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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 401 411 387
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 28 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.057% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.061% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
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£175 £155 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -48.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £155 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £187 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £136 £213
% change year-on-year
+46.78% -35.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.75 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £23.50 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
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
22577 23003 24025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.96% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15594 15798 15792
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 435 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Uxbridge - 4 - -
City of London +21 3 £204 +31.45% 8
Hayes - 3 - - 1
Romford - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 2
Enfield - - - -
IT Support Engineer
England

IT Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 36 (83.72%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
3 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
3 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
3 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
4 12 (27.91%) Windows XP
5 11 (25.58%) MS Office
6 10 (23.26%) Blackberry
6 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (20.93%) VMware
7 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
8 8 (18.60%) ITIL
8 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (16.28%) MCSE
9 7 (16.28%) Cisco
10 6 (13.95%) IBM Notes
10 6 (13.95%) VoIP
10 6 (13.95%) Linux
10 6 (13.95%) Lotus
10 6 (13.95%) Citrix
10 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
10 6 (13.95%) Banking
10 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
10 6 (13.95%) Mac OS
10 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
11 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (11.63%) MCSA
12 4 (9.30%) SLA

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.95%) IBM Notes
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (9.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.65%) Lync
7 1 (2.33%) IIS
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.33%) Drupal
7 1 (2.33%) WordPress
7 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Office
2 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) VoIP
2 4 (9.30%) Firewall
3 3 (6.98%) LAN
3 3 (6.98%) WAN
3 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.98%) Internet
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.65%) SAN
5 1 (2.33%) VLAN
5 1 (2.33%) DNS
5 1 (2.33%) DHCP
5 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (13.95%) Banking
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.33%) Android SDK
2 1 (2.33%) J2EE
2 1 (2.33%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
3 12 (27.91%) Windows XP
4 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.95%) Linux
6 6 (13.95%) Mac OS
6 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
8 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.65%) UNIX
9 2 (4.65%) SUSE
9 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
9 2 (4.65%) Android
10 1 (2.33%) CentOS
10 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) ITIL
2 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
3 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.65%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.65%) CRM
4 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.33%) Project Management
4 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.33%) Change Management
4 1 (2.33%) ITSM
4 1 (2.33%) Migration
4 1 (2.33%) Line Management
4 1 (2.33%) Android Development
4 1 (2.33%) Time Management
4 1 (2.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.28%) MCSE
3 5 (11.63%) MCSA
4 3 (6.98%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.98%) A+ Certification
5 2 (4.65%) MCITP
5 2 (4.65%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) MCDST
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Xen
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix
4 6 (13.95%) Lotus
5 4 (9.30%) Dell
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle
6 3 (6.98%) Bloomberg
6 3 (6.98%) Symantec
7 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.65%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) Avaya
7 2 (4.65%) NetApp
7 2 (4.65%) Reuters
8 1 (2.33%) Sun
8 1 (2.33%) Fidessa
8 1 (2.33%) Remedy
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Sage
8 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
Hayes, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
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