The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Senior Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 425 431 429
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.021% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.022% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Median daily rate £275 £213 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -43.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £200 £425
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -52.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.38 £18.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +1.35%
Senior 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
21054 22389 22119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15075 15722 15169
Median daily rate £450 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 370 414
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Senior Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Senior Support Engineer in the job title.

Senior Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Support Engineer across the London region.

Senior Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Senior Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Support Engineer across the London region.

Senior Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (52.38%) SQL
4 10 (47.62%) PaaS
4 10 (47.62%) IaaS
5 9 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 9 (42.86%) OLAP
5 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (38.10%) VMS
6 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
6 8 (38.10%) Network Security
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (38.10%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
9 5 (23.81%) Firewall
10 4 (19.05%) Office 365
11 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
11 3 (14.29%) VMware
11 3 (14.29%) Banking
11 3 (14.29%) Citrix
11 3 (14.29%) DNS
11 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
11 3 (14.29%) LDAP

Senior 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 1 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) JBoss
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.76%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (47.62%) IaaS
2 10 (47.62%) PaaS
3 4 (19.05%) Office 365
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (4.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Network Security
2 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) LDAP
5 2 (9.52%) DHCP
5 2 (9.52%) Internet
5 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
5 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.76%) LAN
6 1 (4.76%) Multicast
6 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.76%) SSL
6 1 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (42.86%) OLAP
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.76%) KDB
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Maven
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Java EE
1 2 (9.52%) RESTful
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
1 2 (9.52%) XML
1 2 (9.52%) XSLT
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ADO
2 1 (4.76%) Ajax
2 1 (4.76%) EJB
2 1 (4.76%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.76%) JPA
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) RAML
2 1 (4.76%) Swagger
2 1 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (4.76%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (4.76%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
1 2 (9.52%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) DataPower
2 1 (4.76%) Eurex
2 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) VMS
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) API Development
5 1 (4.76%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) OWASP
5 1 (4.76%) People Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.76%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) CFA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Virtual Servers
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.76%) DFS Replication
5 1 (4.76%) KVM
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.76%) UAG
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
1 1 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Avaya
3 2 (9.52%) Dell
3 2 (9.52%) F5
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Currenex
4 1 (4.76%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Imperva
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) Red Box
4 1 (4.76%) Reuters
4 1 (4.76%) Solace
4 1 (4.76%) Sophos
4 1 (4.76%) TIBCO