The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 38 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.80% 2.81% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 2.97% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 5
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£160 £158 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £136 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £346 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £228 £230
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.18% +54.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.89
% change year-on-year
- -8.71%
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
640 607 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.40% 94.84% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 315 422
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 61
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Watford +3 4 £450 +202.52% 4
Stevenage - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Kings Langley - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
3 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 10 (26.32%) VPN
4 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
4 10 (26.32%) MS Office
5 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
6 8 (21.05%) Cisco
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.05%) Blackberry
7 7 (18.42%) ITIL
7 7 (18.42%) VoIP
8 6 (15.79%) Symantec
8 6 (15.79%) Altiris
9 5 (13.16%) Android
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (10.53%) WAN
10 4 (10.53%) LAN
10 4 (10.53%) IBM Notes
10 4 (10.53%) Lotus
10 4 (10.53%) SCCM
10 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
11 3 (7.89%) Coaching
11 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (7.89%) SLA
11 3 (7.89%) HP
11 3 (7.89%) Linux
11 3 (7.89%) Firewall
12 2 (5.26%) Service Management
12 2 (5.26%) Project Management

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (10.53%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 10 (26.32%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Route 53
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) VPN
2 7 (18.42%) VoIP
3 4 (10.53%) WAN
3 4 (10.53%) LAN
4 3 (7.89%) Firewall
5 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.26%) Wireless
6 1 (2.63%) IPsec
6 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
6 1 (2.63%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.63%) ISDN
6 1 (2.63%) SNMP
6 1 (2.63%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) e-Health
2 1 (2.63%) Wiki
2 1 (2.63%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
3 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.16%) Android
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.89%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) UNIX
7 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 3 (7.89%) Coaching
3 2 (5.26%) Software Deployment
3 2 (5.26%) Web Development
3 2 (5.26%) Project Management
3 2 (5.26%) Service Management
3 2 (5.26%) HOOD
4 1 (2.63%) ITSM
4 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.63%) Change Management
4 1 (2.63%) Time Management
4 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.63%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Symantec
2 6 (15.79%) Altiris
3 4 (10.53%) Lotus
4 3 (7.89%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) Apple
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.63%) CA
6 1 (2.63%) McAfee
6 1 (2.63%) Wyse
6 1 (2.63%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Mitel
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