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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 385 386 355
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 13 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.032% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.035% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
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£220 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -36.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £266 £344 £268
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +28.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.20 -
Senior Support Engineer
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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
19545 20081 18032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.53% 93.17% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13847 13699 12141
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 376 496
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015. 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
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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 +12 1 - - 2
Hayes - - - -
Senior Support Engineer
England

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) Firewall
4 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
5 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
5 5 (31.25%) NetApp
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (25.00%) MCP
6 4 (25.00%) MCSE
6 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) NAS
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (25.00%) MCITP
6 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (18.75%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (18.75%) CCNA
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) Foglight

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (12.50%) SNMP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
1 2 (12.50%) e-Health
2 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) MCP
2 4 (25.00%) MCSE
2 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) MCITP
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Foglight
1 2 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) CA
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Nortel
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Avaya
5 1 (6.25%) New Relic
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) Peregrine
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Apple
5 1 (6.25%) Perforce
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