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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 433 409 423
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 11 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.049% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.052% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Median daily rate £215 £338 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.29% +60.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £173 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £585 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £263 £195
% change year-on-year
-12.38% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £88.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -75.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.89 £29.82 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-40.01% +80.72%
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
21639 21166 22460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.78% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15693 14534 15669
Median daily rate £463 £446 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 382 406
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
City of London +31 2 £350 -16.16%
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
3 13 (37.14%) C#
3 13 (37.14%) SQL
4 11 (31.43%) Linux
4 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
5 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 10 (28.57%) .NET
5 10 (28.57%) Oracle
5 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 10 (28.57%) Internet
5 10 (28.57%) QA
5 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 10 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (25.71%) Billing
7 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
8 7 (20.00%) Unix
8 7 (20.00%) Java
9 6 (17.14%) MS Office
9 6 (17.14%) AIX
9 6 (17.14%) HPUX
9 6 (17.14%) Solaris
9 6 (17.14%) Time Management
9 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
9 6 (17.14%) Splunk
10 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
10 5 (14.29%) Apple
11 4 (11.43%) Mac OS X
11 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
11 4 (11.43%) Finance

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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) OneDrive
3 2 (5.71%) Yammer
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Internet
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) LDAP
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (5.71%) FTP
3 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.71%) Skype
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) SSH
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) VLAN
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (25.71%) Billing
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Law
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) JSON
3 3 (8.57%) Regular Expression
3 3 (8.57%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.71%) EPoS
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (31.43%) Linux
4 7 (20.00%) Unix
5 6 (17.14%) AIX
5 6 (17.14%) HPUX
5 6 (17.14%) Solaris
6 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 4 (11.43%) Mac OS X
8 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
8 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.71%) Android
9 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.86%) CentOS
10 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Time Management
2 4 (11.43%) Migration
3 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (8.57%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL
4 1 (2.86%) Network Management
4 1 (2.86%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C#
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 7 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) C++
4 3 (8.57%) Perl
4 3 (8.57%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) MCITP
1 3 (8.57%) MCSE
1 3 (8.57%) MCTS
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Samba
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) Splunk
3 5 (14.29%) Apple
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) iManage
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) VMware