The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Technical Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support Engineer
England / London
Rank 384 393 396
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 12 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.12% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.13% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 11
Median daily rate £380 £243 £543
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.70% -55.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £253 £285
% change year-on-year
-36.63% -11.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £130.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +490.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £82.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +562.00%

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
18340 20393 20020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.80% 95.07% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13137 14442 14116
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 308 329
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Technical Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the London region.

Technical Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Technical Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Technical Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Technical Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the London region.

Technical Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 22 February 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 -4 1 £325 +0.77%
Technical Support Engineer
England

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Perl
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
4 9 (50.00%) Unix
4 9 (50.00%) Regular Expression
4 9 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
4 9 (50.00%) Python
4 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (38.89%) Splunk
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (16.67%) Mac OS
7 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (16.67%) LDAP
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (11.11%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 2 (11.11%) DNS
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) Citrix
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Video on Demand
8 2 (11.11%) SaaS
8 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010

Technical 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Over-the-Top Content
1 2 (11.11%) Video on Demand
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 3 (16.67%) Mac OS
6 2 (11.11%) Android
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
3 1 (5.56%) Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Perl
2 9 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Splunk
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
3 1 (5.56%) Sophos
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) VMware