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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 57 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.71% 1.90% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.98% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate £290 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Support Engineer
Buckinghamshire

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
671 758 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.91% 96.19% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 391 361
Average daily rate £360 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) MS Office
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 3 (14.29%) Firewall
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (14.29%) SCCM
5 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
6 2 (9.52%) SCOM
6 2 (9.52%) MCITP
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.52%) Rackspace
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (9.52%) MCSA
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.52%) C
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 2 (9.52%) HP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) CICS
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) ATM
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VLAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Easytrieve
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) BYOD
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) EPoS
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.76%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.76%) DevOps
1 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (4.76%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
1 1 (4.76%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
2 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) CLIST
2 1 (4.76%) COBOL
2 1 (4.76%) JCL
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) REXX
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) MCITP
1 2 (9.52%) MCSA
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) GFI Software
4 1 (4.76%) Micro Focus
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com