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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 220 176 160
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 232 307 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.05% 1.30% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.37% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 172 180
Median daily rate £284 £225 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.11% -23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £386 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £208 £211
% change year-on-year
+25.30% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 38 60
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.33 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.16% +16.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £23.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.14 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.06% +4.12%
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
21060 22365 21816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.04% 94.77% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15089 15697 14981
Median daily rate £455 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.24% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 374 411
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 30 £300 +4.80% 29
Hammersmith +4 2 £120 -56.36%
Enfield +3 2 £150 -28.57%
Uxbridge 0 2 - -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Westminster -21 1 £280 +43.58%
Carshalton - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - - 1
Harrow - 1 £400 -
Ilford - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £100 - 2
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 296 (58.27%) Windows
2 216 (42.52%) Active Directory
3 196 (38.58%) Microsoft
4 137 (26.97%) Windows Server
5 103 (20.28%) Windows 7
6 99 (19.49%) MS Office
7 92 (18.11%) VMware
8 80 (15.75%) Citrix
9 79 (15.55%) ITIL
10 78 (15.35%) MS Exchange
10 78 (15.35%) Cisco
11 77 (15.16%) Office 365
12 74 (14.57%) Linux
13 72 (14.17%) MS Excel
14 68 (13.39%) SQL
15 67 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
16 66 (12.99%) Finance
17 59 (11.61%) Firewall
18 56 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
19 50 (9.84%) DNS
20 45 (8.86%) Security Cleared
21 44 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
21 44 (8.66%) Migration
22 43 (8.46%) TCP/IP
22 43 (8.46%) SQL Server
22 43 (8.46%) Unix
23 42 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
24 41 (8.07%) SharePoint
24 41 (8.07%) Oracle
25 39 (7.68%) Microsoft Certification

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 78 (15.35%) MS Exchange
2 41 (8.07%) SharePoint
3 32 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (4.92%) IIS
5 22 (4.33%) Skype for Business
6 17 (3.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.57%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.38%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.18%) Apache
11 6 (1.18%) Confluence
12 4 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.79%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.59%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.39%) CMS
14 2 (0.39%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 99 (19.49%) MS Office
2 72 (14.17%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.57%) 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 5 (0.98%) 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%) Documaker
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
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 77 (15.16%) Office 365
2 42 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.35%) OneDrive
4 15 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.95%) Yammer
5 12 (2.36%) IaaS
6 10 (1.97%) PaaS
7 7 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.98%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.59%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.59%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.39%) SaaS
11 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (11.61%) Firewall
2 50 (9.84%) DNS
3 43 (8.46%) TCP/IP
4 35 (6.89%) WAN
5 33 (6.50%) LAN
6 30 (5.91%) VPN
7 28 (5.51%) DHCP
8 25 (4.92%) SAN
9 24 (4.72%) Network Security
10 23 (4.53%) Internet
11 20 (3.94%) VoIP
11 20 (3.94%) Wireless
12 17 (3.35%) Skype
13 14 (2.76%) MPLS
14 13 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (1.97%) Ethernet
16 9 (1.77%) BGP
17 8 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (1.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.95%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.77%) OLAP
4 8 (1.57%) MySQL
4 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (1.38%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.98%) SQLPlus
7 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.39%) Big Data
9 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.39%) InfluxDB
9 2 (0.39%) KDB
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.77%) JIRA
2 7 (1.38%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.79%) Hudson
5 2 (0.39%) Ant
5 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.39%) Gradle
5 2 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.20%) Maven
6 1 (0.20%) MSI
6 1 (0.20%) Selenium
6 1 (0.20%) Subversion
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 66 (12.99%) Finance
2 39 (7.68%) Banking
3 19 (3.74%) Retail
4 13 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.36%) Back Office
5 12 (2.36%) Billing
5 12 (2.36%) Legal
6 10 (1.97%) Front Office
7 9 (1.77%) Law
8 8 (1.57%) Advertising
9 5 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.39%) Electronics
11 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.39%) Marketing
11 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.20%) Indonesian Language
12 1 (0.20%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.95%) .NET
2 13 (2.56%) XML
3 12 (2.36%) Web Services
4 11 (2.17%) HTML
5 7 (1.38%) CSS
6 6 (1.18%) Java EE
6 6 (1.18%) Regular Expression
6 6 (1.18%) XSLT
7 5 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.79%) RESTful
8 4 (0.79%) SOAP
9 3 (0.59%) EJB
9 3 (0.59%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.59%) J2EE
9 3 (0.59%) JSON
9 3 (0.59%) Middleware
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.39%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.30%) Data Centre
2 29 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 19 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.35%) iPhone
4 17 (3.35%) Smartphone
5 16 (3.15%) iPad
6 12 (2.36%) NHS
7 10 (1.97%) Driving Licence
7 10 (1.97%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.77%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.77%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.38%) PKI
11 6 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (1.18%) EMC VNX
11 6 (1.18%) Statistics
12 5 (0.98%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.98%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 296 (58.27%) Windows
2 137 (26.97%) Windows Server
3 103 (20.28%) Windows 7
4 74 (14.57%) Linux
5 67 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (11.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (8.46%) Unix
8 36 (7.09%) Windows 10
9 33 (6.50%) Windows 8
10 32 (6.30%) Windows XP
11 29 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (4.53%) Mac OS X
13 19 (3.74%) Android
14 16 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (2.56%) Apple iOS
15 13 (2.56%) VMS
16 9 (1.77%) Mac OS
17 7 (1.38%) Solaris
18 6 (1.18%) Mac OS X Server
19 5 (0.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (15.55%) ITIL
2 44 (8.66%) Migration
3 28 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (4.92%) Change Management
5 18 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (3.35%) Service Delivery
7 16 (3.15%) Load Balancing
8 15 (2.95%) Configuration Management
9 14 (2.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (2.76%) Time Management
10 13 (2.56%) High Availability
11 12 (2.36%) Service Management
12 11 (2.17%) DevOps
12 11 (2.17%) Incident Management
13 10 (1.97%) Problem Management
14 9 (1.77%) Asset Management
14 9 (1.77%) ITIL V3
15 8 (1.57%) Capacity Management
15 8 (1.57%) E-Commerce
15 8 (1.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 68 (13.39%) SQL
2 34 (6.69%) PowerShell
3 32 (6.30%) Java
4 30 (5.91%) Perl
5 25 (4.92%) Python
6 16 (3.15%) C#
7 15 (2.95%) C
7 15 (2.95%) Shell Script
8 14 (2.76%) Bash Shell
9 11 (2.17%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.97%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.18%) PHP
12 5 (0.98%) C++
13 3 (0.59%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.39%) AWK
14 2 (0.39%) sed
14 2 (0.39%) VBA
15 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.20%) R
15 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 39 (7.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (5.71%) MCSE
5 27 (5.31%) Degree
6 23 (4.53%) SC Cleared
7 21 (4.13%) CCNA
7 21 (4.13%) CCNP
8 18 (3.54%) MCSA
9 17 (3.35%) DV Cleared
9 17 (3.35%) MCP
10 11 (2.17%) CCIE
11 8 (1.57%) MCITP
11 8 (1.57%) MCTS
12 7 (1.38%) A+ Certification
12 7 (1.38%) CCDP
12 7 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.98%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.79%) CCSE
14 4 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.13%) SLA
2 8 (1.57%) QA
3 1 (0.20%) DICOM
3 1 (0.20%) HL7
3 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 216 (42.52%) Active Directory
2 44 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.53%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.54%) XenApp
5 11 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (2.17%) vSphere
6 10 (1.97%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.77%) Samba
8 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (1.18%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.98%) DFS Replication
11 4 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.59%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.59%) vCloud
12 3 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.39%) StorNext
13 2 (0.39%) UAG
13 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 35 (6.89%) SCCM
2 10 (1.97%) SCOM
3 8 (1.57%) Puppet
4 6 (1.18%) WSUS
5 5 (0.98%) WMI
6 3 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.59%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.59%) Nagios
7 2 (0.39%) Ansible
7 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.39%) Grafana
7 2 (0.39%) Graphite
7 2 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.39%) OpenView
7 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 196 (38.58%) Microsoft
2 92 (18.11%) VMware
3 80 (15.75%) Citrix
4 78 (15.35%) Cisco
5 41 (8.07%) Oracle
6 38 (7.48%) Apple
7 24 (4.72%) HP
8 20 (3.94%) Red Hat
9 13 (2.56%) CheckPoint
10 11 (2.17%) EMC
11 9 (1.77%) Bloomberg
11 9 (1.77%) F5
11 9 (1.77%) IBM
11 9 (1.77%) Splunk
12 8 (1.57%) Dell
12 8 (1.57%) Google
12 8 (1.57%) Juniper
12 8 (1.57%) Lotus
13 7 (1.38%) NetApp
13 7 (1.38%) Sybase
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £110 - £120 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago