The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
England / London
Rank 200 160 147
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 223 320 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.17% 1.50% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.57% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 196 209
Median daily rate £200 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £198 £236 £220
% change year-on-year
-16.40% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 46
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £13.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £30.00 £28.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
- +4.91%

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
18033 20348 20215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.74% 95.12% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12895 14394 14249
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 312 339
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 26 £219 -2.77% 19
Hammersmith +2 5 £150 +25.00%
Uxbridge +3 2 £146 +19.38%
Bromley - 2 - -
Twickenham - 2 £155 -
Chiswick +1 1 - -
Croydon -1 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -8 1 - - 3
Romford - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £135 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 332 (65.74%) Windows
2 209 (41.39%) Active Directory
3 190 (37.62%) Microsoft
4 130 (25.74%) Windows 7
5 123 (24.36%) MS Office
6 117 (23.17%) Windows Server
7 88 (17.43%) MS Excel
8 85 (16.83%) Finance
9 84 (16.63%) ITIL
10 83 (16.44%) VMware
11 79 (15.64%) Office 365
12 76 (15.05%) MS Exchange
13 73 (14.46%) Citrix
14 70 (13.86%) Cisco
15 59 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
16 58 (11.49%) Firewall
17 57 (11.29%) Windows 10
18 55 (10.89%) Linux
18 55 (10.89%) SCCM
19 53 (10.50%) Windows Server 2012
20 49 (9.70%) Banking
21 47 (9.31%) LAN
22 46 (9.11%) Blackberry
23 43 (8.51%) VPN
23 43 (8.51%) DNS
23 43 (8.51%) Windows 8
24 41 (8.12%) TCP/IP
24 41 (8.12%) Apple
24 41 (8.12%) Unix
25 40 (7.92%) SQL

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 76 (15.05%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 31 (6.14%) SharePoint
3 29 (5.74%) Skype for Business
4 20 (3.96%) IBM Notes
5 19 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (3.76%) IIS
6 13 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.58%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.99%) Apache
10 5 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.40%) Confluence
13 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
14 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 123 (24.36%) MS Office
2 88 (17.43%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.38%) Eikon
2 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 79 (15.64%) Office 365
2 30 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.18%) OneDrive
4 10 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (1.78%) Yammer
6 8 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.58%) SaaS
7 3 (0.59%) G Suite
8 1 (0.20%) GitHub
8 1 (0.20%) Google Play
8 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 58 (11.49%) Firewall
2 47 (9.31%) LAN
3 43 (8.51%) DNS
3 43 (8.51%) VPN
4 41 (8.12%) TCP/IP
5 39 (7.72%) WAN
6 29 (5.74%) DHCP
7 28 (5.54%) Wireless
8 27 (5.35%) Skype
9 21 (4.16%) VoIP
10 18 (3.56%) SAN
11 17 (3.37%) Internet
12 14 (2.77%) LDAP
13 13 (2.57%) SSL
14 11 (2.18%) DMZ
14 11 (2.18%) Ethernet
14 11 (2.18%) OSPF
14 11 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
16 9 (1.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.13%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.96%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.18%) Hadoop
4 9 (1.78%) Apache Hive
5 7 (1.39%) Big Data
6 6 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.59%) MySQL
7 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.40%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.20%) Ingres
9 1 (0.20%) MS Access
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.58%) JIRA
2 7 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.99%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.40%) Ant
5 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.40%) Gradle
5 2 (0.40%) Hudson
6 1 (0.20%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.20%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.20%) Selenium
6 1 (0.20%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.20%) Subversion
6 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
General
1 85 (16.83%) Finance
2 49 (9.70%) Banking
3 39 (7.72%) Retail
4 11 (2.18%) Retail Banking
5 8 (1.58%) Legal
5 8 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.19%) Back Office
8 3 (0.59%) Advertising
8 3 (0.59%) Law
8 3 (0.59%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.40%) German Language
9 2 (0.40%) Marketing
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.55%) Regular Expression
2 11 (2.18%) .NET
3 9 (1.78%) Kafka
3 9 (1.78%) MSMQ
4 8 (1.58%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (1.19%) 802.1X
5 6 (1.19%) Web Services
6 4 (0.79%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.79%) XMPP
7 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (0.59%) HTML
7 3 (0.59%) Middleware
7 3 (0.59%) XML
8 2 (0.40%) CSS
8 2 (0.40%) EJB
8 2 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.40%) J2EE
8 2 (0.40%) Java EE
8 2 (0.40%) JMS
8 2 (0.40%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.11%) Blackberry
2 32 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.94%) iPhone
4 25 (4.95%) iPad
5 18 (3.56%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.97%) Smartphone
7 12 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (1.78%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.58%) BYOD
10 7 (1.39%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.39%) Clustering
10 7 (1.39%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.19%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.19%) Statistics
12 4 (0.79%) EMC VNX
12 4 (0.79%) EPoS
12 4 (0.79%) RSA SecurID
13 3 (0.59%) Derivative
13 3 (0.59%) Over-the-Top Content
13 3 (0.59%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 332 (65.74%) Windows
2 130 (25.74%) Windows 7
3 117 (23.17%) Windows Server
4 59 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (11.29%) Windows 10
6 55 (10.89%) Linux
7 53 (10.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (8.51%) Windows 8
9 41 (8.12%) Unix
10 36 (7.13%) Windows XP
11 32 (6.34%) Mac OS
11 32 (6.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 27 (5.35%) Mac OS X
13 26 (5.15%) Android
14 17 (3.37%) Apple iOS
15 13 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (1.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.99%) AIX
17 5 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.99%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (16.63%) ITIL
2 25 (4.95%) Change Management
2 25 (4.95%) Migration
3 21 (4.16%) Knowledge Management
4 19 (3.76%) Problem Management
4 19 (3.76%) Time Management
5 18 (3.56%) Service Delivery
6 17 (3.37%) Asset Management
7 15 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (2.57%) Coaching
8 13 (2.57%) Incident Management
9 12 (2.38%) Service Management
9 12 (2.38%) Software Deployment
10 11 (2.18%) ITIL V3
10 11 (2.18%) Load Balancing
11 10 (1.98%) ITSM
12 9 (1.78%) Mobile Device Management
12 9 (1.78%) Network Management
13 8 (1.58%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (1.58%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 40 (7.92%) SQL
2 37 (7.33%) PowerShell
2 37 (7.33%) Python
3 35 (6.93%) Perl
4 26 (5.15%) Shell Script
5 23 (4.55%) Java
6 13 (2.57%) Bash Shell
7 9 (1.78%) Scala
8 7 (1.39%) R
9 6 (1.19%) C#
10 5 (0.99%) C
11 4 (0.79%) VBScript
12 3 (0.59%) VB
13 2 (0.40%) Ruby
13 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.40%) VB6
14 1 (0.20%) Clojure
14 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (6.53%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.35%) MCSE
4 24 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (3.96%) CCNA
6 19 (3.76%) DV Cleared
7 14 (2.77%) DBS Check
7 14 (2.77%) Degree
8 12 (2.38%) CCNP
8 12 (2.38%) MCP
8 12 (2.38%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.98%) MCSA
10 7 (1.39%) MCDST
10 7 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (1.19%) ACDT
11 6 (1.19%) ACHDS
11 6 (1.19%) ACTC
11 6 (1.19%) MCSM
12 5 (0.99%) CCSA
13 4 (0.79%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.16%) SLA
2 5 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 209 (41.39%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.54%) XenApp
4 25 (4.95%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.18%) vSphere
6 8 (1.58%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.39%) DFS Replication
7 7 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (1.39%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.99%) Firmware
8 5 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.79%) NFS
9 4 (0.79%) Samba
10 3 (0.59%) KVM
10 3 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.59%) UAG
11 2 (0.40%) Docker
11 2 (0.40%) Squid
11 2 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 55 (10.89%) SCCM
2 5 (0.99%) AirWatch
2 5 (0.99%) Jamf Pro
2 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.79%) Nagios
3 4 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.59%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.59%) Puppet
4 3 (0.59%) WSUS
5 2 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.20%) Control-M
6 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.20%) Oozie
6 1 (0.20%) OVSD
6 1 (0.20%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 190 (37.62%) Microsoft
2 83 (16.44%) VMware
3 73 (14.46%) Citrix
4 70 (13.86%) Cisco
5 41 (8.12%) Apple
6 28 (5.54%) HP
7 24 (4.75%) Bloomberg
8 21 (4.16%) Oracle
9 20 (3.96%) Lotus
10 19 (3.76%) Reuters
11 15 (2.97%) CheckPoint
12 14 (2.77%) Dell
12 14 (2.77%) Splunk
13 13 (2.57%) Google
14 12 (2.38%) Red Hat
15 11 (2.18%) Remedy
16 10 (1.98%) Juniper
16 10 (1.98%) Palo Alto
17 9 (1.78%) EMC
18 8 (1.58%) IBM
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