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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 200 162 148
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 246 317 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.13% 1.38% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.46% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 180 205
Median daily rate £300 £210 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £389 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £210
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 57
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.91 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £22.08 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.89
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +0.69%
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
20640 21725 21929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.90% 94.58% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15039 15000 15432
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 406 397
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.01 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +8.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 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 +9 26 £280 +24.44% 33
Hammersmith +6 4 £120 -22.58%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 2 £375 +116.13% 1
Croydon -11 2 £355 +36.53% 1
Enfield - 2 £150 -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Docklands, London +9 1 £475 -
Uxbridge +6 1 - - 1
Westminster - 1 £280 -
Bromley - 1 £200 -
Northwood - 1 - -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 307 (56.12%) Windows
2 191 (34.92%) Active Directory
3 178 (32.54%) Microsoft
4 137 (25.05%) Windows Server
5 119 (21.76%) Windows 7
6 99 (18.10%) MS Office
7 89 (16.27%) Cisco
8 86 (15.72%) VMware
9 85 (15.54%) Finance
10 83 (15.17%) ITIL
11 80 (14.63%) MS Exchange
12 74 (13.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 73 (13.35%) SQL
14 70 (12.80%) Office 365
15 67 (12.25%) Citrix
16 64 (11.70%) Linux
16 64 (11.70%) MS Excel
17 53 (9.69%) Unix
17 53 (9.69%) Banking
18 52 (9.51%) Windows Server 2012
19 48 (8.78%) Firewall
20 47 (8.59%) SQL Server
20 47 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
21 46 (8.41%) Security Cleared
22 45 (8.23%) Java
22 45 (8.23%) DNS
23 43 (7.86%) TCP/IP
23 43 (7.86%) Oracle
24 41 (7.50%) SharePoint
24 41 (7.50%) Windows XP

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 80 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 41 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 32 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (5.12%) IIS
5 26 (4.75%) Skype for Business
6 16 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (2.01%) IBM Notes
10 10 (1.83%) Confluence
11 8 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.28%) JBoss
12 7 (1.28%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.28%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.10%) Apache
14 4 (0.73%) CMS
14 4 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 99 (18.10%) MS Office
2 64 (11.70%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.10%) HipChat
4 6 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.46%) Eikon
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.37%) Infor CRM
2 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) Documaker
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.18%) RMDS
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 70 (12.80%) Office 365
2 36 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.29%) IaaS
4 16 (2.93%) PaaS
5 15 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (2.56%) OneDrive
7 13 (2.38%) Yammer
8 7 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.91%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.73%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.73%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.37%) SaaS
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.78%) Firewall
2 45 (8.23%) DNS
3 43 (7.86%) TCP/IP
4 38 (6.95%) WAN
5 32 (5.85%) Internet
6 31 (5.67%) LAN
7 24 (4.39%) Network Security
8 23 (4.20%) DHCP
9 22 (4.02%) VPN
10 21 (3.84%) SAN
11 17 (3.11%) VoIP
12 15 (2.74%) MPLS
12 15 (2.74%) Skype
13 14 (2.56%) BGP
14 13 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (2.19%) Wireless
16 11 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
17 7 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (1.28%) HTTP
17 7 (1.28%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.19%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.65%) MySQL
4 9 (1.65%) OLAP
5 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.55%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.37%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.37%) KDB
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (2.38%) JIRA
2 4 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.37%) Maven
3 2 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.37%) Subversion
3 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 85 (15.54%) Finance
2 53 (9.69%) Banking
3 25 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.02%) Retail
5 21 (3.84%) Front Office
6 15 (2.74%) Back Office
7 14 (2.56%) Legal
8 12 (2.19%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.83%) Law
10 8 (1.46%) Billing
11 7 (1.28%) Advertising
12 5 (0.91%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.18%) Electronics
14 1 (0.18%) Games
14 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.18%) Marketing
14 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.11%) .NET
2 15 (2.74%) HTML
2 15 (2.74%) XML
3 13 (2.38%) Web Services
4 8 (1.46%) Regular Expression
5 7 (1.28%) JSON
5 7 (1.28%) Middleware
6 6 (1.10%) CSS
7 5 (0.91%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.73%) Hibernate
8 4 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (0.73%) RESTful
8 4 (0.73%) SOAP
9 3 (0.55%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.55%) Java EE
9 3 (0.55%) XSLT
10 2 (0.37%) Ajax
10 2 (0.37%) jQuery
10 2 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.67%) Blackberry
2 20 (3.66%) Data Centre
2 20 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
3 19 (3.47%) iPhone
4 18 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.74%) iPad
7 14 (2.56%) NHS
8 10 (1.83%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.83%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.83%) Smartphone
8 10 (1.83%) Statistics
9 9 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.10%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.10%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.10%) PKI
11 5 (0.91%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 307 (56.12%) Windows
2 137 (25.05%) Windows Server
3 119 (21.76%) Windows 7
4 74 (13.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (11.70%) Linux
6 53 (9.69%) Unix
7 52 (9.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (7.50%) Windows XP
9 36 (6.58%) Windows 8
10 32 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (4.75%) Windows 10
12 21 (3.84%) Android
12 21 (3.84%) Mac OS X
13 18 (3.29%) Solaris
14 16 (2.93%) Apple iOS
15 13 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (2.01%) VMS
17 10 (1.83%) HPUX
18 9 (1.65%) AIX
19 6 (1.10%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (15.17%) ITIL
2 40 (7.31%) Change Management
3 36 (6.58%) Migration
4 24 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (3.84%) Service Delivery
6 20 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (3.11%) Load Balancing
8 16 (2.93%) Configuration Management
8 16 (2.93%) Time Management
9 15 (2.74%) DevOps
10 14 (2.56%) Capacity Management
11 13 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (2.38%) Incident Management
11 13 (2.38%) Problem Management
12 11 (2.01%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (2.01%) ITIL V3
13 10 (1.83%) High Availability
13 10 (1.83%) Service Management
13 10 (1.83%) Validation
14 9 (1.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 73 (13.35%) SQL
2 45 (8.23%) Java
3 36 (6.58%) PowerShell
4 29 (5.30%) Perl
5 24 (4.39%) Python
6 21 (3.84%) C#
7 15 (2.74%) C
7 15 (2.74%) Shell Script
8 14 (2.56%) Bash Shell
9 12 (2.19%) JavaScript
10 10 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.65%) C++
12 7 (1.28%) PHP
13 3 (0.55%) VB
14 2 (0.37%) AWK
14 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.37%) sed
14 2 (0.37%) VBA
15 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (8.41%) Security Cleared
2 39 (7.13%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (6.95%) Degree
3 38 (6.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (5.67%) CCNP
5 26 (4.75%) MCSE
5 26 (4.75%) SC Cleared
6 20 (3.66%) CCNA
7 14 (2.56%) DV Cleared
7 14 (2.56%) MCP
7 14 (2.56%) MCSA
8 13 (2.38%) MCITP
9 11 (2.01%) CCIE
10 7 (1.28%) CCDP
10 7 (1.28%) MCTS
11 4 (0.73%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.73%) CCNP Voice
11 4 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.73%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.95%) SLA
2 11 (2.01%) QA
3 1 (0.18%) DICOM
3 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.18%) HL7
3 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 191 (34.92%) Active Directory
2 47 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.20%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.38%) XenApp
5 9 (1.65%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.46%) Samba
7 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.91%) vSphere
9 4 (0.73%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.37%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.37%) StorNext
10 2 (0.37%) vCloud
10 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.18%) Firmware
11 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.18%) Squid
11 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 37 (6.76%) SCCM
2 11 (2.01%) Puppet
3 8 (1.46%) SCOM
3 8 (1.46%) WSUS
4 5 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.73%) Nagios
6 3 (0.55%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.55%) WMI
7 2 (0.37%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.37%) DameWare
7 2 (0.37%) Grafana
7 2 (0.37%) Graphite
7 2 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.37%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.37%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 178 (32.54%) Microsoft
2 89 (16.27%) Cisco
3 86 (15.72%) VMware
4 67 (12.25%) Citrix
5 43 (7.86%) Oracle
6 34 (6.22%) Apple
7 23 (4.20%) HP
8 17 (3.11%) Red Hat
9 16 (2.93%) Bloomberg
10 14 (2.56%) Reuters
11 13 (2.38%) CheckPoint
12 12 (2.19%) Juniper
12 12 (2.19%) Sybase
13 11 (2.01%) Avaya
13 11 (2.01%) Lotus
13 11 (2.01%) Splunk
14 10 (1.83%) EMC
14 10 (1.83%) NetApp
15 9 (1.65%) IBM
16 8 (1.46%) Symantec
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