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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 400 423 424
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 15 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.042% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.045% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 1
Average daily rate
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£205 £177 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.53% -58.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £230 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +7.89%
Technical 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
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £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 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Croydon - 1 £190 -
Enfield - 1 £210 -
Technical Support Engineer
England

Technical Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
4 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
4 5 (21.74%) Apple
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) .NET
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 5 (21.74%) Legal
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Firewall
5 4 (17.39%) Billing
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) DNS
5 4 (17.39%) Internet
5 4 (17.39%) Office 365
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.04%) Trac
6 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (13.04%) Lync
6 3 (13.04%) Android
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (13.04%) NAS
6 3 (13.04%) Symantec
6 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
6 3 (13.04%) Websense

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (13.04%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (13.04%) Lync
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) IP Telephony
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (13.04%) NAS
2 3 (13.04%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Bugzilla
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
1 3 (13.04%) Trac
General
1 5 (21.74%) Legal
2 4 (17.39%) Billing
3 3 (13.04%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) WCF
2 1 (4.35%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Android
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Debian
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Workflow
2 1 (4.35%) Migration
2 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL
2 1 (4.35%) CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Service Management
2 1 (4.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C#
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
1 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco
1 5 (21.74%) Apple
1 5 (21.74%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Symantec
3 3 (13.04%) Websense
4 2 (8.70%) Polycom
5 1 (4.35%) Twitter
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
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