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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
England / London
Rank 185 171 148
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 252 304 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.30% 1.45% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.52% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 173 199
Median daily rate £200 £225 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £470 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £230 £225
% change year-on-year
-15.21% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 44
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +10.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.73 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £29.60 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
18459 19969 20051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13205 14056 14273
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 312 347
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -16 27 £250 +11.11% 28
Uxbridge 0 4 £118 -29.85% 1
Hammersmith +3 3 £150 +25.00%
Bromley - 3 £240 -
Hounslow - 3 - - 1
Twickenham - 2 £120 -
Croydon -8 1 - - 1
Enfield - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £135 - 1
Romford - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £150 -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 355 (65.62%) Windows
2 228 (42.14%) Active Directory
3 217 (40.11%) Microsoft
4 140 (25.88%) MS Office
5 139 (25.69%) Windows 7
6 126 (23.29%) Windows Server
7 100 (18.48%) Finance
8 95 (17.56%) MS Excel
9 91 (16.82%) Office 365
10 86 (15.90%) MS Exchange
10 86 (15.90%) VMware
11 83 (15.34%) ITIL
12 78 (14.42%) Cisco
13 77 (14.23%) Citrix
14 60 (11.09%) Linux
15 59 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
16 57 (10.54%) SCCM
16 57 (10.54%) Firewall
17 54 (9.98%) Blackberry
17 54 (9.98%) Banking
17 54 (9.98%) Windows Server 2012
18 51 (9.43%) Windows 10
19 49 (9.06%) DNS
20 48 (8.87%) PowerShell
21 47 (8.69%) TCP/IP
21 47 (8.69%) LAN
22 45 (8.32%) Windows XP
22 45 (8.32%) SharePoint
23 44 (8.13%) SQL
23 44 (8.13%) VPN

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 86 (15.90%) MS Exchange
2 45 (8.32%) SharePoint
3 35 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (5.91%) Skype for Business
5 27 (4.99%) IBM Notes
6 25 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (3.70%) IIS
8 15 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (1.48%) Apache Spark
11 7 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.74%) Apache
12 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.55%) Confluence
13 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.18%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 140 (25.88%) MS Office
2 95 (17.56%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.77%) Eikon
2 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 91 (16.82%) Office 365
2 42 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.25%) OneDrive
4 21 (3.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (3.88%) Yammer
5 10 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.48%) SaaS
7 3 (0.55%) G Suite
8 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 57 (10.54%) Firewall
2 49 (9.06%) DNS
3 47 (8.69%) LAN
3 47 (8.69%) TCP/IP
4 44 (8.13%) VPN
5 42 (7.76%) WAN
6 39 (7.21%) Skype
7 37 (6.84%) DHCP
8 30 (5.55%) Wireless
9 24 (4.44%) SAN
9 24 (4.44%) VoIP
10 21 (3.88%) Internet
11 13 (2.40%) LDAP
11 13 (2.40%) SSL
12 12 (2.22%) Ethernet
12 12 (2.22%) VLAN
13 11 (2.03%) DMZ
13 11 (2.03%) OSPF
13 11 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.07%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.40%) Hadoop
4 9 (1.66%) Apache Hive
4 9 (1.66%) Big Data
5 8 (1.48%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.55%) MySQL
8 2 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.37%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.18%) MS Access
9 1 (0.18%) QlikView
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (1.66%) JIRA
2 8 (1.48%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.92%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.74%) Ant
4 4 (0.74%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.74%) Gradle
4 4 (0.74%) Hudson
5 3 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.18%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.18%) Selenium
6 1 (0.18%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.18%) Subversion
6 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
General
1 100 (18.48%) Finance
2 54 (9.98%) Banking
3 41 (7.58%) Retail
4 14 (2.59%) Retail Banking
5 10 (1.85%) Back Office
5 10 (1.85%) Legal
6 9 (1.66%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.29%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.74%) Advertising
9 3 (0.55%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.37%) Law
10 2 (0.37%) Marketing
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.25%) Regular Expression
2 13 (2.40%) .NET
3 9 (1.66%) Kafka
3 9 (1.66%) MSMQ
4 8 (1.48%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (1.29%) Web Services
5 7 (1.29%) XML
6 5 (0.92%) XSLT
7 4 (0.74%) 802.1X
7 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.74%) CSS
7 4 (0.74%) EJB
7 4 (0.74%) HTML
7 4 (0.74%) J2EE
7 4 (0.74%) Java EE
7 4 (0.74%) JMS
7 4 (0.74%) XMPP
8 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.18%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.98%) Blackberry
2 32 (5.91%) iPhone
3 30 (5.55%) iPad
4 29 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.25%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.59%) Smartphone
7 9 (1.66%) Hedge funds
7 9 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.48%) BYOD
8 8 (1.48%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.48%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.48%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.92%) Clustering
9 5 (0.92%) EMC VNX
9 5 (0.92%) Statistics
10 4 (0.74%) EPoS
10 4 (0.74%) RSA SecurID
11 3 (0.55%) Derivative
11 3 (0.55%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 355 (65.62%) Windows
2 139 (25.69%) Windows 7
3 126 (23.29%) Windows Server
4 60 (11.09%) Linux
5 59 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (9.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (9.43%) Windows 10
8 45 (8.32%) Windows XP
9 42 (7.76%) Unix
10 41 (7.58%) Windows 8
11 33 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (5.91%) Mac OS
13 30 (5.55%) Mac OS X
14 27 (4.99%) Android
15 19 (3.51%) Apple iOS
16 13 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 4 (0.74%) AIX
18 4 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.74%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (15.34%) ITIL
2 39 (7.21%) Migration
3 25 (4.62%) Change Management
4 23 (4.25%) Time Management
5 21 (3.88%) Knowledge Management
6 18 (3.33%) Asset Management
6 18 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 18 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 17 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (2.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (2.59%) Release Management
9 13 (2.40%) Coaching
10 12 (2.22%) Incident Management
10 12 (2.22%) Service Management
11 11 (2.03%) Software Deployment
12 10 (1.85%) Investment Management
12 10 (1.85%) Load Balancing
12 10 (1.85%) Mobile Device Management
12 10 (1.85%) Open Source
13 9 (1.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (8.87%) PowerShell
2 44 (8.13%) SQL
3 38 (7.02%) Python
4 37 (6.84%) Perl
5 27 (4.99%) Java
6 26 (4.81%) Shell Script
7 11 (2.03%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.66%) Scala
9 8 (1.48%) C
9 8 (1.48%) C#
10 7 (1.29%) R
11 4 (0.74%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.74%) VBScript
12 3 (0.55%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.37%) VB
13 2 (0.37%) VB6
14 1 (0.18%) Clojure
14 1 (0.18%) PHP
14 1 (0.18%) Ruby
14 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (6.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (6.47%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (4.44%) MCSE
4 23 (4.25%) DV Cleared
5 19 (3.51%) CCNA
6 16 (2.96%) Degree
7 12 (2.22%) CCNP
7 12 (2.22%) MCP
8 11 (2.03%) DBS Check
8 11 (2.03%) MCSA
9 10 (1.85%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.29%) ACDT
10 7 (1.29%) ACHDS
10 7 (1.29%) ACTC
10 7 (1.29%) MCDST
10 7 (1.29%) MCSM
10 7 (1.29%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (0.92%) A+ Certification
11 5 (0.92%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.44%) SLA
2 5 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 228 (42.14%) Active Directory
2 34 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.36%) XenApp
4 22 (4.07%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.59%) vSphere
6 9 (1.66%) DFS Replication
6 9 (1.66%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (1.48%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.11%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.92%) Firmware
11 4 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.74%) NFS
11 4 (0.74%) Samba
11 4 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.55%) KVM
12 3 (0.55%) UAG
13 2 (0.37%) Squid
13 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 57 (10.54%) SCCM
2 5 (0.92%) AirWatch
2 5 (0.92%) Casper Suite
2 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.55%) Nagios
4 3 (0.55%) Puppet
4 3 (0.55%) SCOM
4 3 (0.55%) WSUS
5 2 (0.37%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.18%) Oozie
6 1 (0.18%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 217 (40.11%) Microsoft
2 86 (15.90%) VMware
3 78 (14.42%) Cisco
4 77 (14.23%) Citrix
5 40 (7.39%) Apple
6 28 (5.18%) HP
7 27 (4.99%) Bloomberg
7 27 (4.99%) Lotus
7 27 (4.99%) Oracle
8 22 (4.07%) Reuters
9 15 (2.77%) Dell
9 15 (2.77%) Splunk
10 14 (2.59%) CheckPoint
10 14 (2.59%) Remedy
11 13 (2.40%) EMC
12 12 (2.22%) Red Hat
13 11 (2.03%) Google
14 9 (1.66%) Palo Alto
15 8 (1.48%) Juniper
15 8 (1.48%) Symantec
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