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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 401 399 395
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 27 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 9
Median daily rate £165 £200 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £139 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £293 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £168 £140 £138
% change year-on-year
+19.64% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.00% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £10.10 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.80 £15.60 £19.70
UK excluding London median 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
21075 22337 22455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15093 15690 15395
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 370 420
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Chiswick - 2 - -
City of London +37 1 £300 +33.33% 4
Feltham - 1 - - 1
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (69.39%) Windows
2 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
3 22 (44.90%) Active Directory
4 19 (38.78%) Windows 7
5 17 (34.69%) MS Office
6 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
7 12 (24.49%) Windows Server
8 11 (22.45%) Citrix
9 10 (20.41%) Windows 8
10 7 (14.29%) Cisco
10 7 (14.29%) LAN
10 7 (14.29%) ITIL
10 7 (14.29%) Windows 10
10 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (12.24%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
11 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
12 5 (10.20%) DNS
12 5 (10.20%) Mac OS X
12 5 (10.20%) Apple
12 5 (10.20%) Finance
12 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (10.20%) Office 365
13 4 (8.16%) Driving Licence
13 4 (8.16%) Android
13 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
13 4 (8.16%) VMware
13 4 (8.16%) Firewall
13 4 (8.16%) Retail
13 4 (8.16%) Smartphone

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 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) MS Office
2 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) LAN
2 5 (10.20%) DNS
3 4 (8.16%) Firewall
3 4 (8.16%) Internet
3 4 (8.16%) VoIP
3 4 (8.16%) WAN
4 3 (6.12%) DHCP
5 2 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (4.08%) SAN
5 2 (4.08%) Skype
5 2 (4.08%) VPN
5 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.08%) Wireless
6 1 (2.04%) 4G
6 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Advertising
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) Ajax
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) HTML5
2 1 (2.04%) jQuery
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (8.16%) Driving Licence
2 4 (8.16%) Smartphone
3 3 (6.12%) iPad
3 3 (6.12%) iPhone
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.04%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 34 (69.39%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) Windows 7
3 12 (24.49%) Windows Server
4 10 (20.41%) Windows 8
5 7 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.20%) Mac OS X
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.16%) Android
7 4 (8.16%) Linux
7 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.04%) Unix
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (6.12%) Change Management
2 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.08%) Fault Analysis
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.08%) Wealth Management
4 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.04%) Content Management
4 1 (2.04%) CRM
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (2.04%) Escalation Management
4 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.04%) Ticket Management
4 1 (2.04%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (2.04%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) CFML
2 1 (2.04%) Java
2 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.04%) PHP
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) DBS Check
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.08%) MCP
5 1 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) MCSA
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (44.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.12%) XenApp
3 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) Firmware
4 1 (2.04%) Samba
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Citrix
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco
4 5 (10.20%) Apple
5 4 (8.16%) VMware
6 2 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) Juniper
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle
7 1 (2.04%) Adobe
7 1 (2.04%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.04%) Canon
7 1 (2.04%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) Meraki
7 1 (2.04%) Meru Networks
7 1 (2.04%) Mitel
7 1 (2.04%) Reuters
7 1 (2.04%) Symantec
7 1 (2.04%) WatchGuard
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