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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 180 192 143
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 299 281 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.40% 1.24% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.31% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 164 221
Median daily rate £225 £225 £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £116 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £220 £240
% change year-on-year
-20.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 55
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.13 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £15.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +5.17%
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
20235 21509 22822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.16% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14421 15222 16429
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 347 443
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 -19 30 £363 +61.11% 12
Uxbridge +8 4 £118 -44.70%
Hounslow +3 4 - - 1
Canary Wharf +5 2 £160 -
Hammersmith - 2 £153 - 1
Bromley - 2 £240 -
Enfield - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +4 1 - -
Twickenham +3 1 £120 -
Croydon -20 1 - -
Chessington - 1 £388 -
Romford - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £150 -
Lewisham - 1 £185 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 362 (64.30%) Windows
2 260 (46.18%) Active Directory
3 232 (41.21%) Microsoft
4 139 (24.69%) Windows Server
5 135 (23.98%) Windows 7
6 134 (23.80%) MS Office
7 101 (17.94%) MS Excel
8 97 (17.23%) Finance
9 95 (16.87%) MS Exchange
10 92 (16.34%) VMware
10 92 (16.34%) Office 365
11 88 (15.63%) ITIL
11 88 (15.63%) Citrix
12 82 (14.56%) Cisco
13 70 (12.43%) Linux
14 65 (11.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 64 (11.37%) Firewall
16 61 (10.83%) DNS
16 61 (10.83%) SCCM
16 61 (10.83%) Windows Server 2012
17 56 (9.95%) PowerShell
18 54 (9.59%) Banking
19 52 (9.24%) SharePoint
19 52 (9.24%) Blackberry
20 51 (9.06%) LAN
20 51 (9.06%) TCP/IP
21 48 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
22 46 (8.17%) Migration
22 46 (8.17%) Windows XP
23 44 (7.82%) SQL

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 95 (16.87%) MS Exchange
2 52 (9.24%) SharePoint
3 43 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (6.39%) Skype for Business
5 27 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (4.80%) IBM Notes
6 21 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (3.55%) IIS
8 14 (2.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.24%) Apache
11 7 (1.24%) Apache Spark
12 6 (1.07%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.53%) Confluence
13 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.18%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 134 (23.80%) MS Office
2 101 (17.94%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.49%) Eikon
2 5 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.18%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 92 (16.34%) Office 365
2 48 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (4.62%) OneDrive
4 23 (4.09%) Yammer
5 22 (3.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (1.24%) SaaS
8 6 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.36%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 64 (11.37%) Firewall
2 61 (10.83%) DNS
3 51 (9.06%) LAN
3 51 (9.06%) TCP/IP
4 44 (7.82%) DHCP
5 43 (7.64%) WAN
6 42 (7.46%) Skype
7 36 (6.39%) VPN
8 30 (5.33%) SAN
8 30 (5.33%) Wireless
9 29 (5.15%) VoIP
10 22 (3.91%) Internet
11 16 (2.84%) LDAP
12 13 (2.31%) Ethernet
13 12 (2.13%) SSL
14 11 (1.95%) DMZ
14 11 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (1.78%) OSPF
15 10 (1.78%) VLAN
16 9 (1.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.49%) Hadoop
4 10 (1.78%) Big Data
5 8 (1.42%) Apache Hive
6 7 (1.24%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.07%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.07%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.36%) MySQL
11 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.36%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.36%) Sqoop
12 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.18%) Ingres
12 1 (0.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.78%) JIRA
3 8 (1.42%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.42%) Hudson
4 6 (1.07%) Ant
4 6 (1.07%) Eclipse
4 6 (1.07%) Gradle
5 2 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.18%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.18%) MSI
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 97 (17.23%) Finance
2 54 (9.59%) Banking
3 42 (7.46%) Retail
4 12 (2.13%) Retail Banking
5 11 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.78%) Back Office
7 9 (1.60%) Legal
8 7 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.71%) Law
10 3 (0.53%) Billing
11 2 (0.36%) Advertising
11 2 (0.36%) Local Government
11 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.36%) Marketing
11 2 (0.36%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) German Language
12 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.37%) Regular Expression
2 14 (2.49%) .NET
3 10 (1.78%) XML
4 9 (1.60%) Web Services
5 8 (1.42%) Kafka
5 8 (1.42%) MSMQ
5 8 (1.42%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (1.42%) XSLT
6 7 (1.24%) CSS
6 7 (1.24%) HTML
6 7 (1.24%) Java EE
7 6 (1.07%) EJB
7 6 (1.07%) J2EE
7 6 (1.07%) JMS
8 3 (0.53%) 802.1X
8 3 (0.53%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.18%) RAML
10 1 (0.18%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.24%) Blackberry
2 34 (6.04%) iPhone
3 33 (5.86%) iPad
4 29 (5.15%) Data Centre
5 27 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.02%) Smartphone
7 10 (1.78%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.78%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.24%) EMC VNX
8 7 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.07%) Statistics
9 6 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.89%) Clustering
11 4 (0.71%) BYOD
11 4 (0.71%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.71%) PKI
12 3 (0.53%) Derivative
12 3 (0.53%) EPoS
12 3 (0.53%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 362 (64.30%) Windows
2 139 (24.69%) Windows Server
3 135 (23.98%) Windows 7
4 70 (12.43%) Linux
5 65 (11.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (10.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (8.17%) Windows XP
8 43 (7.64%) Windows 8
9 42 (7.46%) Windows 10
10 39 (6.93%) Unix
11 33 (5.86%) Mac OS
11 33 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (5.68%) Mac OS X
13 26 (4.62%) Android
14 22 (3.91%) Apple iOS
15 13 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.71%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (15.63%) ITIL
2 46 (8.17%) Migration
3 26 (4.62%) Time Management
4 22 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (3.91%) Change Management
5 20 (3.55%) Asset Management
6 18 (3.20%) Service Management
7 17 (3.02%) Knowledge Management
8 16 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (2.84%) Service Delivery
9 14 (2.49%) Release Management
10 12 (2.13%) Incident Management
10 12 (2.13%) Problem Management
10 12 (2.13%) Project Management
11 11 (1.95%) CRM
11 11 (1.95%) Investment Management
11 11 (1.95%) Open Source
12 10 (1.78%) Configuration Management
12 10 (1.78%) Mobile Device Management
12 10 (1.78%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 56 (9.95%) PowerShell
2 44 (7.82%) SQL
3 35 (6.22%) Python
4 34 (6.04%) Perl
5 29 (5.15%) Java
6 23 (4.09%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.95%) C
8 10 (1.78%) C#
9 8 (1.42%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.42%) Scala
10 7 (1.24%) R
11 6 (1.07%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.71%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.71%) VBScript
13 3 (0.53%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.36%) VB
14 2 (0.36%) VB6
15 1 (0.18%) Fortran
15 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 38 (6.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (4.62%) DV Cleared
4 26 (4.62%) MCSE
5 23 (4.09%) CCNA
6 18 (3.20%) Degree
7 15 (2.66%) MCP
8 14 (2.49%) MCSA
9 12 (2.13%) CCNP
10 11 (1.95%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.42%) A+ Certification
11 8 (1.42%) ACDT
11 8 (1.42%) ACHDS
11 8 (1.42%) ACTC
11 8 (1.42%) DBS Check
11 8 (1.42%) MCDST
11 8 (1.42%) MCSM
11 8 (1.42%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.73%) SLA
2 5 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 260 (46.18%) Active Directory
2 38 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.15%) XenApp
4 24 (4.26%) Hyper-V
5 18 (3.20%) vSphere
6 13 (2.31%) DFS Replication
7 10 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (1.24%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.07%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.89%) Samba
10 5 (0.89%) UAG
11 4 (0.71%) NFS
12 3 (0.53%) Firmware
12 3 (0.53%) KVM
13 2 (0.36%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.36%) vCloud
13 2 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 61 (10.83%) SCCM
2 8 (1.42%) Puppet
3 7 (1.24%) SCOM
4 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (0.89%) AirWatch
5 5 (0.89%) Casper Suite
6 3 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.53%) Nagios
6 3 (0.53%) WSUS
7 2 (0.36%) Ansible
7 2 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.36%) Terraform
7 2 (0.36%) WMI
8 1 (0.18%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.18%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 232 (41.21%) Microsoft
2 92 (16.34%) VMware
3 88 (15.63%) Citrix
4 82 (14.56%) Cisco
5 40 (7.10%) Apple
6 28 (4.97%) Oracle
7 27 (4.80%) Bloomberg
7 27 (4.80%) Lotus
8 25 (4.44%) HP
9 20 (3.55%) Reuters
10 15 (2.66%) EMC
11 14 (2.49%) CheckPoint
12 13 (2.31%) Dell
13 11 (1.95%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.95%) Remedy
14 10 (1.78%) Google
15 9 (1.60%) Palo Alto
15 9 (1.60%) Splunk
16 7 (1.24%) 3PAR
17 6 (1.07%) OpenText
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