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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 63 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 54 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.41% 2.51% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 2.78% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 18
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£240 £135 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -49.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £115 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £312 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £200 £240
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 20
Average hourly rate £16.70 £21.50 £15.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.32% +36.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.40 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £115.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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
2050 1834 1643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.60% 90.34% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1244 1069 984
Average daily rate £380 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 113 165
Average hourly rate £21.00 £26.00 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +48.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 -12 12 £243 -19.16%
Winchester -9 5 £150 -
Aldershot +13 4 £160 +39.13% 1
Portsmouth -6 3 £145 -
Basingstoke -4 2 - - 1
Havant -6 2 - - 1
Farnborough - 2 - - 1
Waterlooville - 1 £130 -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Romsey - 1 £175 - 1
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (50.96%) Windows
2 29 (27.88%) ITIL
2 29 (27.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (25.96%) Windows 7
4 26 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 25 (24.04%) Security Cleared
6 23 (22.12%) SC Cleared
6 23 (22.12%) SLA
6 23 (22.12%) LAN
7 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
7 22 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (21.15%) CCNA
8 20 (19.23%) MCSA
9 18 (17.31%) ITIL V3
10 16 (15.38%) Cisco
11 15 (14.42%) Windows XP
11 15 (14.42%) MS Office
12 14 (13.46%) Linux
12 14 (13.46%) MS Exchange
12 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (12.50%) CCNP
13 13 (12.50%) A+ Certification
14 12 (11.54%) Network+ Certification
14 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (9.62%) WAN
15 10 (9.62%) MCSE
15 10 (9.62%) Network Design
16 9 (8.65%) SCOM
16 9 (8.65%) Video Conferencing

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 14 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.65%) Lync
2 9 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.92%) Confluence
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.96%) Apache TomEE
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (14.42%) MS Office
2 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.12%) LAN
2 10 (9.62%) WAN
3 9 (8.65%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.69%) Firewall
5 7 (6.73%) VoIP
6 5 (4.81%) VLAN
7 4 (3.85%) DNS
7 4 (3.85%) SAN
8 3 (2.88%) NAS
8 3 (2.88%) WebEx
8 3 (2.88%) IP Telephony
8 3 (2.88%) Network Security
8 3 (2.88%) DHCP
8 3 (2.88%) Internet
9 2 (1.92%) VPN
9 2 (1.92%) MPLS
9 2 (1.92%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.96%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.88%) MySQL
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) JIRA
1 2 (1.92%) Gerrit
1 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.96%) MSI
General
1 4 (3.85%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.96%) Legal
3 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) XMPP
2 2 (1.92%) HTML
2 2 (1.92%) LAMP
3 1 (0.96%) YAML
3 1 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.85%) Wiki
4 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.88%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.92%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.96%) iPhone
6 1 (0.96%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 53 (50.96%) Windows
2 27 (25.96%) Windows 7
3 15 (14.42%) Windows XP
4 14 (13.46%) Linux
4 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.77%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.85%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.88%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.88%) CentOS
9 2 (1.92%) UNIX
9 2 (1.92%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.92%) SUSE
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.88%) ITIL
2 18 (17.31%) ITIL V3
3 10 (9.62%) Network Design
4 8 (7.69%) Change Management
4 8 (7.69%) Migration
5 7 (6.73%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (5.77%) Service Management
7 5 (4.81%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.81%) CRM
8 4 (3.85%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.88%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (2.88%) Time Management
9 3 (2.88%) Security Management
10 2 (1.92%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (1.92%) Use Case
10 2 (1.92%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.92%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (0.96%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.88%) SQL
3 2 (1.92%) Python
3 2 (1.92%) VBScript
3 2 (1.92%) Perl
4 1 (0.96%) Groovy
4 1 (0.96%) PHP
4 1 (0.96%) Java
4 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (27.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (24.04%) Security Cleared
3 23 (22.12%) SC Cleared
4 22 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (21.15%) CCNA
5 20 (19.23%) MCSA
6 13 (12.50%) CCNP
6 13 (12.50%) A+ Certification
7 12 (11.54%) Network+ Certification
8 10 (9.62%) MCSE
9 4 (3.85%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.88%) MCDST
10 3 (2.88%) MCITP
10 3 (2.88%) MCP
11 2 (1.92%) MCTS
12 1 (0.96%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (22.12%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 26 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.92%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.92%) NFS
4 2 (1.92%) Snort
4 2 (1.92%) Squid
5 1 (0.96%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.96%) XenApp
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) SCOM
2 3 (2.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.92%) Nagios
3 2 (1.92%) SCCM
3 2 (1.92%) Hyperic
3 2 (1.92%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.96%) Puppet
4 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.38%) Cisco
3 9 (8.65%) VMware
4 8 (7.69%) Citrix
5 6 (5.77%) Remedy
5 6 (5.77%) McAfee
6 5 (4.81%) HP
7 4 (3.85%) Juniper
7 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.85%) Oracle
8 3 (2.88%) Websense
8 3 (2.88%) NetApp
8 3 (2.88%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.92%) Sun
9 2 (1.92%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.92%) Splunk
10 1 (0.96%) Veeam
10 1 (0.96%) Lumension
10 1 (0.96%) LANDesk
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