The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Guildford region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 30 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.37% 1.87% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.06% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £150 £130 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Job Titles Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
188 194 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 85.84% 90.65% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 86 55
Average daily rate £360 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 9
Average hourly rate £15.86 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.21% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £51.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Support Engineer
Surrey

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 23 April 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) Back Office
2 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (50.00%) Korn
2 4 (50.00%) Greenplum
2 4 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (50.00%) Velocent
2 4 (50.00%) Cerion
3 3 (37.50%) ATM
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) HNC
3 3 (37.50%) HND
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Lotus
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
1 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (50.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) HNC
1 3 (37.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (50.00%) Greenplum
1 4 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 4 (50.00%) Velocent
1 4 (50.00%) Cerion
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
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