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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 200 188 155
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 278 290 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.21% 1.26% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.32% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 177 185
Median daily rate £250 £220 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £130 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £219 £225
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 56
Median hourly rate £16.31 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.85 £20.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
21700 21910 22982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.98% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15416 15458 15936
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 348 435
Median hourly rate £17.37 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 2016.

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
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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 31 £293 +27.17% 21
Uxbridge +2 2 £145 -14.70%
Ilford -3 2 - -
Harrow - 2 £400 -
Enfield +5 1 £105 -50.00% 1
Ealing +2 1 - -
Canary Wharf -3 1 £160 -
Hammersmith - 1 £140 -
Osterley - 1 £255 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - - 2
Romford - 1 £100 -
Surbiton - 1 £260 -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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.

1 306 (59.07%) Windows
2 230 (44.40%) Active Directory
3 199 (38.42%) Microsoft
4 124 (23.94%) Windows Server
5 111 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 106 (20.46%) MS Office
7 90 (17.37%) Office 365
7 90 (17.37%) MS Excel
8 87 (16.80%) Citrix
9 85 (16.41%) Cisco
9 85 (16.41%) VMware
10 83 (16.02%) Finance
11 74 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 74 (14.29%) ITIL
12 69 (13.32%) Linux
13 58 (11.20%) DNS
14 54 (10.42%) SQL
14 54 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
15 51 (9.85%) SharePoint
15 51 (9.85%) Migration
15 51 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 51 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
16 50 (9.65%) Firewall
17 48 (9.27%) PowerShell
18 47 (9.07%) Banking
19 46 (8.88%) Security Cleared
19 46 (8.88%) SCCM
19 46 (8.88%) Oracle
20 43 (8.30%) TCP/IP
21 42 (8.11%) Unix

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 74 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 51 (9.85%) SharePoint
3 33 (6.37%) Skype for Business
4 32 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (3.67%) IBM Notes
6 19 (3.67%) IIS
7 16 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.32%) SharePoint Server
9 11 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.16%) Apache
11 4 (0.77%) Confluence
11 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.39%) CMS
13 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 106 (20.46%) MS Office
2 90 (17.37%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.74%) Eikon
2 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.19%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 90 (17.37%) Office 365
2 51 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (5.60%) OneDrive
4 28 (5.41%) Yammer
5 24 (4.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.97%) IaaS
8 3 (0.58%) PaaS
8 3 (0.58%) SaaS
9 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.39%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.39%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (11.20%) DNS
2 50 (9.65%) Firewall
3 43 (8.30%) TCP/IP
4 38 (7.34%) WAN
5 36 (6.95%) LAN
5 36 (6.95%) Skype
6 35 (6.76%) DHCP
7 29 (5.60%) VPN
8 28 (5.41%) Internet
9 27 (5.21%) SAN
10 24 (4.63%) VoIP
11 23 (4.44%) Wireless
12 18 (3.47%) Network Security
13 14 (2.70%) LDAP
14 13 (2.51%) Ethernet
14 13 (2.51%) MPLS
15 12 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (2.12%) BGP
17 9 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.67%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.74%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.16%) Big Data
4 6 (1.16%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.16%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.77%) MySQL
5 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.77%) SQLPlus
6 3 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.39%) InfluxDB
7 2 (0.39%) OLAP
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.93%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.54%) Hudson
2 8 (1.54%) JIRA
3 6 (1.16%) Ant
3 6 (1.16%) Eclipse
3 6 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.16%) Gradle
4 1 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.19%) Maven
4 1 (0.19%) MSI
4 1 (0.19%) Selenium
4 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 83 (16.02%) Finance
2 47 (9.07%) Banking
3 25 (4.83%) Retail
4 11 (2.12%) Billing
4 11 (2.12%) Legal
4 11 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.74%) Back Office
6 7 (1.35%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.16%) Law
8 5 (0.97%) Advertising
8 5 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.58%) Front Office
10 2 (0.39%) Local Government
10 2 (0.39%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.19%) Indonesian Language
11 1 (0.19%) Marketing
11 1 (0.19%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.09%) .NET
2 15 (2.90%) XML
3 13 (2.51%) Web Services
4 11 (2.12%) Regular Expression
4 11 (2.12%) XSLT
5 10 (1.93%) CSS
5 10 (1.93%) HTML
5 10 (1.93%) Java EE
6 7 (1.35%) EJB
7 6 (1.16%) J2EE
7 6 (1.16%) JMS
8 4 (0.77%) RESTful
8 4 (0.77%) SOAP
9 3 (0.58%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.58%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.58%) Middleware
10 2 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.39%) JAX-RS
10 2 (0.39%) jQuery
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 35 (6.76%) Blackberry
3 30 (5.79%) iPhone
4 24 (4.63%) iPad
5 21 (4.05%) Smartphone
6 19 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.93%) EMC VNX
8 9 (1.74%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.54%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.54%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.35%) NHS
10 7 (1.35%) PKI
11 6 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.97%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.97%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.77%) BYOD
13 4 (0.77%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 306 (59.07%) Windows
2 124 (23.94%) Windows Server
3 111 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 69 (13.32%) Linux
5 54 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (8.11%) Unix
8 40 (7.72%) Windows 10
9 36 (6.95%) Windows 8
9 36 (6.95%) Windows XP
10 29 (5.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (4.63%) Mac OS X
12 19 (3.67%) Android
12 19 (3.67%) Apple iOS
13 18 (3.47%) Mac OS
14 15 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.16%) VMS
16 4 (0.77%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.58%) Solaris
18 2 (0.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (14.29%) ITIL
2 51 (9.85%) Migration
3 22 (4.25%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (4.25%) Change Management
4 19 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (3.67%) Service Delivery
5 17 (3.28%) Time Management
6 15 (2.90%) High Availability
6 15 (2.90%) Service Management
7 14 (2.70%) CRM
7 14 (2.70%) Release Management
8 13 (2.51%) Project Management
9 11 (2.12%) Asset Management
9 11 (2.12%) Configuration Management
9 11 (2.12%) Knowledge Management
10 10 (1.93%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (1.74%) Load Balancing
11 9 (1.74%) Open Source
11 9 (1.74%) Problem Management
11 9 (1.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (10.42%) SQL
2 48 (9.27%) PowerShell
3 34 (6.56%) Java
4 32 (6.18%) Perl
5 25 (4.83%) Python
6 18 (3.47%) Shell Script
7 17 (3.28%) C
8 16 (3.09%) C#
9 11 (2.12%) JavaScript
10 9 (1.74%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.35%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.16%) PHP
13 5 (0.97%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.39%) VBScript
15 1 (0.19%) AWK
15 1 (0.19%) C++
15 1 (0.19%) CFML
15 1 (0.19%) Fortran
15 1 (0.19%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (8.88%) Security Cleared
2 40 (7.72%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (4.63%) MCSE
5 23 (4.44%) CCNA
5 23 (4.44%) DV Cleared
6 20 (3.86%) CCNP
6 20 (3.86%) Degree
6 20 (3.86%) SC Cleared
7 18 (3.47%) MCP
8 14 (2.70%) MCSA
9 11 (2.12%) CCIE
10 10 (1.93%) A+ Certification
11 7 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.16%) ACDT
12 6 (1.16%) ACHDS
12 6 (1.16%) ACTC
12 6 (1.16%) CCDP
12 6 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.05%) SLA
2 5 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.77%) QA
4 1 (0.19%) DICOM
4 1 (0.19%) HL7
System Software
1 230 (44.40%) Active Directory
2 38 (7.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.21%) XenApp
4 18 (3.47%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.51%) vSphere
6 12 (2.32%) DFS Replication
7 9 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (1.54%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.16%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.77%) UAG
12 3 (0.58%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.58%) Samba
13 2 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.19%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 46 (8.88%) SCCM
2 11 (2.12%) SCOM
3 6 (1.16%) Puppet
4 4 (0.77%) WMI
5 3 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.58%) WSUS
6 2 (0.39%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.39%) Casper Suite
6 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.39%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (0.39%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.39%) Grafana
6 2 (0.39%) Graphite
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.39%) OpenView
6 2 (0.39%) Terraform
7 1 (0.19%) DameWare
Vendors
1 199 (38.42%) Microsoft
2 87 (16.80%) Citrix
3 85 (16.41%) Cisco
3 85 (16.41%) VMware
4 46 (8.88%) Oracle
5 35 (6.76%) Apple
6 29 (5.60%) HP
7 19 (3.67%) Lotus
8 17 (3.28%) Bloomberg
9 16 (3.09%) EMC
9 16 (3.09%) Red Hat
10 12 (2.32%) Reuters
11 10 (1.93%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.74%) 3PAR
13 8 (1.54%) Dell
13 8 (1.54%) IBM
13 8 (1.54%) Remedy
13 8 (1.54%) Splunk
14 7 (1.35%) Sybase
14 7 (1.35%) Symantec
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