 (17.24%) Mitel
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.45%) NetApp
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec
4 1 (3.45%) webMethods