The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had IT Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 392 399 410
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 35 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 13
Median daily rate £195 £165 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £120 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £221 £273
UK excluding London median daily rate £153 £175 £158
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.57% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.03 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £19.40 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -13.55%
IT Support Engineer
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20369 21455 22394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 95.10% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 15175 16149
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 346 436
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 8 December 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
City of London -5 4 £85 -46.87% 1
Twickenham +3 1 £120 -
IT Support Engineer
England

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT 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 London region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (69.70%) Windows
2 42 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 39 (59.09%) Active Directory
4 22 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 21 (31.82%) MS Office
6 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 17 (25.76%) Windows Server
8 15 (22.73%) Windows 7
9 14 (21.21%) Citrix
10 13 (19.70%) LAN
10 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (16.67%) Office 365
11 11 (16.67%) Windows 8
11 11 (16.67%) Windows 10
11 11 (16.67%) Mac OS X
12 10 (15.15%) Apple
12 10 (15.15%) DHCP
12 10 (15.15%) DNS
12 10 (15.15%) SCCM
13 9 (13.64%) Retail
13 9 (13.64%) VMware
13 9 (13.64%) WAN
13 9 (13.64%) ITIL
14 8 (12.12%) Windows XP
14 8 (12.12%) Banking
14 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
15 7 (10.61%) Finance
15 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.06%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.55%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.03%) IIS
8 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 21 (31.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.55%) OneDrive
4 2 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) LAN
2 10 (15.15%) DHCP
2 10 (15.15%) DNS
3 9 (13.64%) WAN
4 5 (7.58%) Firewall
5 4 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (6.06%) Skype
5 4 (6.06%) VoIP
5 4 (6.06%) VPN
6 3 (4.55%) SAN
6 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.55%) VLAN
6 3 (4.55%) WLAN
7 1 (1.52%) 4G
7 1 (1.52%) DMZ
7 1 (1.52%) Internet
7 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.52%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (13.64%) Retail
2 8 (12.12%) Banking
3 7 (10.61%) Finance
4 3 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.52%) EPoS
4 1 (1.52%) Fintech
4 1 (1.52%) iPad
4 1 (1.52%) iPhone
4 1 (1.52%) PKI
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (69.70%) Windows
2 17 (25.76%) Windows Server
3 15 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 11 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 11 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 8 (12.12%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.58%) Android
7 5 (7.58%) Linux
7 5 (7.58%) Mac OS
8 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.64%) ITIL
2 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
3 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.03%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.03%) CRM
4 2 (3.03%) Migration
4 2 (3.03%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (3.03%) Network Management
4 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.03%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (1.52%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.52%) Escalation Management
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.52%) Network Design
5 1 (1.52%) Post-Production
5 1 (1.52%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.52%) Service Management
5 1 (1.52%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.58%) SQL
3 1 (1.52%) C
3 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) DBS Check
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.52%) MCSA
4 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.09%) XenApp
4 5 (7.58%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.03%) Firmware
6 1 (1.52%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.52%) Samba
6 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.21%) Citrix
3 10 (15.15%) Apple
4 9 (13.64%) VMware
5 5 (7.58%) Bloomberg
5 5 (7.58%) Reuters
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco
6 3 (4.55%) HP
6 3 (4.55%) Lotus
7 2 (3.03%) Avaya
7 2 (3.03%) Dell
7 2 (3.03%) NetApp
8 1 (1.52%) Bomgar
8 1 (1.52%) Canon
8 1 (1.52%) iManage
8 1 (1.52%) Meraki
8 1 (1.52%) Mitel
8 1 (1.52%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.52%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
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