The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 31 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 24 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.80% 3.54% 4.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.93% 3.86% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 22
Median daily rate £220 £120 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £244 £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £261 £208 £213
% change year-on-year
+25.90% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +35.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.14 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.06% +4.12%
Support Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
610 777 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.67% 91.74% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 398 317
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 75 52
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Engineer across the Hertfordshire region.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer across the Hertfordshire region.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Watford +12 10 £258 -16.93% 6
Stevenage -2 3 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £220 -
Hemel Hempstead +3 1 - - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 £130 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 8 (17.39%) Citrix
3 8 (17.39%) Cisco
3 8 (17.39%) LAN
3 8 (17.39%) WAN
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.22%) VMware
4 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.22%) Juniper
5 6 (13.04%) Firewall
5 6 (13.04%) SLA
5 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
5 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 6 (13.04%) Office 365
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
6 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
6 5 (10.87%) VPN
6 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (8.70%) Apple
7 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.70%) Linux
7 4 (8.70%) MS Office
7 4 (8.70%) ITIL
7 4 (8.70%) HP
7 4 (8.70%) Wireless
7 4 (8.70%) Android

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) LAN
1 8 (17.39%) WAN
2 6 (13.04%) Firewall
3 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.87%) VPN
4 4 (8.70%) Wireless
5 3 (6.52%) Broadband
5 3 (6.52%) Internet
5 3 (6.52%) Intranet
5 3 (6.52%) ISDN
5 3 (6.52%) Network Security
5 3 (6.52%) SAN
5 3 (6.52%) VoIP
5 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.35%) 3G
6 2 (4.35%) 4G
6 2 (4.35%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (4.35%) Node B
6 2 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.35%) Handset
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) CCTV
4 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) PDA
4 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.70%) Android
4 4 (8.70%) Linux
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) Unix
6 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.70%) ITIL
1 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
2 3 (6.52%) Network Design
2 3 (6.52%) Network Management
2 3 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (4.35%) B2B
3 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.17%) Change Management
4 1 (2.17%) E-Discovery
4 1 (2.17%) Information Management
4 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.17%) Migration
4 1 (2.17%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (2.17%) Validation
4 1 (2.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) C++
2 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
2 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
2 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.35%) CCA
4 2 (4.35%) CCNP
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.35%) MCP
4 2 (4.35%) MCSE
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) XenApp
2 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Cisco
1 8 (17.39%) Citrix
2 7 (15.22%) Juniper
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) Apple
3 4 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) 3PAR
4 2 (4.35%) Avaya
4 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.35%) Dell
4 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.35%) Huawei
4 2 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £210 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 19 days ago