The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 76 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 45 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.14% 2.80% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 3.01% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 17
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£275 £190 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £123 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £338 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £208 £248
% change year-on-year
- -16.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.69 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% -20.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £10.68 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.45 £21.65 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £15.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -4.88%
Support Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1962 1930 1636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.16% 93.33% 92.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1245 1112 895
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 118 172
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Southampton -3 11 £170 -41.88% 3
Portsmouth +2 6 £103 -53.93% 1
Basingstoke +2 6 £450 - 2
Winchester -9 5 £150 -
Farnborough - 2 £331 - 6
Aldershot +3 1 - -
Havant -2 1 £325 - 2
Fareham -4 1 - - 3
Andover - 1 - -
Romsey - 1 £175 -
Waterlooville - 1 £130 -
Alton - 1 £170 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 53 (53.00%) Windows
2 32 (32.00%) ITIL
3 31 (31.00%) Microsoft
4 28 (28.00%) Active Directory
5 26 (26.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (23.00%) Windows 7
7 20 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 19 (19.00%) LAN
8 19 (19.00%) SLA
9 17 (17.00%) MCSA
9 17 (17.00%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (17.00%) CCNA
9 17 (17.00%) SC Cleared
10 16 (16.00%) MS Office
11 15 (15.00%) Linux
11 15 (15.00%) Windows XP
11 15 (15.00%) ITIL V3
12 13 (13.00%) CCNP
12 13 (13.00%) A+ Certification
12 13 (13.00%) VMware
13 12 (12.00%) Network+ Certification
14 10 (10.00%) Network Design
14 10 (10.00%) Lync
14 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (10.00%) Cisco
14 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
15 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (8.00%) SCOM

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (10.00%) Lync
2 8 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.00%) Confluence
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.00%) IIS
6 1 (1.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.00%) WordPress
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.00%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 16 (16.00%) MS Office
2 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) assyst
2 1 (1.00%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) SaaS
2 4 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.00%) LAN
2 7 (7.00%) WAN
3 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.00%) DNS
5 4 (4.00%) DHCP
5 4 (4.00%) Firewall
5 4 (4.00%) NAS
5 4 (4.00%) Unified Communications
6 3 (3.00%) VLAN
6 3 (3.00%) Network Security
6 3 (3.00%) HTTP
6 3 (3.00%) VoIP
7 2 (2.00%) SAN
7 2 (2.00%) Wireless
8 1 (1.00%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.00%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.00%) VPN
8 1 (1.00%) Intranet
8 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) JIRA
1 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.00%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) HTML
2 3 (3.00%) Middleware
3 1 (1.00%) LAMP
3 1 (1.00%) jQuery
3 1 (1.00%) YAML
3 1 (1.00%) RESTful
3 1 (1.00%) CSS
3 1 (1.00%) SOAP
3 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.00%) Wiki
4 2 (2.00%) Replication
4 2 (2.00%) Clustering
4 2 (2.00%) GIS
4 2 (2.00%) EPoS
4 2 (2.00%) iPhone
4 2 (2.00%) BYOD
5 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.00%) iPad
5 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.00%) NHS
5 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (53.00%) Windows
2 23 (23.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (15.00%) Linux
3 15 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.00%) UNIX
7 4 (4.00%) SUSE
7 4 (4.00%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.00%) Solaris
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.00%) CentOS
9 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.00%) ITIL
2 15 (15.00%) ITIL V3
3 10 (10.00%) Network Design
4 8 (8.00%) Migration
5 7 (7.00%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.00%) Change Management
7 5 (5.00%) CRM
8 4 (4.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.00%) ERP
9 3 (3.00%) Service Management
9 3 (3.00%) Server Building
10 2 (2.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (2.00%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (2.00%) Time Management
10 2 (2.00%) Performance Management
11 1 (1.00%) Data Protection
11 1 (1.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.00%) SQL
2 4 (4.00%) Perl
2 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.00%) VBScript
3 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.00%) Python
4 2 (2.00%) PHP
4 2 (2.00%) Java
4 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.00%) Groovy
5 1 (1.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (26.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (17.00%) CCNA
3 17 (17.00%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (17.00%) MCSA
3 17 (17.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (13.00%) CCNP
4 13 (13.00%) A+ Certification
5 12 (12.00%) Network+ Certification
6 8 (8.00%) MCSE
7 4 (4.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.00%) Degree
8 2 (2.00%) MCP
8 2 (2.00%) HND
9 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.00%) MCDST
9 1 (1.00%) MCITP
9 1 (1.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 28 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.00%) vSphere
5 2 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.00%) NFS
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) SCOM
2 7 (7.00%) SCCM
3 3 (3.00%) Puppet
4 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (2.00%) Hyperic
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.00%) Nagios
4 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 31 (31.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.00%) VMware
3 10 (10.00%) Cisco
4 7 (7.00%) HP
4 7 (7.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.00%) Citrix
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle
6 4 (4.00%) Juniper
7 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.00%) Remedy
7 3 (3.00%) Websense
8 2 (2.00%) LogRhythm
8 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.00%) Acronis
8 2 (2.00%) Splunk
8 2 (2.00%) McAfee
8 2 (2.00%) Symantec
8 2 (2.00%) NetApp
8 2 (2.00%) Sun
8 2 (2.00%) EMC
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