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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 26 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.44% 4.76% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 5.08% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £240 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £230 £225
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.73 - £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.11
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -4.05%
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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
187 118 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 91.22% 93.65% 88.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 70 57
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Average hourly rate £15.25 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.11% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £13.71 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £53.25 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) CCNA
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) ISDN
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
6 1 (12.50%) VLAN
6 1 (12.50%) WorkSite
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) WorkSite
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) ISDN
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Law
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) CentOS
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware