The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 23 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 Portsmouth 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 13 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.95% 3.08% 5.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% 3.17% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £290 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £13.56
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 - £13.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 - £13.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Job Titles Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94 63 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 93.07% 96.92% 98.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 58
Average daily rate £300 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 24
Average hourly rate £21.50 £26.98 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.29% +24.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £26.98 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £33.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Support Engineer
Hampshire

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) XenServer
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) SCCM
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (8.33%) Office 365
6 1 (8.33%) Software Distribution
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (8.33%) Guidewire
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Military
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (8.33%) Software Distribution
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) XenServer
3 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Guidewire
4 1 (8.33%) Thunderhead
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe
Portsmouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 19 days ago