The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 15 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 London 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 388 353 396
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +43
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 22 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.096% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.10% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 7
Average daily rate £173 £150 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £130 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £210 £246
UK excluding London average daily rate £115 £129 £135
% change year-on-year
-10.67% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 1
Average hourly rate £93.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+431.42% +2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £12.35 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+7.28% -19.01%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22611 20230 25986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.56% 92.89% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15651 13726 16692
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 412 582
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.82%
IT Support Engineer
England

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

IT Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IT Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

IT Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 15 April 2014.

IT Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

IT Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

IT Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

IT Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 15 April 2014.

IT Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in London

IT Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 15 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
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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
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City of London -7 6 £290 - 2
Hammersmith - 2 £236 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Romford - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
IT Support Engineer
England

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 33 (76.74%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Windows 7
3 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
4 12 (27.91%) Linux
4 12 (27.91%) Windows XP
4 12 (27.91%) Blackberry
5 11 (25.58%) VMware
5 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
6 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
7 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (18.60%) HP
9 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
9 7 (16.28%) MS Office
9 7 (16.28%) Finance
10 6 (13.95%) VMware ESX
10 6 (13.95%) Cisco
10 6 (13.95%) Dell
10 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (11.63%) Oracle
11 5 (11.63%) Migration
11 5 (11.63%) Reuters
11 5 (11.63%) Bloomberg
12 4 (9.30%) CQG
12 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (9.30%) MCSE
12 4 (9.30%) LAN
12 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
12 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) IBM Notes
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (16.28%) MS Office
3 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.30%) LAN
3 3 (6.98%) VoIP
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) NetScreen
4 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) J2EE
1 1 (2.33%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.30%) EqualLogic
3 3 (6.98%) iPhone
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Windows 7
3 12 (27.91%) Linux
3 12 (27.91%) Windows XP
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.33%) UNIX
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) Migration
2 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
2 2 (4.65%) Service Management
2 2 (4.65%) Change Management
2 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
2 2 (4.65%) Project Management
2 2 (4.65%) Time Management
3 1 (2.33%) Fault Management
3 1 (2.33%) CRM
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.30%) MCSE
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.98%) CCNA
2 3 (6.98%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) VMware ESX
3 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) VMware
3 8 (18.60%) HP
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco
4 6 (13.95%) Dell
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle
5 5 (11.63%) Reuters
5 5 (11.63%) Bloomberg
6 4 (9.30%) CQG
6 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.98%) Citrix
7 3 (6.98%) Lotus
8 1 (2.33%) Apple
8 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.33%) Fidessa
8 1 (2.33%) Avaya
8 1 (2.33%) Juniper
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec
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