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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 16 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.60% 11.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.09% 12.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£175 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £15.23
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -8.89%
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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
115 98 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 92.00% 90.74% 98.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 37 42
Average daily rate £325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £675 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 £13.38 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.48% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £35.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Lotus
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Publishing
5 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) French Language
5 2 (16.67%) German Language
5 2 (16.67%) IronPort
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) CentOS
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Site Server
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
1 2 (16.67%) French Language
1 2 (16.67%) German Language
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) CRM
1 2 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Line Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Lotus
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) IronPort
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
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