The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 398 388 393
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 4 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.066% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.071% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £445 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% +18.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £240
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £19.37
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -22.55%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21546 22422 24477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.78% 92.46% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14798 15261 15876
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 472 642
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £42.50 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Senior Support Engineer
England

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 23 July 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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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
Barnet - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
Docklands, London - - - -
Senior Support Engineer
England

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (57.14%) Finance
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Data Management
3 4 (28.57%) Publishing
3 4 (28.57%) Foglight
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
3 4 (28.57%) Apache
3 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Open Source
3 4 (28.57%) Hedge funds
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) XenApp
4 3 (21.43%) Speakerbus
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) WCF
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Temenos T24
2 1 (7.14%) Khalix
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) FTP
2 3 (21.43%) HTTP
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Publishing
3 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
4 3 (21.43%) Billing
5 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) WCF
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Open Source
1 4 (28.57%) Hedge funds
2 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 3 (21.43%) IVR
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Data Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) BCP
4 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Foglight
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) AppSense
3 3 (21.43%) Altiris
3 3 (21.43%) Speakerbus
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Polycom
5 1 (7.14%) jBASE
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Mercator
5 1 (7.14%) Reuters
5 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
5 1 (7.14%) Temenos
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
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