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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 395 405 381
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 8 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.050% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.054% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£220 £263 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.19% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £288 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.86% -17.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.20 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.02%
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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014. 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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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 +6 1 - - 2
Bromley - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Senior Support Engineer
England

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) SNMP
5 2 (18.18%) Nortel
5 2 (18.18%) Avaya
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) CA
5 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) e-Health
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 1 (9.09%) Billing
6 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (9.09%) MCITP
6 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
6 1 (9.09%) Degree

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) SNMP
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) e-Health
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) CRM
1 1 (9.09%) ERP
1 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
1 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
1 1 (9.09%) ITSM
1 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
1 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Nortel
4 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 2 (18.18%) CA
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Peregrine
5 1 (9.09%) Apple
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) Polycom
5 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow