The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 26 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.56% 0.51% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.62% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £190 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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 Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
159 161 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.83% 81.73% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 94 87
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £551 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Support Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy
1 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (25.00%) F5