The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 160 157 165
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 311 321 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.47% 1.51% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.60% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 193 165
Average daily rate £250 £230 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £441 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 48 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.62 £13.55 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.23 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 46 £225 -20.35% 21
Uxbridge - 3 £123 -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 2 - -
Sidcup - 2 - - 1
Ilford +5 1 - -
Croydon -10 1 £110 -31.25% 1
Feltham - 1 £220 -
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Northwood - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £120 -
Carshalton - 1 - -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 383 (66.03%) Windows
2 216 (37.24%) Active Directory
3 176 (30.34%) Windows 7
4 163 (28.10%) Microsoft
5 142 (24.48%) Windows Server
6 124 (21.38%) MS Office
7 102 (17.59%) MS Exchange
7 102 (17.59%) Finance
8 91 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 90 (15.52%) VMware
10 83 (14.31%) ITIL
11 79 (13.62%) Citrix
12 74 (12.76%) Cisco
13 73 (12.59%) MS Excel
14 68 (11.72%) Linux
15 66 (11.38%) Windows XP
16 61 (10.52%) Windows Server 2012
16 61 (10.52%) DNS
17 60 (10.34%) Blackberry
18 58 (10.00%) SQL Server
18 58 (10.00%) SQL
19 56 (9.66%) Unix
20 55 (9.48%) Banking
21 52 (8.97%) Office 365
22 48 (8.28%) Apple
23 47 (8.10%) Windows 8
24 46 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2010
24 46 (7.93%) PowerShell
24 46 (7.93%) SCCM
24 46 (7.93%) TCP/IP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 102 (17.59%) MS Exchange
2 46 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (6.55%) SharePoint
4 27 (4.66%) Skype for Business
5 25 (4.31%) IIS
6 24 (4.14%) IBM Notes
7 22 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 16 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (1.72%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.55%) Apache
12 7 (1.21%) JBoss
13 6 (1.03%) Confluence
14 5 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.86%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 124 (21.38%) MS Office
2 73 (12.59%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.03%) HipChat
4 6 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.59%) Eikon
2 9 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.34%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.34%) RMDS
3 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) assyst
4 1 (0.17%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.17%) Documaker
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (8.97%) Office 365
2 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.03%) IaaS
4 6 (1.03%) PaaS
5 4 (0.69%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.52%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.34%) Yammer
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 61 (10.52%) DNS
2 46 (7.93%) TCP/IP
3 43 (7.41%) LAN
4 42 (7.24%) Internet
5 38 (6.55%) VPN
6 35 (6.03%) DHCP
7 33 (5.69%) Firewall
7 33 (5.69%) WAN
8 27 (4.66%) SAN
9 21 (3.62%) VoIP
9 21 (3.62%) Wireless
10 20 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (3.10%) LDAP
12 12 (2.07%) IP Telephony
13 11 (1.90%) VLAN
14 8 (1.38%) BGP
15 7 (1.21%) Broadband
15 7 (1.21%) MPLS
15 7 (1.21%) OSPF
15 7 (1.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.52%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.52%) Big Data
7 3 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.34%) KDB
8 2 (0.34%) MS Access
8 2 (0.34%) MySQL
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.17%) Informix
9 1 (0.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (2.93%) JIRA
2 5 (0.86%) Bugzilla
2 5 (0.86%) Subversion
2 5 (0.86%) Trac
3 4 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.52%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.34%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.34%) Maven
6 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.17%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.17%) MSI
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.17%) Selenium
6 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.17%) WiX
General
1 102 (17.59%) Finance
2 55 (9.48%) Banking
3 30 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.83%) Retail
5 18 (3.10%) Front Office
6 16 (2.76%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.76%) Law
7 15 (2.59%) Retail Banking
8 12 (2.07%) Legal
9 9 (1.55%) Back Office
10 8 (1.38%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.21%) Advertising
11 7 (1.21%) Billing
12 5 (0.86%) Games
13 3 (0.52%) French Language
14 2 (0.34%) Electronics
14 2 (0.34%) German Language
14 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.34%) Marketing
15 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.62%) HTML
2 18 (3.10%) XML
3 17 (2.93%) JSON
4 16 (2.76%) Regular Expression
5 13 (2.24%) .NET
6 12 (2.07%) Middleware
7 6 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (1.03%) Web Services
8 3 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.52%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.52%) Rendezvous
8 3 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.34%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.34%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (0.34%) Java SE
9 2 (0.34%) Lucene
9 2 (0.34%) NHibernate
9 2 (0.34%) RESTful
9 2 (0.34%) SOAP
9 2 (0.34%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 33 (5.69%) iPhone
3 32 (5.52%) iPad
4 24 (4.14%) Video Conferencing
5 21 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.24%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.24%) NHS
8 11 (1.90%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.55%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.55%) Statistics
10 7 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.21%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.03%) CMDB
12 5 (0.86%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.86%) PDA
13 4 (0.69%) Clustering
13 4 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.69%) Video on Demand
13 4 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 383 (66.03%) Windows
2 176 (30.34%) Windows 7
3 142 (24.48%) Windows Server
4 91 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (11.72%) Linux
6 66 (11.38%) Windows XP
7 61 (10.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (9.66%) Unix
9 47 (8.10%) Windows 8
10 42 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (6.03%) Android
12 32 (5.52%) Mac OS X
12 32 (5.52%) Solaris
13 31 (5.34%) Apple iOS
14 24 (4.14%) HPUX
15 23 (3.97%) AIX
16 8 (1.38%) Mac OS
16 8 (1.38%) Windows 10
17 7 (1.21%) Windows Vista
18 6 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (14.31%) ITIL
2 34 (5.86%) Time Management
3 30 (5.17%) Change Management
4 22 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (3.45%) Migration
6 19 (3.28%) Service Management
7 18 (3.10%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (3.10%) Service Delivery
8 14 (2.41%) Knowledge Management
9 13 (2.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (2.07%) DevOps
11 11 (1.90%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (1.90%) Configuration Management
11 11 (1.90%) Incident Management
11 11 (1.90%) ITSM
11 11 (1.90%) Problem Management
12 10 (1.72%) Asset Management
12 10 (1.72%) Project Management
13 9 (1.55%) High Availability
13 9 (1.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 58 (10.00%) SQL
2 46 (7.93%) Java
2 46 (7.93%) PowerShell
3 30 (5.17%) C#
4 29 (5.00%) Perl
5 26 (4.48%) Python
5 26 (4.48%) Shell Script
6 18 (3.10%) C++
7 10 (1.72%) C
8 9 (1.55%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.86%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.86%) VB
10 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.69%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.52%) PHP
11 3 (0.52%) Ruby
11 3 (0.52%) VBScript
12 2 (0.34%) VBA
13 1 (0.17%) AWK
13 1 (0.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 42 (7.24%) Security Cleared
2 32 (5.52%) Degree
3 27 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.31%) SC Cleared
5 23 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (3.28%) MCSE
7 16 (2.76%) CCNP
8 15 (2.59%) DV Cleared
9 13 (2.24%) CCNA
10 10 (1.72%) MCITP
11 6 (1.03%) DBS Check
11 6 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.03%) MCP
12 5 (0.86%) CCIE
13 4 (0.69%) CCNP Voice
14 3 (0.52%) A+ Certification
14 3 (0.52%) MCSA
14 3 (0.52%) MCTS
15 2 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.76%) SLA
2 8 (1.38%) QA
3 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 216 (37.24%) Active Directory
2 44 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.93%) Hyper-V
3 17 (2.93%) XenApp
4 15 (2.59%) vSphere
5 12 (2.07%) XenDesktop
6 10 (1.72%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.21%) Samba
8 4 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.52%) Firmware
9 3 (0.52%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.52%) NFS
9 3 (0.52%) vCloud
10 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.17%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 46 (7.93%) SCCM
2 13 (2.24%) Puppet
3 9 (1.55%) Backup Exec
3 9 (1.55%) Nagios
3 9 (1.55%) SCOM
3 9 (1.55%) WSUS
4 7 (1.21%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.69%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.52%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.52%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.52%) Control-M
7 3 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (0.52%) SCSM
7 3 (0.52%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.34%) Casper Suite
8 2 (0.34%) DameWare
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 163 (28.10%) Microsoft
2 90 (15.52%) VMware
3 79 (13.62%) Citrix
4 74 (12.76%) Cisco
5 48 (8.28%) Apple
6 34 (5.86%) Oracle
7 29 (5.00%) Bloomberg
8 28 (4.83%) HP
9 26 (4.48%) Reuters
9 26 (4.48%) Splunk
10 24 (4.14%) Lotus
11 20 (3.45%) Symantec
12 15 (2.59%) Remedy
13 14 (2.41%) Dell
14 12 (2.07%) SolarWinds
15 11 (1.90%) Avaya
16 10 (1.72%) Red Hat
17 9 (1.55%) CheckPoint
17 9 (1.55%) NetApp
18 8 (1.38%) CA
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £101.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Rate: From £100 to £120 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 9 days ago