The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 75 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£495 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £360 £250
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +23.33%
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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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
917 777 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.34% 90.14% 91.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 388 419
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £221 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 44 39
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) SCOM
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) xDSL
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) IPv4
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) CCSP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCIP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) xDSL
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) PPP
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) IPv4
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) L2TP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCIP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco