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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 75 48 90
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 48 54 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.25% 3.31% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 3.52% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 6
Average daily rate
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£268 £214 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +22.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £140 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £450 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.88 £13.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £17.00 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £15.23
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -8.89%
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
1949 1532 1811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.20% 93.82% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1114 912 962
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 125 169
Average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.64% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 -16 13 £300 -14.28% 4
Portsmouth -10 7 £175 -36.36% 1
Basingstoke +2 3 £350 +105.88% 1
Farnborough -3 3 £200 - 6
Winchester - 3 - - 1
Havant - 2 - - 1
Fareham -6 1 - -
Aldershot -9 1 - -
Petersfield - - - -
Gosport - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Alton - - - -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (50.96%) Windows
2 27 (25.96%) Active Directory
3 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
4 21 (20.19%) Security Cleared
5 20 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (15.38%) MS Office
6 16 (15.38%) ITIL
6 16 (15.38%) Linux
7 14 (13.46%) Windows XP
7 14 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 13 (12.50%) SLA
8 13 (12.50%) HP
8 13 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 13 (12.50%) Blackberry
8 13 (12.50%) VMware
9 12 (11.54%) Firewall
9 12 (11.54%) MS Exchange
9 12 (11.54%) Oracle
9 12 (11.54%) Cisco
10 11 (10.58%) Citrix
11 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
11 10 (9.62%) MCSE
12 9 (8.65%) DevOps
12 9 (8.65%) WebLogic
12 9 (8.65%) MCP
12 9 (8.65%) DVB
12 9 (8.65%) Middleware

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 12 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.65%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.88%) Lync
7 2 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.96%) Apache
8 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.96%) Documentum
8 1 (0.96%) Site Server
8 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.96%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 16 (15.38%) MS Office
2 13 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.54%) Firewall
2 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.65%) DVB
4 8 (7.69%) DNS
5 7 (6.73%) DHCP
6 6 (5.77%) WLAN
7 5 (4.81%) LAN
7 5 (4.81%) SAN
7 5 (4.81%) Wireless
8 4 (3.85%) 3G
8 4 (3.85%) Broadband
8 4 (3.85%) WAN
9 2 (1.92%) VoIP
9 2 (1.92%) X.400
9 2 (1.92%) X.500
9 2 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.96%) IPsec
10 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.96%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.77%) MySQL
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 3 (2.88%) German Language
2 2 (1.92%) French Language
2 2 (1.92%) Publishing
2 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.92%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.96%) Law
3 1 (0.96%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.65%) Middleware
2 1 (0.96%) OLE
2 1 (0.96%) JSF
2 1 (0.96%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 8 (7.69%) MPEG
2 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.92%) Open Source
4 2 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.96%) FMCG
5 1 (0.96%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 53 (50.96%) Windows
2 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (19.23%) Windows 7
3 16 (15.38%) Linux
4 14 (13.46%) Windows XP
4 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.81%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.88%) UNIX
8 2 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.92%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.92%) AIX
8 2 (1.92%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.38%) ITIL
2 9 (8.65%) DevOps
3 7 (6.73%) Service Delivery
4 6 (5.77%) Migration
4 6 (5.77%) Scrum
5 4 (3.85%) Security Management
5 4 (3.85%) CRM
5 4 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.88%) Release Management
6 3 (2.88%) ITIL V3
6 3 (2.88%) SOA
6 3 (2.88%) Project Management
7 2 (1.92%) Service Management
7 2 (1.92%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.92%) Information Security
7 2 (1.92%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.92%) Network Design
7 2 (1.92%) Test Scripting
7 2 (1.92%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.77%) SQL
2 3 (2.88%) Java
2 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.92%) VBScript
4 1 (0.96%) VB
4 1 (0.96%) Perl
4 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (20.19%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 10 (9.62%) MCSE
5 9 (8.65%) MCP
6 8 (7.69%) MCDST
7 7 (6.73%) MCITP
8 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.85%) CCNP
9 4 (3.85%) CCNA
10 3 (2.88%) MCSA
11 2 (1.92%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.92%) MCTS
11 2 (1.92%) Degree
11 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.96%) CCVP
12 1 (0.96%) HP AIS
12 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) JSP 440
System Software
1 27 (25.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.92%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.96%) XenApp
5 1 (0.96%) vSphere
5 1 (0.96%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) YUM
1 8 (7.69%) Puppet
2 4 (3.85%) SCCM
3 3 (2.88%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.92%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.92%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.92%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.92%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.96%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.50%) HP
2 13 (12.50%) VMware
3 12 (11.54%) Oracle
3 12 (11.54%) Cisco
4 11 (10.58%) Citrix
5 6 (5.77%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.88%) Apple
6 3 (2.88%) IBM
6 3 (2.88%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.88%) Lotus
6 3 (2.88%) McAfee
7 2 (1.92%) Remedy
7 2 (1.92%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.92%) IronPort
7 2 (1.92%) Tandberg
7 2 (1.92%) Proofpoint
7 2 (1.92%) SAP
7 2 (1.92%) Juniper
7 2 (1.92%) CA
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