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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 420 411 419
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 4 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.021% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.022% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 12
Average daily rate
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£228 £180 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.38% -53.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £180 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £180 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £360 £250
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.68 £18.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+44.21% +23.33%
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
21947 22424 23496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.53% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15477 15302 16131
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 411 450
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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
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 3 September 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Advertising
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Perforce
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) SQL

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ACTC
1 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) vCloud
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Kibana
2 1 (14.29%) Casper Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Perforce
3 1 (14.29%) New Relic
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell