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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Support Engineer
England / London
Rank 365 385 376
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 43 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 24
Median daily rate £200 £190 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -12.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £170 £220
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +36.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £18.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +22.05%

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
18156 19919 19982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.11% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12986 14035 14204
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 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 315 348
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.57 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 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
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 22 January 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 -2 7 £180 -20.00% 1
Croydon - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £175 -
Windows Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
3 37 (48.05%) Active Directory
4 35 (45.45%) MS Office
5 34 (44.16%) Windows 7
6 27 (35.06%) Finance
7 21 (27.27%) Windows Server
8 18 (23.38%) ITIL
9 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
9 17 (22.08%) Banking
10 15 (19.48%) Windows 10
10 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (18.18%) Citrix
11 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
12 12 (15.58%) Windows XP
12 12 (15.58%) Cisco
12 12 (15.58%) Apple
12 12 (15.58%) Firewall
12 12 (15.58%) VMware
12 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (14.29%) Mac OS X
13 11 (14.29%) Blackberry
14 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (12.99%) Mac OS
15 9 (11.69%) iPad
15 9 (11.69%) Coaching
16 7 (9.09%) Android
17 6 (7.79%) Problem Management
17 6 (7.79%) SCCM
17 6 (7.79%) Retail

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 (22.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (45.45%) MS Office
2 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) G Suite
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) Firewall
2 6 (7.79%) VPN
3 5 (6.49%) SSL
4 4 (5.19%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (5.19%) DNS
4 4 (5.19%) LDAP
5 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.90%) VoIP
6 2 (2.60%) DHCP
6 2 (2.60%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.60%) Skype
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.30%) Internet
7 1 (1.30%) LAN
7 1 (1.30%) SAN
7 1 (1.30%) VLAN
7 1 (1.30%) WAN
7 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.30%) MS Access
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (35.06%) Finance
2 17 (22.08%) Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Legal
3 6 (7.79%) Retail
4 5 (6.49%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.60%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) MSMQ
1 4 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (5.19%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.69%) iPad
4 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.49%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.90%) iPhone
6 2 (2.60%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.60%) Statistics
7 1 (1.30%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (44.16%) Windows 7
3 21 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 15 (19.48%) Windows 10
4 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (15.58%) Windows XP
6 11 (14.29%) Mac OS X
7 10 (12.99%) Mac OS
8 7 (9.09%) Android
9 6 (7.79%) Linux
10 5 (6.49%) Unix
10 5 (6.49%) Windows 8
11 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) ITIL
2 9 (11.69%) Coaching
3 6 (7.79%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (5.19%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.90%) Time Management
7 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.60%) Migration
7 2 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.30%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.30%) Change Control
8 1 (1.30%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (1.30%) CRM
8 1 (1.30%) Information Security
8 1 (1.30%) Line Management
8 1 (1.30%) Project Management
8 1 (1.30%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.30%) Service Design
8 1 (1.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) Perl
1 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.19%) Python
1 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.90%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) Java
3 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.30%) VB
3 1 (1.30%) VB6
3 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) ACMT
3 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) MCITP
3 1 (1.30%) MCP
3 1 (1.30%) MCSE
3 1 (1.30%) MCTS
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 37 (48.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.79%) XenApp
3 5 (6.49%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.30%) Firmware
5 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) Casper Suite
3 1 (1.30%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.30%) Nagios
3 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.18%) Citrix
3 12 (15.58%) Apple
3 12 (15.58%) Cisco
3 12 (15.58%) VMware
4 5 (6.49%) WorldPay
5 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.19%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.60%) Dell
6 2 (2.60%) Google
6 2 (2.60%) HP
7 1 (1.30%) Adobe
7 1 (1.30%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.30%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.30%) Lumension
7 1 (1.30%) Remedy
7 1 (1.30%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.30%) Symantec
7 1 (1.30%) Veeam