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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 49 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 76 54 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.46% 2.61% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 2.83% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 15
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£265 £240 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £130 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £312 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £209 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.59% -7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.46 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -7.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £12.05 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £18.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
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
2049 1906 1704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.39% 92.26% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1243 1117 983
Average daily rate £375 £350 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 116 147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.77 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% -4.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £10.57 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -4 12 £160 -46.66% 3
Basingstoke +5 10 £425 -
Farnborough -1 8 £275 +22.22% 5
Portsmouth -2 7 £160 -15.78% 1
Andover - 5 £550 - 1
Hook +5 4 £293 +13.15%
Winchester -16 4 £170 - 2
Havant - 2 £150 -
Aldershot 0 1 - -
Petersfield - 1 £100 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 59 (49.17%) Windows
2 41 (34.17%) Active Directory
3 35 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 31 (25.83%) VMware
5 29 (24.17%) ITIL
6 27 (22.50%) Windows 7
7 25 (20.83%) Security Cleared
8 24 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (18.33%) SC Cleared
10 20 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (15.83%) MS Exchange
12 16 (13.33%) Lync
12 16 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (11.67%) SLA
14 13 (10.83%) Cisco
14 13 (10.83%) CCNA
14 13 (10.83%) LAN
15 12 (10.00%) MCSA
15 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
15 12 (10.00%) MS Office
15 12 (10.00%) Citrix
15 12 (10.00%) Firewall
16 11 (9.17%) CCNP
16 11 (9.17%) SCCM
16 11 (9.17%) SCOM
17 10 (8.33%) HP
17 10 (8.33%) Red Hat
17 10 (8.33%) Linux
17 10 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (7.50%) Network Design

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 19 (15.83%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.33%) Lync
3 9 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.83%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.33%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.67%) IIS
6 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.83%) WordPress
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MS Office
1 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) Office 365
2 6 (5.00%) SaaS
3 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.83%) LAN
2 12 (10.00%) Firewall
3 8 (6.67%) VPN
4 7 (5.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (5.00%) IPsec
5 6 (5.00%) Unified Communications
5 6 (5.00%) WAN
5 6 (5.00%) SSL
6 5 (4.17%) DHCP
6 5 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (3.33%) DNS
7 4 (3.33%) SAN
8 3 (2.50%) Internet
8 3 (2.50%) HTTP
8 3 (2.50%) Wireless
8 3 (2.50%) NAS
9 2 (1.67%) VLAN
9 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.67%) VoIP
10 1 (0.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.33%) Banking
3 3 (2.50%) Retail
3 3 (2.50%) Military
4 2 (1.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.17%) HTML
2 4 (3.33%) Middleware
3 2 (1.67%) JSF
4 1 (0.83%) jQuery
4 1 (0.83%) YAML
4 1 (0.83%) RESTful
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) SOAP
4 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Replication
1 7 (5.83%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (2.50%) BYOD
4 2 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.67%) GIS
4 2 (1.67%) iPhone
4 2 (1.67%) iPad
4 2 (1.67%) Clustering
4 2 (1.67%) EPoS
4 2 (1.67%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) NHS
5 1 (0.83%) PDA
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (49.17%) Windows
2 27 (22.50%) Windows 7
3 10 (8.33%) Linux
3 10 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.83%) UNIX
7 5 (4.17%) Solaris
8 4 (3.33%) SUSE
9 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.67%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.83%) Android
10 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.17%) ITIL
2 9 (7.50%) Network Design
3 8 (6.67%) Change Management
3 8 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 6 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 6 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (5.00%) Migration
5 4 (3.33%) Project Management
5 4 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.33%) Performance Management
5 4 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.50%) Server Building
6 3 (2.50%) Time Management
6 3 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (2.50%) ERP
7 2 (1.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (1.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.67%) SQL
2 4 (3.33%) Shell Script
2 4 (3.33%) Perl
2 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.67%) PHP
3 2 (1.67%) Java
3 2 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.83%) Groovy
4 1 (0.83%) VBScript
4 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.33%) SC Cleared
3 20 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (10.83%) CCNA
6 12 (10.00%) MCSA
7 11 (9.17%) CCNP
8 8 (6.67%) A+ Certification
8 8 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (5.83%) MCSE
10 2 (1.67%) HND
10 2 (1.67%) Degree
10 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.83%) VCP4
11 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.83%) MCITP
11 1 (0.83%) MCP
11 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.67%) SLA
2 5 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 41 (34.17%) Active Directory
2 24 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.83%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.17%) vSphere
5 4 (3.33%) XenApp
5 4 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.83%) XenServer
6 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.83%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (9.17%) SCCM
1 11 (9.17%) SCOM
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.33%) Puppet
2 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.83%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.83%) vMotion
4 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 35 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 31 (25.83%) VMware
3 13 (10.83%) Cisco
4 12 (10.00%) Citrix
5 10 (8.33%) HP
5 10 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.00%) IronPort
7 5 (4.17%) Polycom
7 5 (4.17%) 3PAR
7 5 (4.17%) Oracle
8 4 (3.33%) EMC
8 4 (3.33%) Symantec
8 4 (3.33%) Lotus
9 3 (2.50%) Sophos
9 3 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.50%) Acronis
10 2 (1.67%) Juniper
11 1 (0.83%) CommVault
11 1 (0.83%) Nokia
11 1 (0.83%) Avaya
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £140 - £180 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough
Energon Global
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cosham, Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £140 - £160 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago