The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank - 74 75
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.41% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.45% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £240
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +56.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £19.37
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -22.55%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
803 880 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.12% 91.29% 89.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 382 381
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 42
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.95 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Support Engineer
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Senior Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Senior Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Senior Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Senior Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Senior Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) XSD
3 5 (62.50%) C
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (50.00%) MCTS
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) MCSD
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) IIS
1 5 (62.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) XSD
1 5 (62.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) C++
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCTS
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) MCSD
3 1 (12.50%) CCA
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix