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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 378 405 377
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -28
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 21 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.054% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.058% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 6
Average daily rate
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£175 £178 £153
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £160 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £196 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £175 £193
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +11.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £16.25 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £26.88 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21794 22443 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.51% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14907 15270 15909
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 466 649
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +22 2 - - 4
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - - 2
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
IT Support Engineer
England

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (31.71%) VMware
3 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
4 11 (26.83%) Linux
4 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (21.95%) MS Office
5 9 (21.95%) Blackberry
6 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
6 8 (19.51%) HP
6 8 (19.51%) Dell
6 8 (19.51%) Citrix
7 7 (17.07%) Oracle
7 7 (17.07%) MCSE
7 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
7 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (17.07%) Banking
8 6 (14.63%) VMware ESX
8 6 (14.63%) Cisco
9 5 (12.20%) VoIP
9 5 (12.20%) MCSA
9 5 (12.20%) IBM Notes
9 5 (12.20%) ITIL
9 5 (12.20%) Finance
9 5 (12.20%) Lotus
9 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
10 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (9.76%) Oracle Linux

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) IBM Notes
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.88%) Lync
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.44%) Drupal
6 1 (2.44%) WordPress
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Office
2 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.44%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) VoIP
2 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.88%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (17.07%) Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) J2EE
1 1 (2.44%) CORBA
1 1 (2.44%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Linux
2 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.32%) Mac OS
8 2 (4.88%) SUSE
8 2 (4.88%) UNIX
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.44%) Android
9 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) ITIL
2 2 (4.88%) CRM
2 2 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
2 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
2 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.44%) Android Development
3 1 (2.44%) Project Management
3 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.44%) ITSM
3 1 (2.44%) Migration
3 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) MCSE
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.20%) MCSA
3 3 (7.32%) CCNA
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) MCITP
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.88%) Xen
5 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
1 13 (31.71%) VMware
2 8 (19.51%) HP
2 8 (19.51%) Dell
2 8 (19.51%) Citrix
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco
5 5 (12.20%) Lotus
6 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.76%) Bloomberg
7 3 (7.32%) Symantec
7 3 (7.32%) Reuters
8 2 (4.88%) Fidessa
8 2 (4.88%) Avaya
8 2 (4.88%) NetApp
8 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.44%) Sun
9 1 (2.44%) Remedy
9 1 (2.44%) Sage
9 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
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