The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 32 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 45 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.49% 4.17% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 4.70% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £177 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £430 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £200 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 11
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.22% -18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £11.25 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.64 £17.25 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
914 937 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.13% 88.90% 92.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 481 312
Average daily rate £400 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 51
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.84 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -19.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £23.28 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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 24 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 54 (63.53%) Windows
2 49 (57.65%) Active Directory
3 42 (49.41%) Microsoft
4 32 (37.65%) Security Cleared
5 31 (36.47%) ITIL
6 30 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (31.76%) DV Cleared
8 23 (27.06%) MCSE
9 21 (24.71%) MCP
9 21 (24.71%) Configuration Management
10 20 (23.53%) Windows 7
11 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (21.18%) SC Cleared
12 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (20.00%) HP
14 16 (18.82%) SLA
15 15 (17.65%) SCCM
15 15 (17.65%) SCOM
16 13 (15.29%) MS Visio
16 13 (15.29%) UNIX
16 13 (15.29%) SQL
16 13 (15.29%) Symantec
17 12 (14.12%) Windows XP
17 12 (14.12%) MS Exchange
17 12 (14.12%) VMware
18 11 (12.94%) DNS
18 11 (12.94%) Linux
19 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
19 9 (10.59%) DHCP
19 9 (10.59%) SharePoint

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.12%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.06%) IIS
4 3 (3.53%) Documentum
4 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.35%) Apache
5 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.18%) JBoss
6 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.18%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (1.18%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) MS Visio
2 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.06%) MS Office
4 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) DNS
2 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.59%) DHCP
3 6 (7.06%) HTTP
4 4 (4.71%) DWDM
4 4 (4.71%) SDH
5 3 (3.53%) VoIP
5 3 (3.53%) VPN
5 3 (3.53%) SSL
5 3 (3.53%) Internet
5 3 (3.53%) 3G
5 3 (3.53%) Firewall
5 3 (3.53%) 2G
5 3 (3.53%) LTE
5 3 (3.53%) 4G
5 3 (3.53%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (2.35%) Wireless
6 2 (2.35%) SAN
6 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) MS Access
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.53%) Back Office
2 3 (3.53%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Games
3 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) HTML
2 6 (7.06%) XML
3 5 (5.88%) .NET
4 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.53%) XHTML
6 2 (2.35%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.18%) J2EE
7 1 (1.18%) Middleware
7 1 (1.18%) OLE
7 1 (1.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.35%) Clustering
3 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.18%) Replication
3 1 (1.18%) iPhone
3 1 (1.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 54 (63.53%) Windows
2 20 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (15.29%) UNIX
6 12 (14.12%) Windows XP
7 11 (12.94%) Linux
8 5 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.35%) SUSE
10 2 (2.35%) Solaris
10 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.18%) VMS
11 1 (1.18%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.18%) Debian
11 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.47%) ITIL
2 21 (24.71%) Configuration Management
3 8 (9.41%) Network Management
4 7 (8.24%) Service Management
4 7 (8.24%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (7.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.53%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.53%) Memory Management
7 3 (3.53%) Garbage Collection
8 2 (2.35%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.18%) Scrum
9 1 (1.18%) Change Management
9 1 (1.18%) CMMI
9 1 (1.18%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.18%) Product Marketing
9 1 (1.18%) Time Management
9 1 (1.18%) Kanban
9 1 (1.18%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.29%) SQL
2 5 (5.88%) C#
3 4 (4.71%) C++
3 4 (4.71%) Java
3 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.53%) Perl
5 1 (1.18%) PHP
5 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (37.65%) Security Cleared
2 30 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (31.76%) DV Cleared
4 23 (27.06%) MCSE
5 21 (24.71%) MCP
6 18 (21.18%) SC Cleared
7 9 (10.59%) Degree
8 7 (8.24%) MCTS
8 7 (8.24%) MCITP
9 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.53%) CCNA
10 2 (2.35%) HNC
10 2 (2.35%) CCNP
11 1 (1.18%) HND
11 1 (1.18%) Sun Certification
11 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.18%) SCSA
11 1 (1.18%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.18%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.82%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (57.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.18%) XenServer
4 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (17.65%) SCCM
1 15 (17.65%) SCOM
2 3 (3.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.18%) Nagios
3 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.18%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.18%) SCSM
Vendors
1 42 (49.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.00%) HP
3 13 (15.29%) Symantec
4 12 (14.12%) VMware
5 3 (3.53%) Sybase
5 3 (3.53%) Citrix
5 3 (3.53%) EMC
6 2 (2.35%) Huawei
6 2 (2.35%) Veritas
6 2 (2.35%) Lotus
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco
6 2 (2.35%) Sun
7 1 (1.18%) Cognos
7 1 (1.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.18%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.18%) NetApp
7 1 (1.18%) Nokia
7 1 (1.18%) Nortel
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