The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 394 379 381
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 17 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 14
Average daily rate £175 £213 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £112 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £228 £204
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £165 £150
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Average hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -20.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £14.55 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £28.75 £102.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +39 5 £200 -3.03% 5
Croydon - 1 £110 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £213 - 1
Greenwich - 1 - -
IT Support Engineer
England

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 38 (79.17%) Windows
2 26 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 19 (39.58%) MS Office
4 19 (39.58%) Windows 7
5 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
5 11 (22.92%) MS Exchange
5 11 (22.92%) VPN
6 9 (18.75%) Citrix
6 9 (18.75%) Blackberry
7 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 7 (14.58%) Degree
9 6 (12.50%) VMware
9 6 (12.50%) Office 365
10 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
10 5 (10.42%) iPad
10 5 (10.42%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (10.42%) Internet
10 5 (10.42%) Cisco
10 5 (10.42%) DNS
10 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
10 5 (10.42%) ITIL
11 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
11 4 (8.33%) Android
11 4 (8.33%) iPhone
11 4 (8.33%) SCCM
11 4 (8.33%) Banking

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (22.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) Lync
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (39.58%) MS Office
2 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) VPN
2 5 (10.42%) DNS
2 5 (10.42%) Internet
3 3 (6.25%) IP Telephony
3 3 (6.25%) LAN
3 3 (6.25%) VoIP
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
4 2 (4.17%) DHCP
4 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.17%) WLAN
5 1 (2.08%) ADSL
5 1 (2.08%) Broadband
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
5 1 (2.08%) LDAP
5 1 (2.08%) PBX
5 1 (2.08%) SMTP
5 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Local Government
4 1 (2.08%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.42%) iPad
2 5 (10.42%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (8.33%) iPhone
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) PDA
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.08%) Informatics
6 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (79.17%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Windows 7
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
4 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.33%) Android
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.08%) Linux
8 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.08%) Unix
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.42%) ITIL
2 3 (6.25%) Change Management
3 2 (4.17%) CRM
3 2 (4.17%) ITSM
3 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (4.17%) Service Management
3 2 (4.17%) Time Management
4 1 (2.08%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.08%) Content Management
4 1 (2.08%) Facilities Management
4 1 (2.08%) Game Development
4 1 (2.08%) Information Security
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.08%) Logistics
4 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.08%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VB
2 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.08%) CCNA
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) MCP
5 1 (2.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 2 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.08%) NFS
4 1 (2.08%) Samba
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) SCSM
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Citrix
3 6 (12.50%) VMware
4 5 (10.42%) Cisco
5 3 (6.25%) Apple
5 3 (6.25%) EMC
5 3 (6.25%) HP
5 3 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.25%) Symantec
6 2 (4.17%) Bloomberg
6 2 (4.17%) Google
6 2 (4.17%) Mitel
6 2 (4.17%) Remedy
7 1 (2.08%) arcserve
7 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.08%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) Nokia
7 1 (2.08%) Perforce
7 1 (2.08%) Reuters
7 1 (2.08%) Sophos
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