The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Windows Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Support Engineer
England / London
Rank 370 386 367
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 37 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 21
Median daily rate £175 £190 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £135 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £290 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £165 £238
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -30.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £18.00 £26.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £22.80 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £29.20 £21.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.88 £15.75 £16.06
% change year-on-year
+0.79% -1.89%

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
18312 20065 20017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.11% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13122 14196 14113
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 305 329
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Windows Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

Windows Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Support Engineer across the London region.

Windows Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Windows Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Windows Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Windows Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Support Engineer across the London region.

Windows Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Windows Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Windows Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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 -1 6 £120 -46.66% 2
Hammersmith -2 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £155 -
Uxbridge - 1 £175 -
Windows Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (51.25%) Active Directory
3 40 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 33 (41.25%) MS Office
5 32 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 26 (32.50%) Finance
7 23 (28.75%) Windows Server
8 19 (23.75%) ITIL
9 18 (22.50%) Windows 10
10 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (21.25%) MS Exchange
11 16 (20.00%) Banking
12 15 (18.75%) Apple
13 14 (17.50%) Citrix
13 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
13 14 (17.50%) VMware
14 13 (16.25%) Firewall
14 13 (16.25%) Cisco
15 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (15.00%) Mac OS X
16 11 (13.75%) Windows XP
17 10 (12.50%) Blackberry
17 10 (12.50%) Mac OS
18 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
19 8 (10.00%) Coaching
19 8 (10.00%) iPad
20 7 (8.75%) Office 365
20 7 (8.75%) Problem Management
20 7 (8.75%) Android
20 7 (8.75%) VPN

Windows 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 17 (21.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (41.25%) MS Office
2 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) G Suite
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.25%) Firewall
2 7 (8.75%) VPN
3 5 (6.25%) DNS
3 5 (6.25%) SSL
4 4 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (5.00%) LDAP
5 3 (3.75%) DHCP
5 3 (3.75%) PBX
5 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.75%) VoIP
5 3 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.50%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.50%) LAN
6 2 (2.50%) Skype
6 2 (2.50%) WAN
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.25%) Internet
7 1 (1.25%) SAN
7 1 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.25%) MS Access
General
1 26 (32.50%) Finance
2 16 (20.00%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Retail
4 5 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) MSMQ
1 4 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (5.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.00%) iPad
4 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.25%) Hedge funds
5 4 (5.00%) iPhone
6 2 (2.50%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.25%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 23 (28.75%) Windows Server
4 18 (22.50%) Windows 10
5 17 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (15.00%) Mac OS X
6 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (13.75%) Windows XP
8 10 (12.50%) Mac OS
9 7 (8.75%) Android
10 6 (7.50%) Linux
11 5 (6.25%) Unix
12 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
13 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
13 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) ITIL
2 8 (10.00%) Coaching
3 7 (8.75%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.75%) Time Management
7 2 (2.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.50%) Line Management
7 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.50%) Statistics
8 1 (1.25%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.25%) CRM
8 1 (1.25%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.25%) Information Security
8 1 (1.25%) Migration
8 1 (1.25%) Project Management
8 1 (1.25%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) Perl
1 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.00%) Python
1 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.75%) SQL
3 1 (1.25%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.25%) VB
3 1 (1.25%) VB6
3 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.25%) ACMT
3 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) MCDST
3 1 (1.25%) MCITP
3 1 (1.25%) MCP
3 1 (1.25%) MCSE
3 1 (1.25%) MCTS
3 1 (1.25%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 41 (51.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.50%) XenApp
3 5 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.25%) Firmware
5 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.25%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.25%) Nagios
3 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.75%) Apple
3 14 (17.50%) Citrix
3 14 (17.50%) VMware
4 13 (16.25%) Cisco
5 5 (6.25%) WorldPay
6 4 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.00%) Google
6 4 (5.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.50%) Dell
7 2 (2.50%) HP
7 2 (2.50%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.25%) Adobe
8 1 (1.25%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.25%) Lumension
8 1 (1.25%) Remedy
8 1 (1.25%) Snow
8 1 (1.25%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.25%) Symantec
8 1 (1.25%) Veeam
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