The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Guildford region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 18 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.88% 8.00% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 8.42% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £228 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £194 £229 £225
% change year-on-year
-15.30% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.96 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.25% +6.40%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford 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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
124 95 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 96.12% 95.00% 89.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 48 119
Median daily rate £430 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £165.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% -75.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Guildford region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) SMTP
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) FTP
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) Puppet
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Metasploit
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
6 1 (11.11%) Smartphone

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) FTP
2 2 (22.22%) SMTP
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) Skype
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) BYOD
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) VMware