The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 403 403 397
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 8 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.061% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.065% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £220 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £244
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £27.20
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
20096 20019 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 94.48% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14251 14165 14161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 344 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Support Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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
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 Senior Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +43 2 £375 - 1
Senior Support Engineer
England

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (66.67%) SLA
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) CCIE
5 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) ISDN
5 2 (22.22%) PSTN
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) BGP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) IPsec
1 2 (22.22%) ISDN
1 2 (22.22%) MPLS
1 2 (22.22%) OSPF
1 2 (22.22%) PSTN
1 2 (22.22%) RTSP
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) Multicast
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) KDB
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) 802.1X
2 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (11.11%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Eurex
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP Voice
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Juniper
1 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
1 2 (22.22%) Polycom
1 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Currenex
2 1 (11.11%) eSpeed
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Reuters
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Solace
2 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) webMethods