The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 404 401 374
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 7 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.009% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.009% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate
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£250 £235 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -37.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
-52.63% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.03 £25.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-43.89% +117.39%
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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
20772 21329 19784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.37% 92.77% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14288 14968 13348
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 384 414
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -9.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.79 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Windows Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Support Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Windows Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Windows Support Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
5 6 (50.00%) MS Office
5 6 (50.00%) HP
5 6 (50.00%) Dell
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (41.67%) Citrix
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) DameWare
6 5 (41.67%) SLA
7 4 (33.33%) VMware
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (25.00%) DHCP
8 3 (25.00%) DNS
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (16.67%) Change Control
9 2 (16.67%) Office 365
9 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
9 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
9 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 2 (16.67%) Finance

Windows Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Windows Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Windows Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) IMAP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) POP3
2 1 (8.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Law
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) VBScript
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) ISA Server
4 1 (8.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) DameWare
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) Dell
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 2 (16.67%) Sophos
6 1 (8.33%) CommVault
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) Google
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