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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 404 408 401
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 22 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.047% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.051% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 5
Average daily rate
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£171 £135 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.85% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £135 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £155 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £160 £163
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
IT Support Engineer
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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
22765 23591 22534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.33% 93.10% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16128 16266 15004
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 406 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £43.00 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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
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 24 October 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 3 £204 +50.92% 2
Hayes - 3 - -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
IT Support Engineer
England

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 34 (82.93%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
3 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
3 16 (39.02%) Windows 7
4 14 (34.15%) MS Exchange
5 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
5 13 (31.71%) MS Office
5 13 (31.71%) Blackberry
6 10 (24.39%) Windows XP
7 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (19.51%) ITIL
7 8 (19.51%) IBM Notes
7 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (19.51%) Lotus
8 7 (17.07%) SLA
8 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (17.07%) Mac OS
8 7 (17.07%) VMware
9 6 (14.63%) LAN
9 6 (14.63%) Citrix
10 5 (12.20%) WAN
10 5 (12.20%) MCSE
10 5 (12.20%) A+ Certification
10 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
11 4 (9.76%) Android
11 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
11 4 (9.76%) Banking
11 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
11 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
11 4 (9.76%) Telecoms

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (34.15%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) IBM Notes
3 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.88%) Lync
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Drupal
6 1 (2.44%) WordPress
6 1 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Office
1 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) LAN
2 5 (12.20%) WAN
3 4 (9.76%) Internet
4 3 (7.32%) Firewall
4 3 (7.32%) VoIP
5 2 (4.88%) Wireless
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.88%) SAN
6 1 (2.44%) NAS
6 1 (2.44%) VLAN
6 1 (2.44%) DHCP
6 1 (2.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
1 4 (9.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Private Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.44%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (82.93%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Windows 7
3 10 (24.39%) Windows XP
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.07%) Mac OS
6 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
7 4 (9.76%) Linux
7 4 (9.76%) Android
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.88%) UNIX
9 2 (4.88%) SUSE
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.44%) CentOS
10 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.32%) Change Management
3 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
3 3 (7.32%) Project Management
4 2 (4.88%) Service Management
4 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.44%) Line Management
5 1 (2.44%) Android Development
5 1 (2.44%) Time Management
5 1 (2.44%) Change Control
5 1 (2.44%) CRM
5 1 (2.44%) ITSM
5 1 (2.44%) Migration
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.20%) A+ Certification
2 5 (12.20%) MCSE
3 4 (9.76%) MCSA
4 3 (7.32%) MCITP
4 3 (7.32%) MCP
4 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.44%) MCDST
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Xen
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Lotus
3 7 (17.07%) VMware
4 6 (14.63%) Citrix
5 4 (9.76%) Dell
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco
6 3 (7.32%) Symantec
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle
7 2 (4.88%) NetApp
7 2 (4.88%) Altiris
7 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.44%) Sage
8 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.44%) Avaya
8 1 (2.44%) Sun
8 1 (2.44%) Fidessa
8 1 (2.44%) Remedy