The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank 409 - 406
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% - 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% - 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - £152
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.38 - -
Software 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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Support Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Support Engineer across the London region.

Software Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Software Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Support Engineer across the London region.

Software Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Software Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Software 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 Software Support Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) BCP
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) CMDB
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Software 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 Software Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Mimecast
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DMZ
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
1 1 (33.33%) WebEx
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SendGrid
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter