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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 435 416 438
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 6 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.082% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.087% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 7
Median daily rate £380 £230 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% +27.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £248
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.85 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-20.85% +12.90%
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
21700 21910 22982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.98% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15416 15458 15936
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 348 435
Median hourly rate £17.37 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
2 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) LDAP
2 7 (50.00%) Perl
2 7 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 7 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (35.71%) Splunk
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) Billing
5 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 3 (21.43%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) SaaS
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Office 365

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 1 (7.14%) CloudStack
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Dutch Language
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Android
5 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Perl
1 7 (50.00%) Python
1 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Splunk
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) MobileIron
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Veeam
3 1 (7.14%) VMware