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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 420 407 390
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 4 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.022% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.023% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 23
Average daily rate
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£209 £375 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.33% -18.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £315 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £311 £375
% change year-on-year
-35.74% -17.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
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
21452 21293 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.92% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14988 14746 14660
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 385 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (33.33%) DevOps
4 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) MCSE
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) MCP
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) MCITP
6 3 (20.00%) NAS
6 3 (20.00%) Open Source
6 3 (20.00%) vSphere
6 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) Foglight

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (33.33%) DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Information Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PHP
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCP
1 4 (26.67%) MCSE
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) MCITP
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (20.00%) vSphere
5 2 (13.33%) vCloud
6 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Foglight
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) Kibana
3 1 (6.67%) Casper Suite
3 1 (6.67%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) New Relic
4 2 (13.33%) Perforce
5 1 (6.67%) AppDynamics
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) F5