The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 14 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.41% 4.00% 12.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.71% 4.59% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£199 £190 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £113 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £226 £271
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £205 £228
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £12.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +94.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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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 Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
105 109 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.59% 87.20% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 37
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 26
Average hourly rate £39.50 £25.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.00% +3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £11.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £70.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 2 (18.18%) Acronis
5 2 (18.18%) Office 365
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Replication
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) EPoS
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) MCSA
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) EPoS
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Change Management
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
1 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) MCSA
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Acronis
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco