The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 401 367 416
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 11 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.051% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.055% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
Average daily rate £210 £450 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +111.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £283 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £450 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £223 £130 £140
% change year-on-year
+71.48% -7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £88.10 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+487.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22435 20070 25951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.63% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15537 13598 16683
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 415 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Technical Support Engineer
England

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Technical Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 2 £210 - 4
Canary Wharf - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Technical Support Engineer
England

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) HTTP
2 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Ruby
3 6 (42.86%) JSON
3 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) C
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) C++
3 6 (42.86%) ColdFusion
3 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) Perl
3 6 (42.86%) PHP
3 6 (42.86%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) SOAP
3 6 (42.86%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) REST
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Blackberry

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 2 (14.29%) InDesign
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) HTTP
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) ADSL
3 1 (7.14%) FTP
General
1 1 (7.14%) Front Office
1 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) JSON
2 6 (42.86%) REST
2 6 (42.86%) SOAP
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (7.14%) Android
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 6 (42.86%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) Ruby
2 6 (42.86%) C
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) Perl
2 6 (42.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe
1 2 (14.29%) Citrix
1 2 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 23 days ago