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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 412 404 396
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 19 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.077% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.081% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 16
Median daily rate £175 £238 £186
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +27.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £164 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £258 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £178 £115
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +54.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +2.74%
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
20552 20961 21857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.85% 94.65% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14945 14461 15395
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 381 390
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
City of London +32 2 £125 -38.65% 4
Chiswick - 1 - -
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 16 (43.24%) Windows 7
4 13 (35.14%) MS Office
5 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
6 10 (27.03%) Citrix
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
7 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
8 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (18.92%) Cisco
8 7 (18.92%) VMware
9 6 (16.22%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (16.22%) Internet
10 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (10.81%) DNS
10 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
10 4 (10.81%) Finance
10 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
11 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
11 3 (8.11%) Banking
11 3 (8.11%) iPhone
11 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
11 3 (8.11%) ITIL
11 3 (8.11%) MCP
11 3 (8.11%) EMC
11 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
12 2 (5.41%) Juniper

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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Office
2 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Internet
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) LAN
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) DHCP
4 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.70%) Skype
4 1 (2.70%) SMTP
4 1 (2.70%) VLAN
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) Ajax
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) HTML5
2 1 (2.70%) jQuery
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) iPhone
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.70%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows 7
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.41%) Android
8 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.70%) Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Unix
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.11%) ITIL
2 2 (5.41%) Change Management
2 2 (5.41%) Fault Analysis
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (5.41%) Wealth Management
3 1 (2.70%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (2.70%) Facilities Management
3 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
3 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.70%) Migration
3 1 (2.70%) MVC
3 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
3 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.70%) Ticket Management
3 1 (2.70%) Time Management
3 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
3 1 (2.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) CFML
1 1 (2.70%) Java
1 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.70%) PHP
1 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.70%) VB
1 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) MCP
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) DBS Check
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) MCSA
3 2 (5.41%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) Citrix
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco
3 7 (18.92%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) EMC
5 2 (5.41%) Apple
5 2 (5.41%) Juniper
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) arcserve
6 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.70%) Meru Networks
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) WatchGuard
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