The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had IT Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 226 246 230
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 21 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 10
Median daily rate £180 £220 £189
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +16.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £261 £227
UK excluding London median daily rate £153 £170 £158
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 14
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £12.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £19.60 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
IT Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7153 9040 9386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.84% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4172 5231 5142
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 510 506
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IT Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

IT Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IT Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

IT Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IT Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 8 £225 - 8
Surrey +21 5 £130 +6.12% 3
Berkshire +2 5 £175 -21.34% 4
West Sussex +11 1 - -
Oxfordshire -7 1 £150 - 3
East Sussex - 1 - -
IT Support Engineer
England

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT 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 South East region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 14 (36.84%) MS Office
4 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
5 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
6 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
7 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
7 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
8 7 (18.42%) SLA
9 6 (15.79%) Cisco
9 6 (15.79%) Office 365
10 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
10 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
10 5 (13.16%) ITIL
10 5 (13.16%) Advertising
11 4 (10.53%) Service Management
11 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (10.53%) IBM Notes
11 4 (10.53%) SNMP
11 4 (10.53%) Lotus
11 4 (10.53%) Fault Management
11 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
11 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
11 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
11 4 (10.53%) Driving Licence
12 3 (7.89%) Skype
12 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (7.89%) SCCM

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (36.84%) MS Office
2 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.63%) InDesign
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) SNMP
2 3 (7.89%) Skype
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) Intranet
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
3 2 (5.26%) Wireless
4 1 (2.63%) ATM
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) VLAN
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (13.16%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 4 (10.53%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.26%) iPad
2 2 (5.26%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) EPoS
3 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Android
7 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.53%) Fault Management
2 4 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
3 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.63%) CRM
4 1 (2.63%) ERP
4 1 (2.63%) Escalation Management
4 1 (2.63%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.63%) ITSM
4 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.63%) Online Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Process Improvement
4 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) SEO
4 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco
3 4 (10.53%) Lotus
4 2 (5.26%) Adobe
4 2 (5.26%) Apple
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) HEAT Software
5 1 (2.63%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.63%) Meraki
5 1 (2.63%) Novell
5 1 (2.63%) Sage
5 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
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