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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 67 85 89
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.28% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.31% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £164 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -56.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £215 £268
% change year-on-year
+97.67% -19.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.66%
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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
745 976 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.19% 91.47% 87.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 482 372
Average daily rate £385 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 29
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.44% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.00 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 29 September 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft