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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 409 385 383
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 20 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.092% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 22
Median daily rate £188 £225 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £124 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £353 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £155 £166
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +12.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.98 £14.88 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-19.47% -4.03%
Windows 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
20644 21057 21495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 94.65% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15023 14520 15143
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 393 382
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 2016.

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
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 26 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
Hammersmith +5 3 £120 -22.58%
City of London +33 1 £188 -2.59% 6
Croydon -12 1 - -
Northwood - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Windows Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 22 (44.00%) Windows 7
5 17 (34.00%) Windows Server
6 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
7 13 (26.00%) Finance
8 11 (22.00%) MS Office
8 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (20.00%) Windows 8
10 9 (18.00%) ITIL
10 9 (18.00%) Linux
10 9 (18.00%) VMware
11 8 (16.00%) SCCM
12 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
12 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (14.00%) Office 365
12 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
12 7 (14.00%) Cisco
13 6 (12.00%) Citrix
13 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
13 6 (12.00%) Firewall
13 6 (12.00%) VMware ESX
13 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (10.00%) iPhone
14 5 (10.00%) Windows 10
14 5 (10.00%) Unix
14 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
14 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP

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 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.00%) Confluence
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Office
2 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Firewall
2 5 (10.00%) DNS
2 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.00%) Internet
4 3 (6.00%) DHCP
4 3 (6.00%) Intranet
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (4.00%) SAN
5 2 (4.00%) VoIP
5 2 (4.00%) VPN
5 2 (4.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (2.00%) LAN
6 1 (2.00%) NAS
6 1 (2.00%) SSH
6 1 (2.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
3 2 (4.00%) Front Office
3 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Law
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) iPhone
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.00%) EPoS
2 2 (4.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (4.00%) iPad
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) NHS
2 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.00%) Statistics
2 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (34.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 9 (18.00%) Linux
7 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (10.00%) Unix
8 5 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 4 (8.00%) Android
10 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
10 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (2.00%) Solaris
11 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) ITIL
2 4 (8.00%) Change Management
3 3 (6.00%) Migration
4 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.00%) Logistics
4 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.00%) Time Management
5 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.00%) Desktop Publishing
5 1 (2.00%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (2.00%) High Availability
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.00%) ITSM
5 1 (2.00%) Password Management
5 1 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.00%) VB
4 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.00%) CCNP
4 2 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) MCSA
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.00%) VMware ESX
2 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Samba
4 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.00%) Nagios
3 1 (2.00%) Nessus
3 1 (2.00%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (2.00%) OpenView
3 1 (2.00%) OVSD
3 1 (2.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) VMware
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco
4 6 (12.00%) Citrix
5 5 (10.00%) Apple
6 4 (8.00%) Avaya
6 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.00%) HP
7 2 (4.00%) Dell
7 2 (4.00%) Remedy
7 2 (4.00%) Symantec
8 1 (2.00%) Adobe
8 1 (2.00%) BMC
8 1 (2.00%) EMC
8 1 (2.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle
8 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow