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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 409 384 383
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 24 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 27
Median daily rate £188 £210 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £128 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £361 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £194 £160 £155
% change year-on-year
+21.09% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +25.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.98 £16.53 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-27.52% -32.54%
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
21586 21213 22108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.71% 94.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15649 14575 15433
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 £263
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 246 380 396
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 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 4 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 +4 2 £120 -22.58%
City of London +33 1 £188 -2.59% 3
Northwood 0 1 - -
Croydon -15 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Windows Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
3 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
4 21 (40.38%) Windows 7
5 18 (34.62%) Windows Server
6 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
7 13 (25.00%) MS Office
8 12 (23.08%) Finance
8 12 (23.08%) Windows 8
9 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (19.23%) VMware
10 10 (19.23%) ITIL
11 9 (17.31%) Linux
11 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
11 9 (17.31%) SCCM
12 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
12 8 (15.38%) Office 365
13 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (13.46%) Windows XP
13 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
13 7 (13.46%) Cisco
14 6 (11.54%) Citrix
14 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (11.54%) Apple
14 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (11.54%) Firewall
14 6 (11.54%) VMware ESX
14 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (9.62%) Windows 10
15 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010

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 (32.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.69%) IIS
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.92%) Confluence
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Office
2 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) DNS
2 5 (9.62%) Internet
2 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.69%) Intranet
3 4 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.85%) DHCP
4 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.85%) LAN
4 2 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.85%) SAN
4 2 (3.85%) VoIP
4 2 (3.85%) Wireless
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (1.92%) NAS
5 1 (1.92%) SSH
5 1 (1.92%) VLAN
5 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Back Office
4 2 (3.85%) Front Office
4 2 (3.85%) Law
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) iPhone
2 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.77%) NHS
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.85%) EPoS
3 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.85%) iPad
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Statistics
3 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.92%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (40.38%) Windows 7
3 18 (34.62%) Windows Server
4 12 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (17.31%) Linux
7 7 (13.46%) Windows XP
8 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (9.62%) Android
9 5 (9.62%) Unix
9 5 (9.62%) Windows 10
10 4 (7.69%) Apple iOS
10 4 (7.69%) Mac OS X
11 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) ITIL
2 3 (5.77%) Change Management
2 3 (5.77%) Migration
3 2 (3.85%) Desktop Publishing
3 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
3 2 (3.85%) Logistics
3 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
3 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.85%) Time Management
4 1 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.92%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL V3
4 1 (1.92%) ITSM
4 1 (1.92%) Password Management
4 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (1.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.77%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) Perl
4 1 (1.92%) Python
4 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.92%) VB
4 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.62%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.85%) CCNP
5 2 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.85%) MCP
5 2 (3.85%) MCSA
5 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) CCNA
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (51.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.54%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.85%) Samba
5 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.85%) Puppet
3 2 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.92%) Nagios
4 1 (1.92%) Nessus
4 1 (1.92%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (1.92%) OpenView
4 1 (1.92%) OVSD
4 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.23%) VMware
3 7 (13.46%) Cisco
4 6 (11.54%) Apple
4 6 (11.54%) Citrix
5 4 (7.69%) Avaya
5 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.69%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) Adobe
6 2 (3.85%) Dell
6 2 (3.85%) Remedy
6 2 (3.85%) Symantec
7 1 (1.92%) BMC
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) NetApp
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle
7 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow