The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 52 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.08% 1.68% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.85% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate
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£150 £175 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £135 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £215 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £205 £228
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
622 432 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.99% 90.57% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 215 198
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 59 63
Average hourly rate £29.50 £24.12 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% +50.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £41.95 £38.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 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
Brentwood - 2 £218 -
Chelmsford - 2 - - 1
Colchester - 1 - -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) RFID
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) CCTV
6 2 (14.29%) VLAN
6 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 2 (14.29%) SCCM
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) PBX

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) OSPF
4 2 (14.29%) RFID
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) VLAN
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) PBX
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) Intranet
5 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) NHS
1 2 (14.29%) CCTV
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) SUSE
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Software Distribution
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Avaya
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Mitel
5 1 (7.14%) Altiris
5 1 (7.14%) Becrypt
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