The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 76 82 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 38 43 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.92% 2.05% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 2.16% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 33
Median daily rate £331 £275 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.36% +44.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £215 £213
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 18
Median hourly rate £15.70 £14.25 £14.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.17% -1.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £9.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £39.00 £21.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
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
1859 1988 1931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.03% 94.98% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1261 1106
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £496 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 149 118
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.10 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.56% -39.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hampshire region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 28 June 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +18 11 £375 +120.58% 5
Basingstoke -1 8 £375 -16.66% 1
Farnborough +4 4 £375 +13.20% 5
Portsmouth -15 2 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £110 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (44.09%) Microsoft
1 41 (44.09%) Active Directory
2 40 (43.01%) Windows
3 35 (37.63%) Cisco
4 28 (30.11%) VMware
4 28 (30.11%) Security Cleared
5 25 (26.88%) ITIL
6 24 (25.81%) SC Cleared
7 15 (16.13%) Firewall
7 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
8 14 (15.05%) Windows 7
9 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (13.98%) SCCM
9 13 (13.98%) SLA
9 13 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (12.90%) Linux
10 12 (12.90%) LAN
11 11 (11.83%) Service Management
11 11 (11.83%) VoIP
11 11 (11.83%) MS Office
11 11 (11.83%) CCNP
12 10 (10.75%) WAN
13 9 (9.68%) vSphere
13 9 (9.68%) PowerShell
13 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
13 9 (9.68%) CCNA
14 8 (8.60%) Citrix
14 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.45%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.15%) IIS
4 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.08%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.08%) PegaRULES
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) MS Office
2 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.13%) Firewall
2 12 (12.90%) LAN
3 11 (11.83%) VoIP
4 10 (10.75%) WAN
5 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.53%) DHCP
6 7 (7.53%) DNS
6 7 (7.53%) Network Security
6 7 (7.53%) SAN
6 7 (7.53%) Wireless
7 6 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (6.45%) SSL
8 5 (5.38%) Internet
9 3 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (3.23%) MPLS
9 3 (3.23%) NAS
9 3 (3.23%) Unified Communications
9 3 (3.23%) VPN
10 2 (2.15%) 4G
10 2 (2.15%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.08%) Big Data
2 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (3.23%) Local Government
1 3 (3.23%) Retail
2 2 (2.15%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.08%) Electronics
3 1 (1.08%) Legal
3 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (2.15%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
1 4 (4.30%) VCE vBlock
2 3 (3.23%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.23%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.15%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (2.15%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.15%) User Experience
3 2 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.08%) Clustering
4 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.08%) Replication
4 1 (1.08%) Statistics
4 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.01%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) Windows Server
2 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (15.05%) Windows 7
4 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (12.90%) Linux
6 8 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.30%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.23%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.15%) Unix
9 2 (2.15%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.08%) AIX
10 1 (1.08%) CentOS
10 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) ITIL
2 11 (11.83%) Service Management
3 6 (6.45%) Configuration Management
3 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (5.38%) Change Management
4 5 (5.38%) ITSM
4 5 (5.38%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (4.30%) Coaching
5 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.30%) Patch Management
5 4 (4.30%) Software Distribution
6 3 (3.23%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.23%) Network Management
7 2 (2.15%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (2.15%) DevOps
7 2 (2.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.15%) Open Source
7 2 (2.15%) Project Management
7 2 (2.15%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (2.15%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.30%) C
2 4 (4.30%) Java
2 4 (4.30%) SQL
3 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.15%) Perl
3 2 (2.15%) VB
3 2 (2.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (30.11%) Security Cleared
2 24 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (11.83%) CCNP
5 9 (9.68%) CCNA
6 6 (6.45%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.08%) RHCT
8 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.98%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (44.09%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.68%) vSphere
4 7 (7.53%) XenApp
5 6 (6.45%) XenServer
6 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.30%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.23%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.15%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.08%) Docker
10 1 (1.08%) NFS
10 1 (1.08%) vCloud
10 1 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.08%) VMFS
10 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) SCCM
2 4 (4.30%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.23%) Puppet
3 3 (3.23%) SCOM
4 2 (2.15%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.15%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.15%) WSUS
5 1 (1.08%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.08%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.08%) vRealize
5 1 (1.08%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (44.09%) Microsoft
2 35 (37.63%) Cisco
3 28 (30.11%) VMware
4 8 (8.60%) Citrix
5 6 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.38%) Intel Security
6 5 (5.38%) Juniper
7 4 (4.30%) EMC
7 4 (4.30%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.23%) F5
8 3 (3.23%) HP
8 3 (3.23%) Remedy
9 2 (2.15%) Adobe
9 2 (2.15%) Apple
9 2 (2.15%) Avaya
9 2 (2.15%) Borland
9 2 (2.15%) BT
9 2 (2.15%) Oracle
9 2 (2.15%) Symantec