The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 374 399 359
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 12 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.009% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.010% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 7
Average daily rate
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£540 £180 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -52.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £180 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £180 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +43.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-56.89% +28.88%
Technical Support Engineer
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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
19129 20370 18381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 93.18% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13552 13895 12393
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 377 506
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 6 £564 - 3
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Technical Support Engineer
England

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Technical Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Support Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (55.56%) Linux
1 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 8 (44.44%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (38.89%) Front Office
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Solaris
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Service Management
4 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Fidessa
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 4 (22.22%) MS Office
6 4 (22.22%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
7 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (11.11%) LAN
8 2 (11.11%) VoIP
8 2 (11.11%) SLA
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco
8 2 (11.11%) VPN
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Technical Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) SMTP
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) IMAP
4 1 (5.56%) PABX
4 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.56%) SSH
4 1 (5.56%) Intranet
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
4 1 (5.56%) POP3
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Front Office
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (5.56%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.11%) iPad
3 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.56%) iPhone
4 1 (5.56%) Derivative
4 1 (5.56%) Handset
4 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Solaris
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Android
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Document Management
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 5 (27.78%) Fidessa
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Mitel
4 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.56%) Polycom
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) AppSense
4 1 (5.56%) Open Text
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
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