The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 53 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.66% 0.87% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.91% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £358 £308 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.26% +11.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £235 £225
% change year-on-year
-17.02% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
552 660 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.54% 95.79% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 324 401
Median daily rate £400 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 40
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £17.77 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Milton Keynes region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) iPhone
3 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) SLA
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (20.00%) iPhone
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Presales
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec