The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 37 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 32 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.12% 3.16% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.47% 3.30% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 4
Average daily rate £160 £300 £133
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +126.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £180 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £350 £156
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -50.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
716 606 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.27% 95.89% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 308 436
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 81
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Support Engineer
East of England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
St Albans - 9 - - 2
Stevenage -7 2 - -
Watford -13 2 £110 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £245 -
Letchworth - 2 £190 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -5 1 - - 2
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Royston - - - -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 23 (47.92%) Windows
3 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
4 16 (33.33%) MS Office
5 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (22.92%) MCSE
6 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (22.92%) A+ Certification
6 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
8 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 9 (18.75%) MCP
8 9 (18.75%) Blackberry
8 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 9 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
9 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (14.58%) Oracle
9 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
10 6 (12.50%) ITIL
10 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (12.50%) Service Management
10 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (10.42%) VMware
11 5 (10.42%) Change Management
11 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (10.42%) IBM Notes

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (10.42%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.08%) CMS
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.08%) IIS
6 1 (2.08%) iPlanet
6 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
2 16 (33.33%) MS Office
3 9 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.25%) Broadband
3 2 (4.17%) VoIP
3 2 (4.17%) DNS
3 2 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
4 1 (2.08%) LDAP
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) OSPF
4 1 (2.08%) BGP
4 1 (2.08%) DSL
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) XMPP
1 1 (2.08%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.25%) EPoS
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) iPhone
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.08%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.25%) Android
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX
6 3 (6.25%) Solaris
6 3 (6.25%) Linux
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
2 6 (12.50%) ITIL
2 6 (12.50%) Service Management
3 5 (10.42%) Change Management
3 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.42%) Project Management
4 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.08%) Migration
5 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.08%) CRM
5 1 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) MCSE
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (22.92%) A+ Certification
2 9 (18.75%) MCP
2 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MCITP
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.08%) XenServer
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
1 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) VMware
3 5 (10.42%) Avaya
3 5 (10.42%) Lotus
4 4 (8.33%) McAfee
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco
4 4 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) Symantec
6 2 (4.17%) Altiris
7 1 (2.08%) Wyse
7 1 (2.08%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.08%) Retalix
7 1 (2.08%) Dell
7 1 (2.08%) Sun
7 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.08%) Acronis
Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 14 days ago