The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 164 206 172
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 315 238 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.34% 0.98% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.06% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 123 120
Average daily rate
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£263 £270 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £206 £203 £218
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 53 55
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £24.60 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.54
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.24%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21746 22451 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.46% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14852 15280 15911
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
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 400 468 651
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 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in London

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 Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 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 +18 73 £263 +3.96% 41
Hayes - 8 - -
Docklands, London +13 5 - -
Bromley - 3 £183 - 3
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Croydon +1 1 £570 +154.74% 4
Hounslow - 1 £168 - 1
Chiswick - 1 £180 -
Wembley - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - - 2
Chessington - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 425 (65.18%) Windows
2 233 (35.74%) Active Directory
3 204 (31.29%) Windows 7
4 203 (31.13%) MS Office
5 200 (30.67%) Microsoft
6 136 (20.86%) Finance
7 127 (19.48%) ITIL
8 123 (18.87%) Linux
8 123 (18.87%) MS Excel
9 118 (18.10%) Windows XP
10 111 (17.02%) MS Exchange
11 101 (15.49%) Cisco
12 98 (15.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 93 (14.26%) VMware
14 89 (13.65%) Citrix
15 86 (13.19%) UNIX
16 85 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
17 83 (12.73%) Banking
18 81 (12.42%) Blackberry
18 81 (12.42%) Firewall
19 69 (10.58%) Perl
20 57 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
20 57 (8.74%) TCP/IP
21 53 (8.13%) LAN
22 52 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
23 49 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
24 47 (7.21%) SQL
25 46 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
26 44 (6.75%) MCSE
26 44 (6.75%) HP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 111 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 46 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (5.52%) IBM Notes
4 31 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 29 (4.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 25 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (2.45%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.84%) Lync
9 11 (1.69%) Apache
10 9 (1.38%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.07%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.92%) ColdFusion
13 5 (0.77%) IIS
13 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.46%) CMS
15 3 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.31%) Lotus Domino
16 2 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 203 (31.13%) MS Office
2 123 (18.87%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.38%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.38%) MS Project
4 8 (1.23%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.31%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (1.53%) Eikon
1 10 (1.53%) Temenos T24
2 5 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.46%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.31%) SunGard Stream Ubix
4 2 (0.31%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 2 (0.31%) RMDS
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) Khalix
5 1 (0.15%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.53%) Office 365
2 2 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (12.42%) Firewall
2 57 (8.74%) TCP/IP
3 53 (8.13%) LAN
4 40 (6.13%) WAN
5 35 (5.37%) DNS
6 32 (4.91%) VPN
7 29 (4.45%) SAN
8 25 (3.83%) Internet
9 24 (3.68%) VoIP
10 20 (3.07%) DHCP
11 19 (2.91%) Wireless
12 16 (2.45%) HTTP
13 15 (2.30%) Multicast
14 14 (2.15%) LDAP
15 13 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (1.69%) Network Security
17 10 (1.53%) BGP
17 10 (1.53%) FTP
18 9 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
19 8 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.99%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.92%) MySQL
5 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.46%) Sybase IQ
7 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.46%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.46%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.31%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (1.38%) JIRA
2 5 (0.77%) Subversion
3 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.15%) Introscope
4 1 (0.15%) MSI
General
1 136 (20.86%) Finance
2 83 (12.73%) Banking
3 29 (4.45%) Front Office
4 28 (4.29%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.07%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.91%) Back Office
8 9 (1.38%) Advertising
9 8 (1.23%) Retail
10 7 (1.07%) Publishing
10 7 (1.07%) Legal
11 5 (0.77%) French Language
11 5 (0.77%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.46%) Billing
12 3 (0.46%) German Language
12 3 (0.46%) Law
13 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.99%) HTML
2 12 (1.84%) .NET
3 11 (1.69%) Web Services
4 9 (1.38%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (1.38%) J2EE
4 9 (1.38%) XML
4 9 (1.38%) Middleware
5 7 (1.07%) SOAP
5 7 (1.07%) REST
6 6 (0.92%) HTML5
6 6 (0.92%) JSON
7 5 (0.77%) CSS
8 4 (0.61%) WCF
8 4 (0.61%) Application Packaging
8 4 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.31%) FFmpeg
9 2 (0.31%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.31%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.15%) Ajax
10 1 (0.15%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 81 (12.42%) Blackberry
2 16 (2.45%) Derivative
3 15 (2.30%) iPhone
3 15 (2.30%) Hedge funds
4 14 (2.15%) Fixed Income
5 13 (1.99%) NHS
6 12 (1.84%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.69%) iPad
8 10 (1.53%) Clustering
9 9 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (1.23%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.07%) Equities
12 6 (0.92%) Open Source
12 6 (0.92%) Thin Client
12 6 (0.92%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.77%) Handset
13 5 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.61%) EqualLogic
15 3 (0.46%) IVR
15 3 (0.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 425 (65.18%) Windows
2 204 (31.29%) Windows 7
3 123 (18.87%) Linux
4 118 (18.10%) Windows XP
5 98 (15.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (13.19%) UNIX
7 85 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (4.45%) Windows 8
11 21 (3.22%) Windows Vista
12 19 (2.91%) Solaris
13 18 (2.76%) Android
14 16 (2.45%) Mac OS X
15 15 (2.30%) Windows 2000
16 14 (2.15%) Mac OS
17 11 (1.69%) Apple iOS
18 9 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
19 4 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
20 3 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (19.48%) ITIL
2 37 (5.67%) Migration
3 25 (3.83%) Incident Management
4 24 (3.68%) Low Latency
5 21 (3.22%) Release Management
6 19 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (2.76%) Change Management
8 16 (2.45%) Load Balancing
9 15 (2.30%) Service Delivery
10 13 (1.99%) Electronic Trading
10 13 (1.99%) Time Management
11 12 (1.84%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (1.84%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (1.84%) CRM
11 12 (1.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 11 (1.69%) Project Management
13 10 (1.53%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (1.38%) Knowledge Management
14 9 (1.38%) Problem Management
14 9 (1.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (10.58%) Perl
2 47 (7.21%) SQL
3 40 (6.13%) Python
4 34 (5.21%) Bash Shell
5 27 (4.14%) Java
6 16 (2.45%) Shell Script
6 16 (2.45%) C
7 13 (1.99%) C++
8 12 (1.84%) C#
9 10 (1.53%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.53%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.23%) Bourne shell
11 7 (1.07%) PHP
12 6 (0.92%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.92%) VBScript
12 6 (0.92%) Ruby
13 4 (0.61%) VB
13 4 (0.61%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.46%) AWK
14 3 (0.46%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 57 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (6.75%) MCSE
4 37 (5.67%) CCNP
5 35 (5.37%) Degree
5 35 (5.37%) Security Cleared
6 34 (5.21%) CCNA
7 33 (5.06%) MCP
8 28 (4.29%) MCITP
9 27 (4.14%) SC Cleared
10 13 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
10 13 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.69%) MCTS
12 10 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (1.38%) MCSA
13 9 (1.38%) A+ Certification
14 8 (1.23%) CCIE
14 8 (1.23%) CCA
15 7 (1.07%) MCDST
16 6 (0.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.21%) SLA
2 12 (1.84%) QA
3 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 233 (35.74%) Active Directory
2 49 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.76%) XenApp
4 12 (1.84%) VMware ESX
5 10 (1.53%) vSphere
5 10 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.23%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.07%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.77%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.61%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.31%) NFS
11 2 (0.31%) Xen
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.15%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 40 (6.13%) SCCM
2 17 (2.61%) ITRS Geneos
3 14 (2.15%) NetBackup
4 12 (1.84%) Nagios
5 9 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (1.38%) Puppet
6 8 (1.23%) YUM
7 7 (1.07%) SCOM
8 6 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (0.92%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.77%) Foglight
9 5 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 4 (0.61%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.61%) MIMEsweeper
10 4 (0.61%) ARCserve
10 4 (0.61%) WSUS
10 4 (0.61%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 200 (30.67%) Microsoft
2 101 (15.49%) Cisco
3 93 (14.26%) VMware
4 89 (13.65%) Citrix
5 44 (6.75%) HP
6 41 (6.29%) Oracle
7 36 (5.52%) Lotus
7 36 (5.52%) Red Hat
8 32 (4.91%) Bloomberg
9 26 (3.99%) Dell
10 23 (3.53%) Apple
10 23 (3.53%) Reuters
11 20 (3.07%) NetApp
12 17 (2.61%) Juniper
13 15 (2.30%) Fidessa
13 15 (2.30%) Symantec
14 14 (2.15%) Veritas
14 14 (2.15%) CheckPoint
15 12 (1.84%) Brocade
16 11 (1.69%) TIBCO
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Rate: £110 - £130 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £130 to £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £13.47 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £10 to £12 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Joseph Harry Ltd
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Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
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Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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