The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 25 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 37 59 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.26% 5.71% 5.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.89% 6.05% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 25
Median daily rate £255 £265 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £193 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £404 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £217 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.85% -3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £21.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £98.28 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Support Engineer
Berkshire

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
628 976 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.33% 94.39% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 619 420
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 56
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £34.61 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (52.33%) Windows
2 42 (48.84%) Microsoft
3 26 (30.23%) Active Directory
4 25 (29.07%) SLA
5 24 (27.91%) Windows Server
6 23 (26.74%) MS Office
7 22 (25.58%) MS Excel
8 18 (20.93%) Windows 7
9 17 (19.77%) .NET
9 17 (19.77%) Back Office
10 16 (18.60%) C#
11 14 (16.28%) ITIL
11 14 (16.28%) HP
11 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (16.28%) Configuration Management
11 14 (16.28%) Capacity Management
11 14 (16.28%) Functional Testing
11 14 (16.28%) Fault Management
12 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
12 13 (15.12%) PowerShell
12 13 (15.12%) Network Design
12 13 (15.12%) Office 365
13 12 (13.95%) DV Cleared
13 12 (13.95%) Internet
14 11 (12.79%) MCSE
14 11 (12.79%) C++
14 11 (12.79%) VB.NET
14 11 (12.79%) Degree
15 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (11.63%) Marketing

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.81%) IIS
4 4 (4.65%) Drupal
4 4 (4.65%) Joomla!
4 4 (4.65%) WordPress
5 3 (3.49%) Documentum
6 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (26.74%) MS Office
2 22 (25.58%) MS Excel
3 8 (9.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.16%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.12%) Office 365
2 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) Internet
2 10 (11.63%) HTTP
2 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.47%) DHCP
3 9 (10.47%) DNS
4 8 (9.30%) VPN
5 6 (6.98%) IPsec
6 5 (5.81%) IPv6
6 5 (5.81%) LAN
6 5 (5.81%) Software-Defined Networking
7 4 (4.65%) BGP
7 4 (4.65%) DSLAM
7 4 (4.65%) GPON
8 3 (3.49%) 3G
8 3 (3.49%) 4G
8 3 (3.49%) Firewall
8 3 (3.49%) LTE
9 2 (2.33%) Diameter Protocol
9 2 (2.33%) MGW
9 2 (2.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
1 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.16%) Big Data
4 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (19.77%) Back Office
2 10 (11.63%) Marketing
3 9 (10.47%) Front Office
4 8 (9.30%) German Language
5 5 (5.81%) French Language
5 5 (5.81%) Spanish Language
5 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.65%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.16%) Electronics
7 1 (1.16%) Finance
7 1 (1.16%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.77%) .NET
2 10 (11.63%) CSS
3 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET
4 8 (9.30%) Node.js
5 5 (5.81%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.81%) HTML
6 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.65%) DCOM
6 4 (4.65%) MAPI
6 4 (4.65%) Web Services
6 4 (4.65%) XML
7 2 (2.33%) COM
7 2 (2.33%) SOAP
7 2 (2.33%) SPML
8 1 (1.16%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.47%) Statistics
3 5 (5.81%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 45 (52.33%) Windows
2 24 (27.91%) Windows Server
3 18 (20.93%) Windows 7
4 8 (9.30%) Linux
4 8 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (9.30%) Windows 8
4 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.98%) Windows XP
6 5 (5.81%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.49%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.33%) Unix
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.16%) AIX
9 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.28%) Capacity Management
1 14 (16.28%) Configuration Management
1 14 (16.28%) Fault Management
1 14 (16.28%) Functional Testing
1 14 (16.28%) ITIL
2 13 (15.12%) Network Design
3 10 (11.63%) Validation
4 9 (10.47%) People Management
5 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.14%) Memory Management
7 6 (6.98%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.98%) Presales
7 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.81%) Data Privacy
9 4 (4.65%) High Availability
9 4 (4.65%) MVC
9 4 (4.65%) Process Improvement
9 4 (4.65%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.65%) Workflow
10 3 (3.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) C#
2 13 (15.12%) PowerShell
3 11 (12.79%) C++
3 11 (12.79%) VB.NET
4 10 (11.63%) VBScript
5 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.47%) VB
6 4 (4.65%) Java
6 4 (4.65%) PHP
6 4 (4.65%) VB6
7 3 (3.49%) C
8 2 (2.33%) SQL
9 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
3 12 (13.95%) DV Cleared
4 11 (12.79%) Degree
4 11 (12.79%) MCSE
5 6 (6.98%) MCP
6 3 (3.49%) MCSA
6 3 (3.49%) MCSD
7 2 (2.33%) CCNP
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.16%) CCDA
8 1 (1.16%) CCIE
8 1 (1.16%) CCIP
8 1 (1.16%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.16%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.16%) MCAD
8 1 (1.16%) MCPD
8 1 (1.16%) MCTS
8 1 (1.16%) RHCE
8 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (29.07%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.47%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.49%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.33%) XenApp
6 1 (1.16%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.16%) KVM
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) SCCM
2 8 (9.30%) WSUS
3 4 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.49%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.33%) Perfmon
5 2 (2.33%) SCOM
6 1 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 42 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.28%) HP
3 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.98%) VMware
5 5 (5.81%) Citrix
6 4 (4.65%) EMC
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle
7 3 (3.49%) SAP
8 2 (2.33%) Altiris
8 2 (2.33%) Nokia
8 2 (2.33%) Veritas
9 1 (1.16%) Aruba
9 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco
9 1 (1.16%) F5
9 1 (1.16%) Huawei
9 1 (1.16%) Juniper
9 1 (1.16%) ReadSoft
9 1 (1.16%) Sophos
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