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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Engineer
England / London
Rank 365 389 371
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 31 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.078% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.082% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 8
Median daily rate £175 £175 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £120 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £261
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £160 £175
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%

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
18377 19532 19691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.15% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13128 13704 14023
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 305 343
Median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -7 2 £168 -16.25% 3
Hayes - 1 £135 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £120 -
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 50 (76.92%) Windows
2 40 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 38 (58.46%) Microsoft
4 22 (33.85%) MS Office
5 20 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 18 (27.69%) Windows 7
7 17 (26.15%) Windows Server
8 16 (24.62%) MS Exchange
9 15 (23.08%) Citrix
9 15 (23.08%) Apple
10 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (20.00%) Office 365
12 11 (16.92%) Windows 10
12 11 (16.92%) VMware
13 10 (15.38%) Mac OS X
13 10 (15.38%) WAN
13 10 (15.38%) ITIL
13 10 (15.38%) Windows 8
14 9 (13.85%) LAN
14 9 (13.85%) DHCP
14 9 (13.85%) DNS
14 9 (13.85%) Finance
14 9 (13.85%) SCCM
15 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (12.31%) Android
16 7 (10.77%) Skype for Business
16 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (10.77%) VPN
16 7 (10.77%) Firewall

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 16 (24.62%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (10.77%) Skype for Business
3 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.62%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.62%) IIS
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (33.85%) MS Office
2 20 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.62%) OneDrive
4 2 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.54%) G Suite
5 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) WAN
2 9 (13.85%) DHCP
2 9 (13.85%) DNS
2 9 (13.85%) LAN
3 7 (10.77%) Firewall
3 7 (10.77%) VPN
4 5 (7.69%) SAN
4 5 (7.69%) VoIP
5 4 (6.15%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (6.15%) Skype
5 4 (6.15%) Wireless
6 3 (4.62%) Internet
6 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.62%) VLAN
6 3 (4.62%) WLAN
7 2 (3.08%) PBX
7 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.54%) MPLS
8 1 (1.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
2 6 (9.23%) Retail
3 5 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Smartphone
2 4 (6.15%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.62%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.08%) BYOD
4 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.08%) iPhone
5 1 (1.54%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.54%) EPoS
5 1 (1.54%) Fintech
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) Replication
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (76.92%) Windows
2 18 (27.69%) Windows 7
3 17 (26.15%) Windows Server
4 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (16.92%) Windows 10
6 10 (15.38%) Mac OS X
6 10 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 8 (12.31%) Android
8 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
9 5 (7.69%) Mac OS
10 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
10 3 (4.62%) Linux
10 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) ITIL
2 6 (9.23%) Incident Management
3 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.15%) Change Management
4 4 (6.15%) ITSM
5 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.62%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.08%) CRM
6 2 (3.08%) Disk Encryption
6 2 (3.08%) Migration
6 2 (3.08%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (3.08%) Network Management
6 2 (3.08%) Time Management
6 2 (3.08%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 1 (1.54%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.54%) Data Security
7 1 (1.54%) Network Design
7 1 (1.54%) SEO
7 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.54%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.62%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) C
3 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) DBS Check
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) MCSE
2 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) CCNA
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.69%) XenApp
5 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.54%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.54%) Firmware
6 1 (1.54%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.54%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.08%) Apple
2 15 (23.08%) Citrix
3 11 (16.92%) VMware
4 6 (9.23%) HP
5 5 (7.69%) Bloomberg
5 5 (7.69%) Cisco
5 5 (7.69%) Dell
5 5 (7.69%) Reuters
6 3 (4.62%) Lotus
6 3 (4.62%) Symantec
6 3 (4.62%) Toshiba
7 2 (3.08%) Avaya
7 2 (3.08%) Google
7 2 (3.08%) NetApp
8 1 (1.54%) Bomgar
8 1 (1.54%) DataCore
8 1 (1.54%) iManage
8 1 (1.54%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
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