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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 60 57 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 56 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.71% 2.40% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 2.55% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.21% +59.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £126 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £336 £168
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £230 £245
% change year-on-year
-8.69% -6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.88 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £19.75 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -1.61%
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
1910 1726 1796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.54% 94.06% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1120 994 942
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 153 181
Average hourly rate £15.13 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.02% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £36.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -6 14 £300 -9.09% 4
Basingstoke +21 6 - - 1
Portsmouth -2 6 £190 +111.11%
Hook 0 5 £275 -5.17%
Fareham -2 3 £135 -46.00% 2
Farnborough -5 2 £225 +12.50% 2
Winchester -1 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 £135 -
Alton - - - -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 65 (63.11%) Windows
2 41 (39.81%) Active Directory
3 36 (34.95%) Microsoft
4 23 (22.33%) MS Office
5 22 (21.36%) MS Excel
6 21 (20.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (20.39%) Security Cleared
7 20 (19.42%) Windows 7
8 18 (17.48%) ITIL
9 17 (16.50%) VMware
9 17 (16.50%) Firewall
9 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (15.53%) Windows XP
10 16 (15.53%) Linux
10 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (13.59%) SC Cleared
12 13 (12.62%) SLA
12 13 (12.62%) MCSE
12 13 (12.62%) MS Exchange
12 13 (12.62%) Oracle
13 12 (11.65%) MCP
13 12 (11.65%) HP
13 12 (11.65%) Citrix
14 11 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (10.68%) MCDST
14 11 (10.68%) Blackberry
14 11 (10.68%) Cisco
15 10 (9.71%) MCITP
16 9 (8.74%) DevOps
16 9 (8.74%) TCP/IP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (12.62%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.74%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.77%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.88%) Lync
7 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.91%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.94%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.94%) Apache
8 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.94%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.94%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.97%) Documentum
9 1 (0.97%) Site Server
9 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (22.33%) MS Office
2 22 (21.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
1 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.50%) Firewall
2 9 (8.74%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.77%) DNS
4 7 (6.80%) DHCP
5 5 (4.85%) Broadband
5 5 (4.85%) WLAN
6 4 (3.88%) WAN
6 4 (3.88%) LAN
6 4 (3.88%) SAN
6 4 (3.88%) X.400
6 4 (3.88%) X.500
7 3 (2.91%) 3G
7 3 (2.91%) SMTP
8 2 (1.94%) LDAP
8 2 (1.94%) VPN
8 2 (1.94%) DVB
8 2 (1.94%) Internet
8 2 (1.94%) SSL
8 2 (1.94%) Wireless
8 2 (1.94%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.83%) MySQL
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.94%) MSI
General
1 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
1 3 (2.91%) Military
2 1 (0.97%) Retail
2 1 (0.97%) German Language
2 1 (0.97%) Finance
2 1 (0.97%) Legal
2 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.74%) Middleware
2 2 (1.94%) SAML
2 2 (1.94%) JSF
3 1 (0.97%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.91%) Open Source
3 2 (1.94%) MPEG
3 2 (1.94%) PKI
3 2 (1.94%) Replication
4 1 (0.97%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.97%) Clustering
4 1 (0.97%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.97%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.97%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 65 (63.11%) Windows
2 21 (20.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (19.42%) Windows 7
4 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (15.53%) Windows XP
5 16 (15.53%) Linux
6 6 (5.83%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.85%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (3.88%) UNIX
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.94%) AIX
9 2 (1.94%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.94%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.48%) ITIL
2 9 (8.74%) DevOps
3 7 (6.80%) Service Delivery
4 6 (5.83%) Migration
4 6 (5.83%) Scrum
5 5 (4.85%) Release Management
6 4 (3.88%) Service Management
7 3 (2.91%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.91%) Security Management
7 3 (2.91%) SOA
7 3 (2.91%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.94%) CRM
8 2 (1.94%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.94%) Identity Management
8 2 (1.94%) Information Security
8 2 (1.94%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.94%) Software Distribution
8 2 (1.94%) Unit Testing
8 2 (1.94%) Test Scripting
8 2 (1.94%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) SQL
2 3 (2.91%) Java
2 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.94%) Perl
3 2 (1.94%) PHP
3 2 (1.94%) VBScript
4 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (20.39%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (13.59%) SC Cleared
4 13 (12.62%) MCSE
5 12 (11.65%) MCP
6 11 (10.68%) MCDST
7 10 (9.71%) MCITP
8 3 (2.91%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.94%) MCTS
9 2 (1.94%) MCSA
9 2 (1.94%) CCNA
9 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.97%) CCNP
10 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.97%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 41 (39.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.94%) XenServer
4 2 (1.94%) Shibboleth
4 2 (1.94%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.94%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) YUM
1 8 (7.77%) Puppet
2 5 (4.85%) SCCM
3 3 (2.91%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.91%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.94%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.94%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.97%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.97%) SCOM
5 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.97%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.97%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 36 (34.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.50%) VMware
3 13 (12.62%) Oracle
4 12 (11.65%) HP
4 12 (11.65%) Citrix
5 11 (10.68%) Cisco
6 6 (5.83%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.88%) Blue Coat
7 4 (3.88%) Lotus
8 3 (2.91%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.91%) Apple
8 3 (2.91%) Juniper
8 3 (2.91%) McAfee
9 2 (1.94%) SAP
9 2 (1.94%) Adobe
9 2 (1.94%) IronPort
9 2 (1.94%) ICL
10 1 (0.97%) Mitel
10 1 (0.97%) Proofpoint
10 1 (0.97%) ArcSight