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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 210 158 155
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 264 330 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.16% 1.48% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.56% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 198 194
Median daily rate £285 £210 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 52
Median hourly rate £16.63 £17.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £22.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.10 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.60% +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
21639 21166 22460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.78% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15693 14534 15669
Median daily rate £463 £446 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £264
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 247 382 406
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 -4 33 £219 -0.56% 23
Hammersmith +5 3 £120 -22.58%
Wembley +5 2 £120 +26.31%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 2 £375 +130.66% 1
Croydon -16 2 £355 +121.87%
Chiswick - 2 - -
Docklands, London +9 1 £475 -
Northwood 0 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £200 -
Enfield - 1 £150 - 3
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 339 (59.16%) Windows
2 208 (36.30%) Active Directory
3 184 (32.11%) Microsoft
4 150 (26.18%) Windows Server
5 135 (23.56%) Windows 7
6 113 (19.72%) MS Office
7 92 (16.06%) VMware
8 90 (15.71%) Finance
8 90 (15.71%) Cisco
9 89 (15.53%) MS Exchange
10 88 (15.36%) ITIL
11 84 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 79 (13.79%) SQL
13 68 (11.87%) MS Excel
13 68 (11.87%) Citrix
14 67 (11.69%) Linux
15 65 (11.34%) Office 365
16 56 (9.77%) SQL Server
17 55 (9.60%) Unix
18 54 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
19 50 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
20 49 (8.55%) Banking
21 48 (8.38%) Security Cleared
21 48 (8.38%) Windows XP
22 46 (8.03%) Java
22 46 (8.03%) DNS
23 45 (7.85%) Firewall
24 44 (7.68%) TCP/IP
24 44 (7.68%) SCCM
25 43 (7.50%) PowerShell

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 89 (15.53%) MS Exchange
2 42 (7.33%) SharePoint
3 38 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (4.89%) IIS
5 23 (4.01%) Skype for Business
6 20 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (2.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (2.44%) IBM Notes
10 9 (1.57%) Confluence
10 9 (1.57%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.22%) Apache
11 7 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.22%) JBoss
11 7 (1.22%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.70%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.52%) CMS
13 3 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 113 (19.72%) MS Office
2 68 (11.87%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.05%) HipChat
6 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) MS Project
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.75%) Eikon
2 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.35%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.35%) RMDS
4 1 (0.17%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.17%) Documaker
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 65 (11.34%) Office 365
2 30 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.97%) IaaS
4 15 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.62%) PaaS
5 10 (1.75%) OneDrive
6 8 (1.40%) Yammer
7 5 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.87%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.70%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.70%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.35%) SaaS
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.03%) DNS
2 45 (7.85%) Firewall
3 44 (7.68%) TCP/IP
4 36 (6.28%) LAN
5 33 (5.76%) Internet
6 32 (5.58%) WAN
7 29 (5.06%) VPN
8 24 (4.19%) DHCP
8 24 (4.19%) SAN
9 18 (3.14%) VoIP
10 16 (2.79%) Network Security
11 15 (2.62%) MPLS
12 14 (2.44%) BGP
13 13 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (2.09%) Skype
14 12 (2.09%) Wireless
15 8 (1.40%) HTTP
15 8 (1.40%) VLAN
16 7 (1.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.36%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.09%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.57%) MySQL
4 9 (1.57%) OLAP
5 8 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.35%) KDB
10 2 (0.35%) MS Access
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.35%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (2.27%) JIRA
2 4 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.70%) Subversion
3 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.35%) Maven
4 2 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 90 (15.71%) Finance
2 49 (8.55%) Banking
3 28 (4.89%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.01%) Retail
5 22 (3.84%) Front Office
6 15 (2.62%) Back Office
6 15 (2.62%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.44%) Legal
8 9 (1.57%) Billing
8 9 (1.57%) Law
9 8 (1.40%) Advertising
10 7 (1.22%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.49%) .NET
2 18 (3.14%) HTML
3 16 (2.79%) XML
4 12 (2.09%) JSON
4 12 (2.09%) Middleware
5 11 (1.92%) Regular Expression
5 11 (1.92%) Web Services
6 5 (0.87%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (0.87%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.70%) CSS
8 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.52%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.52%) RESTful
8 3 (0.52%) SOAP
9 2 (0.35%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.35%) AppFabric
9 2 (0.35%) Lucene
9 2 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.11%) Blackberry
2 24 (4.19%) iPhone
3 22 (3.84%) Video Conferencing
4 20 (3.49%) iPad
5 19 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.62%) NHS
8 12 (2.09%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.75%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.75%) Hedge funds
9 10 (1.75%) Statistics
10 8 (1.40%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (0.87%) Clustering
13 5 (0.87%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.87%) PKI
13 5 (0.87%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 339 (59.16%) Windows
2 150 (26.18%) Windows Server
3 135 (23.56%) Windows 7
4 84 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (11.69%) Linux
6 55 (9.60%) Unix
7 54 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (8.38%) Windows XP
9 43 (7.50%) Windows 8
10 42 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (4.19%) Mac OS X
11 24 (4.19%) Solaris
12 23 (4.01%) Android
13 22 (3.84%) Windows 10
14 20 (3.49%) Apple iOS
15 15 (2.62%) HPUX
16 14 (2.44%) AIX
17 13 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 10 (1.75%) VMS
19 6 (1.05%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (15.36%) ITIL
2 40 (6.98%) Change Management
3 29 (5.06%) Migration
4 25 (4.36%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (4.01%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (4.01%) Time Management
6 21 (3.66%) Service Delivery
7 17 (2.97%) Load Balancing
8 16 (2.79%) Configuration Management
9 15 (2.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (2.62%) Problem Management
10 14 (2.44%) Capacity Management
11 13 (2.27%) Incident Management
12 12 (2.09%) DevOps
12 12 (2.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (2.09%) High Availability
12 12 (2.09%) ITIL V3
13 11 (1.92%) Service Management
14 10 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (1.57%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (13.79%) SQL
2 46 (8.03%) Java
3 43 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 32 (5.58%) Perl
5 29 (5.06%) Python
6 27 (4.71%) C#
7 18 (3.14%) Shell Script
8 17 (2.97%) Bash Shell
9 16 (2.79%) C
10 13 (2.27%) C++
11 10 (1.75%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.57%) JavaScript
13 6 (1.05%) PHP
14 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.52%) Ruby
14 3 (0.52%) VB
15 2 (0.35%) AWK
15 2 (0.35%) sed
15 2 (0.35%) VBA
15 2 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 40 (6.98%) Degree
3 37 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (4.54%) CCNP
5 26 (4.54%) SC Cleared
6 24 (4.19%) MCSE
7 21 (3.66%) CCNA
8 17 (2.97%) DV Cleared
9 12 (2.09%) MCITP
9 12 (2.09%) MCSA
10 11 (1.92%) MCP
11 6 (1.05%) CCIE
11 6 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.05%) MCTS
12 5 (0.87%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.70%) CCNP Voice
13 4 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.52%) A+ Certification
15 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.46%) SLA
2 14 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (0.17%) DICOM
3 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.17%) HL7
3 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 208 (36.30%) Active Directory
2 50 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.19%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.44%) XenApp
5 10 (1.75%) Samba
5 10 (1.75%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (1.22%) vSphere
7 6 (1.05%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.52%) vCloud
9 2 (0.35%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.35%) NFS
9 2 (0.35%) StorNext
10 1 (0.17%) Firmware
10 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.17%) Squid
10 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (7.68%) SCCM
2 11 (1.92%) Puppet
3 10 (1.75%) SCOM
4 8 (1.40%) WSUS
5 5 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.70%) Nagios
7 3 (0.52%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.52%) EMC VPLEX
7 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.52%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.35%) DameWare
8 2 (0.35%) DatAdvantage
8 2 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.35%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.35%) WMI
8 2 (0.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 184 (32.11%) Microsoft
2 92 (16.06%) VMware
3 90 (15.71%) Cisco
4 68 (11.87%) Citrix
5 41 (7.16%) Oracle
6 36 (6.28%) Apple
7 23 (4.01%) HP
8 19 (3.32%) Bloomberg
9 18 (3.14%) Reuters
10 17 (2.97%) Red Hat
11 16 (2.79%) Splunk
12 14 (2.44%) Lotus
13 13 (2.27%) CheckPoint
14 12 (2.09%) Juniper
15 11 (1.92%) Avaya
15 11 (1.92%) EMC
15 11 (1.92%) NetApp
15 11 (1.92%) Symantec
16 10 (1.75%) IBM
17 9 (1.57%) Sybase
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