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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 207 176 156
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 267 307 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.16% 1.29% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.37% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 182 173
Median daily rate £250 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £208 £211
% change year-on-year
+25.30% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 64
Median hourly rate £16.75 £13.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £23.00 £21.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.88% +5.13%
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
21829 22482 22758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15488 15779 15445
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 332 431
Median hourly rate £17.95 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -13 35 £281 -1.74% 18
Uxbridge +1 2 £175 +16.66%
Harrow - 2 £400 -
Ilford - 2 - -
Hammersmith +2 1 £140 -49.09%
Ealing +1 1 - -
Enfield +1 1 £105 -50.00%
Feltham - 1 - - 1
Romford - 1 £100 -
Surbiton - 1 £260 - 1
Osterley - 1 £255 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Carshalton - 1 - -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 292 (57.03%) Windows
2 223 (43.55%) Active Directory
3 199 (38.87%) Microsoft
4 125 (24.41%) Windows Server
5 106 (20.70%) Windows 7
6 105 (20.51%) MS Office
7 90 (17.58%) Office 365
8 84 (16.41%) Cisco
9 81 (15.82%) VMware
10 80 (15.63%) ITIL
10 80 (15.63%) MS Excel
11 77 (15.04%) Citrix
12 75 (14.65%) MS Exchange
13 71 (13.87%) Finance
14 70 (13.67%) Linux
15 62 (12.11%) SQL
15 62 (12.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 57 (11.13%) DNS
17 54 (10.55%) Firewall
18 53 (10.35%) Windows Server 2012
18 53 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
19 50 (9.77%) Migration
20 48 (9.38%) SharePoint
21 45 (8.79%) Oracle
21 45 (8.79%) TCP/IP
22 44 (8.59%) SQL Server
23 43 (8.40%) PowerShell
23 43 (8.40%) Security Cleared
24 42 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
24 42 (8.20%) Banking

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 75 (14.65%) MS Exchange
2 48 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 34 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (4.88%) IIS
5 24 (4.69%) Skype for Business
6 17 (3.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (2.93%) IBM Notes
9 11 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.17%) Apache
11 6 (1.17%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.98%) Confluence
12 5 (0.98%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.39%) CMS
14 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 105 (20.51%) MS Office
2 80 (15.63%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Eikon
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.20%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 90 (17.58%) Office 365
2 53 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.88%) OneDrive
4 24 (4.69%) Yammer
5 18 (3.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 16 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (2.34%) IaaS
8 10 (1.95%) PaaS
9 5 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.98%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.59%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.59%) SaaS
11 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 57 (11.13%) DNS
2 54 (10.55%) Firewall
3 45 (8.79%) TCP/IP
4 33 (6.45%) DHCP
5 32 (6.25%) WAN
6 30 (5.86%) LAN
6 30 (5.86%) VPN
7 28 (5.47%) Skype
8 26 (5.08%) Wireless
9 25 (4.88%) Network Security
10 24 (4.69%) Internet
10 24 (4.69%) SAN
11 21 (4.10%) VoIP
12 15 (2.93%) MPLS
13 13 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (2.34%) Ethernet
15 11 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (1.95%) BGP
16 10 (1.95%) LDAP
17 9 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.32%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.76%) OLAP
3 9 (1.76%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.56%) MySQL
4 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (0.78%) Big Data
5 4 (0.78%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.78%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.78%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.78%) SQLPlus
6 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.39%) InfluxDB
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.76%) JIRA
2 8 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.17%) Hudson
5 4 (0.78%) Ant
5 4 (0.78%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.78%) Gradle
6 2 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.20%) Maven
7 1 (0.20%) MSI
7 1 (0.20%) Selenium
7 1 (0.20%) Subversion
7 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 71 (13.87%) Finance
2 42 (8.20%) Banking
3 24 (4.69%) Retail
4 13 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.15%) Billing
5 11 (2.15%) Legal
6 8 (1.56%) Back Office
7 6 (1.17%) Advertising
7 6 (1.17%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.17%) Law
8 4 (0.78%) Front Office
8 4 (0.78%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.39%) Electronics
10 2 (0.39%) Local Government
10 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.39%) Marketing
10 2 (0.39%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.20%) Indonesian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.93%) XML
2 14 (2.73%) .NET
2 14 (2.73%) Web Services
3 9 (1.76%) CSS
3 9 (1.76%) XSLT
4 8 (1.56%) HTML
4 8 (1.56%) Java EE
5 7 (1.37%) Regular Expression
6 5 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (0.98%) EJB
6 5 (0.98%) J2EE
7 4 (0.78%) JMS
7 4 (0.78%) RESTful
7 4 (0.78%) SOAP
8 3 (0.59%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.59%) Middleware
9 2 (0.39%) Ajax
9 2 (0.39%) AppFabric
9 2 (0.39%) JSF
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.23%) Data Centre
2 31 (6.05%) Blackberry
3 22 (4.30%) iPhone
4 20 (3.91%) iPad
5 19 (3.71%) Smartphone
6 17 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.95%) Driving Licence
7 10 (1.95%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.56%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.37%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.37%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (1.37%) EMC VNX
9 7 (1.37%) NHS
9 7 (1.37%) PKI
9 7 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.98%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.98%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 292 (57.03%) Windows
2 125 (24.41%) Windows Server
3 106 (20.70%) Windows 7
4 70 (13.67%) Linux
5 62 (12.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (10.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (7.81%) Unix
8 37 (7.23%) Windows XP
9 33 (6.45%) Windows 10
9 33 (6.45%) Windows 8
10 28 (5.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (4.10%) Mac OS X
12 18 (3.52%) Android
13 17 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (3.13%) Apple iOS
15 13 (2.54%) Mac OS
16 12 (2.34%) VMS
17 4 (0.78%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.59%) CentOS
18 3 (0.59%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (15.63%) ITIL
2 50 (9.77%) Migration
3 29 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (4.88%) Change Management
5 17 (3.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (3.32%) Load Balancing
5 17 (3.32%) Service Delivery
6 15 (2.93%) Time Management
7 14 (2.73%) High Availability
8 13 (2.54%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (2.54%) Service Management
9 12 (2.34%) Configuration Management
9 12 (2.34%) Incident Management
10 11 (2.15%) CRM
10 11 (2.15%) DevOps
10 11 (2.15%) Problem Management
10 11 (2.15%) Project Management
11 10 (1.95%) Asset Management
11 10 (1.95%) Release Management
12 9 (1.76%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 62 (12.11%) SQL
2 43 (8.40%) PowerShell
3 32 (6.25%) Java
4 26 (5.08%) Perl
5 20 (3.91%) Python
6 17 (3.32%) C
7 13 (2.54%) C#
7 13 (2.54%) JavaScript
8 12 (2.34%) Bash Shell
8 12 (2.34%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.56%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.37%) PHP
11 5 (0.98%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.39%) AWK
12 2 (0.39%) sed
12 2 (0.39%) VBScript
13 1 (0.20%) Fortran
13 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.20%) R
13 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 42 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.88%) CCNA
4 25 (4.88%) MCSE
5 24 (4.69%) Degree
6 22 (4.30%) DV Cleared
7 21 (4.10%) CCNP
8 17 (3.32%) MCP
9 16 (3.13%) MCSA
9 16 (3.13%) SC Cleared
10 12 (2.34%) CCIE
11 10 (1.95%) A+ Certification
12 8 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.37%) CCDP
13 7 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.17%) MCITP
14 6 (1.17%) MCTS
15 5 (0.98%) MCDST
15 5 (0.98%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.30%) SLA
2 4 (0.78%) QA
3 1 (0.20%) DICOM
3 1 (0.20%) HL7
3 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 223 (43.55%) Active Directory
2 42 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (4.10%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.13%) XenApp
5 14 (2.73%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (1.95%) vSphere
7 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.17%) DFS Replication
8 6 (1.17%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.98%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.78%) Samba
11 3 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.59%) UAG
11 3 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.39%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.39%) StorNext
12 2 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (6.25%) SCCM
2 11 (2.15%) SCOM
3 6 (1.17%) Puppet
4 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (0.78%) WMI
5 3 (0.59%) EMC VPLEX
5 3 (0.59%) WSUS
6 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.39%) Grafana
6 2 (0.39%) Graphite
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.39%) OpenView
6 2 (0.39%) Terraform
7 1 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.20%) DameWare
7 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 199 (38.87%) Microsoft
2 84 (16.41%) Cisco
3 81 (15.82%) VMware
4 77 (15.04%) Citrix
5 45 (8.79%) Oracle
6 31 (6.05%) Apple
7 23 (4.49%) HP
8 19 (3.71%) Red Hat
9 15 (2.93%) Lotus
10 13 (2.54%) EMC
11 10 (1.95%) Bloomberg
12 9 (1.76%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.76%) F5
12 9 (1.76%) IBM
13 8 (1.56%) Dell
13 8 (1.56%) Remedy
13 8 (1.56%) Splunk
14 7 (1.37%) Google
14 7 (1.37%) Reuters
15 6 (1.17%) OpenText
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