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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 47 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.92% 2.96% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 3.13% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
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£190 £160 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -41.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £251 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.63%
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
589 671 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.39% 94.51% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 349 351
Average daily rate £418 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 45 33
Average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 2015. 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 +14 4 - - 3
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Harpenden - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
3 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
4 9 (31.03%) Windows XP
4 9 (31.03%) ITIL
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) SLA
6 6 (20.69%) Cisco
6 6 (20.69%) MS Office
6 6 (20.69%) Android
6 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (17.24%) VPN
8 4 (13.79%) HP
8 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (13.79%) VoIP
8 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
8 4 (13.79%) Coaching
9 3 (10.34%) Apple
9 3 (10.34%) Symantec
9 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
9 3 (10.34%) Altiris
9 3 (10.34%) Linux
10 2 (6.90%) Web Services
10 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
10 2 (6.90%) CCNA
10 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (6.90%) HOOD
10 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (6.90%) Project Management

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Route 53
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) VPN
2 4 (13.79%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.45%) VLAN
3 1 (3.45%) ISDN
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) Wiki
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows XP
3 6 (20.69%) Android
3 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.34%) Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.45%) CentOS
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Coaching
3 2 (6.90%) HOOD
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.90%) Web Development
4 1 (3.45%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Apple
4 3 (10.34%) Symantec
4 3 (10.34%) Altiris
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Wyse
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Avaya
5 1 (3.45%) Lotus
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