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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 33 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 41 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.51% 4.62% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.89% 5.22% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 10
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£204 £280 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +25.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £216 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £15.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +9.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £19.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.63%
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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
839 900 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.30% 88.50% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 454 276
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 51
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £175.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 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 26 February 2015.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 52 (64.20%) Windows
1 52 (64.20%) Active Directory
2 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
2 31 (38.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (35.80%) ITIL
4 28 (34.57%) Security Cleared
5 25 (30.86%) MCSE
6 24 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (28.40%) DV Cleared
8 20 (24.69%) Windows 7
8 20 (24.69%) MCP
8 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (23.46%) Configuration Management
10 18 (22.22%) HP
11 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
11 16 (19.75%) SLA
11 16 (19.75%) Linux
12 15 (18.52%) SCCM
13 14 (17.28%) SCOM
14 13 (16.05%) Windows XP
15 12 (14.81%) SharePoint
16 11 (13.58%) UNIX
16 11 (13.58%) MS Exchange
16 11 (13.58%) DNS
16 11 (13.58%) VMware
17 10 (12.35%) Symantec
17 10 (12.35%) MS Visio
18 9 (11.11%) DHCP
18 9 (11.11%) Citrix
18 9 (11.11%) SQL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.58%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.70%) Documentum
3 3 (3.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.23%) JBoss
5 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.23%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (1.23%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) DNS
2 9 (11.11%) DHCP
3 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.94%) VoIP
5 3 (3.70%) HTTP
5 3 (3.70%) SAN
6 2 (2.47%) FTP
6 2 (2.47%) VPN
6 2 (2.47%) Wireless
6 2 (2.47%) SSH
7 1 (1.23%) IMAP
7 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.23%) 3G
7 1 (1.23%) DWDM
7 1 (1.23%) RTP
7 1 (1.23%) Firewall
7 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.23%) WAN
7 1 (1.23%) POP3
7 1 (1.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 3 (3.70%) Back Office
2 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Games
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) HTML
2 3 (3.70%) .NET
2 3 (3.70%) XML
2 3 (3.70%) XHTML
3 2 (2.47%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.23%) J2EE
4 1 (1.23%) Middleware
4 1 (1.23%) LAMP
4 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.47%) Clustering
3 1 (1.23%) PKI
3 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.23%) iPhone
3 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.23%) Handset
3 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (64.20%) Windows
2 24 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (24.69%) Windows 7
3 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (19.75%) Linux
5 13 (16.05%) Windows XP
6 11 (13.58%) UNIX
7 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.23%) VMS
10 1 (1.23%) Debian
10 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) ITIL
2 19 (23.46%) Configuration Management
3 9 (11.11%) Network Management
4 7 (8.64%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (7.41%) Service Management
6 5 (6.17%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.70%) Time Management
9 2 (2.47%) Kanban
9 2 (2.47%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.47%) Scrum
9 2 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.47%) CMMI
10 1 (1.23%) Change Management
10 1 (1.23%) Release Management
10 1 (1.23%) Product Marketing
10 1 (1.23%) Network Load Balancing
10 1 (1.23%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (4.94%) Java
3 3 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.23%) Korn
5 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.23%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.23%) C++
5 1 (1.23%) Perl
5 1 (1.23%) PHP
5 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.23%) VB
5 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (38.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (34.57%) Security Cleared
3 25 (30.86%) MCSE
4 23 (28.40%) DV Cleared
5 20 (24.69%) MCP
6 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (7.41%) MCTS
7 6 (7.41%) MCITP
7 6 (7.41%) Degree
8 4 (4.94%) HNC
9 3 (3.70%) CCNA
9 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.70%) RHCSA
10 2 (2.47%) CCA
10 2 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.23%) MCSA
11 1 (1.23%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.75%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (64.20%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.47%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.23%) XenServer
4 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) SCCM
2 14 (17.28%) SCOM
3 5 (6.17%) Nagios
3 5 (6.17%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.23%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.23%) SCSM
Vendors
1 31 (38.27%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.22%) HP
3 11 (13.58%) VMware
4 10 (12.35%) Symantec
5 9 (11.11%) Citrix
6 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.17%) Altiris
8 4 (4.94%) Remedy
8 4 (4.94%) Veritas
8 4 (4.94%) EMC
9 3 (3.70%) Isilon
10 2 (2.47%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.47%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.47%) Avaya
11 1 (1.23%) NetApp
11 1 (1.23%) Lotus
11 1 (1.23%) Google
11 1 (1.23%) Nortel
11 1 (1.23%) Sun
11 1 (1.23%) Oracle
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