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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 420 417 417
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 13 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.018% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.019% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
Average daily rate £406 £295 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.71% -21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £259 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £331 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £200 £240
% change year-on-year
+109.37% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-61.11% -
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
21798 21233 22125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15763 14581 15377
Average daily rate £463 £446 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) OLAP
4 9 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (42.86%) PaaS
4 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 9 (42.86%) IaaS
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (38.10%) Network Security
5 8 (38.10%) VMS
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (28.57%) SLA
8 5 (23.81%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) Linux
9 4 (19.05%) Java
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
10 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
10 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 3 (14.29%) Firewall
10 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 3 (14.29%) Wireless
10 3 (14.29%) Finance
10 3 (14.29%) Degree
11 2 (9.52%) Puppet
11 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (9.52%) Riverbed

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.76%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (42.86%) IaaS
2 9 (42.86%) PaaS
3 2 (9.52%) Office 365
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Network Security
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) BGP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) IPsec
3 2 (9.52%) ISDN
3 2 (9.52%) MPLS
3 2 (9.52%) OSPF
3 2 (9.52%) PSTN
3 2 (9.52%) RTSP
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.76%) Multicast
4 1 (4.76%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (42.86%) OLAP
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.76%) KDB
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (4.76%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Eurex
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) VMS
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) People Management
5 1 (4.76%) Process Management
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) C
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) CCIE
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP Voice
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CFA
3 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Juniper
2 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
2 2 (9.52%) Polycom
2 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
3 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
3 1 (4.76%) Currenex
3 1 (4.76%) eSpeed
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Reuters
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Solace
3 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.76%) webMethods