The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 July 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 Reading 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 72 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.21% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.23% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £380 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £175 £175
% change year-on-year
-22.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -12.90%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
826 870 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.88% 92.26% 90.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 386 375
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 45
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £31.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.26% -2.94%
IT Support Engineer
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IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IT Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

IT Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

IT Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

IT Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

IT Support Engineer
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory