The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 56 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.12% 1.62% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 1.74% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£407 £350 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.28% +47.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £203 £250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -19.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.35
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +2.60%
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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 Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
744 861 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.88% 92.98% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 510 281
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 46
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (28.00%) Finance
4 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (28.00%) MS Office
5 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (16.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.00%) ATM
8 3 (12.00%) VPN
8 3 (12.00%) SLA
8 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 3 (12.00%) Financial Institution
8 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
9 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
9 2 (8.00%) SCCM
9 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
9 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (8.00%) UNIX
9 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
9 2 (8.00%) TIBCO

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) ATM
1 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WLAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) SNMP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) 3G
2 1 (4.00%) DSL
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) IPsec
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) 4G
2 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) ChangeMan
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) J2EE
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) AS400
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) e-Health
2 1 (4.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.00%) High Availability
4 1 (4.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.00%) SDLC
4 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
1 2 (8.00%) VBScript
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) REXX
2 1 (4.00%) JCL
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.00%) Nagios
2 1 (4.00%) OpenView
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.00%) Opsview
2 1 (4.00%) OVSD
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) CA
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft