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 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 426 404 426
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 5 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.11% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.12% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 2
Median daily rate £253 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.30% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £169 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £400 £272
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £188 £275
% change year-on-year
-17.33% -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £31.50 £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +15.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.72% -4.83%
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
20871 21247 22367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 95.12% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14878 15032 16107
Median daily rate £475 £450 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.38%
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 £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 345 446
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
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 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 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
Hounslow - 1 - -
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
2 6 (54.55%) Regular Expression
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (45.45%) Mac OS
3 5 (45.45%) LDAP
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Splunk
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) SaaS
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (18.18%) Android
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) MobileIron
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
7 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) SCCM

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 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) CloudStack
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) SaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) Mac OS
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Perl
1 6 (54.55%) Python
1 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Splunk
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) MobileIron
3 1 (9.09%) Sophos
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) Veeam
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
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