The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 17 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.74% 3.15% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.48% 3.48% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £150 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £205 £228
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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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
108 115 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 88.52% 90.55% 85.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 57 80
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 13
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -54.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £17.00 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £42.50
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 Guildford

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 10 (58.82%) Lync
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) HND
4 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
4 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) SLA
6 4 (23.53%) DHCP
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Perl
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) MySQL
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) Veritas
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 4 (23.53%) Sophos
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (23.53%) Back Office
6 4 (23.53%) OPNET
6 4 (23.53%) Unified Communications
6 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (23.53%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (23.53%) Talend
6 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 10 (58.82%) Lync
2 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
1 4 (23.53%) Unified Communications
1 4 (23.53%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (23.53%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
1 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) PKI
1 4 (23.53%) Ontologies
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
1 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Perl
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
1 4 (23.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) HND
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) OPNET
1 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
1 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
1 4 (23.53%) WSUS
1 4 (23.53%) SCOM
1 4 (23.53%) SCVMM
1 4 (23.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Veritas
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) Sophos
2 4 (23.53%) Greenplum
2 4 (23.53%) Talend
2 4 (23.53%) Cerion
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.88%) Nokia
4 1 (5.88%) NEC
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) LANDesk