The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 49 45 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.16% 1.33% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 1.42% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £375 £275 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -47.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £14.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.98% +9.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
833 492 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.66% 93.36% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 277 337
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 62
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.52 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Support Engineer
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
3 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (36.67%) VMware
5 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (30.00%) NetApp
6 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (30.00%) Linux
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (23.33%) iSCSI
9 6 (20.00%) CentOS
9 6 (20.00%) SLA
9 6 (20.00%) NFS
9 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (16.67%) MS Office
10 5 (16.67%) ITIL
10 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.67%) HP
10 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
10 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
11 4 (13.33%) Migration
11 4 (13.33%) OVSD
11 4 (13.33%) Change Management

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) Apache
6 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) iSCSI
2 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.33%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) Internet
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
4 3 (10.00%) BIG-IP
4 3 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (6.67%) DHCP
5 2 (6.67%) OSPF
6 1 (3.33%) BGP
6 1 (3.33%) VRRP
6 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
6 1 (3.33%) ADSL
6 1 (3.33%) LDAP
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
6 1 (3.33%) VLAN
6 1 (3.33%) SMLT
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Clustering
1 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (20.00%) CentOS
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Change Management
3 3 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.67%) Perl
1 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) MCSE
5 2 (6.67%) MCSA
5 2 (6.67%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) CCSA
6 1 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCNP
6 1 (3.33%) CCIP
6 1 (3.33%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) CCDA
6 1 (3.33%) CCDP
6 1 (3.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
2 3 (10.00%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (20.00%) NFS
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) Squid
5 1 (3.33%) Postfix
5 1 (3.33%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) OVSD
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) OpenView
2 1 (3.33%) Plesk
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) NetApp
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) F5
6 2 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (3.33%) Avaya
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) Nortel
7 1 (3.33%) IronPort
7 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.33%) RightFax
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago