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 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 259 233 225
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -8
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 10 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 8
Median daily rate £120 £135 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £85 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £224 £205
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £145 £120
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.07 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.65% +14.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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
8507 8823 8526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.76% 94.98% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5075 5046 4617
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 418 441
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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
Surrey -4 3 £125 -26.47% 6
Berkshire -9 3 £115 - 5
Hampshire - 3 - - 4
Oxfordshire +3 1 - -
West Sussex -13 1 - - 4
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 23 (56.10%) Windows
3 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
4 14 (34.15%) SLA
4 14 (34.15%) ITIL
5 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
6 12 (29.27%) Service Management
6 12 (29.27%) MS Office
7 11 (26.83%) Cisco
7 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
8 7 (17.07%) VMware
8 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
8 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
8 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (14.63%) Oracle
10 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
10 5 (12.20%) Linux
10 5 (12.20%) SQL
10 5 (12.20%) Intranet
10 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (9.76%) WordPress
11 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
11 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
11 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (9.76%) LAN
11 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
12 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
12 3 (7.32%) MCP

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 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) WordPress
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Office
2 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.20%) Intranet
3 4 (9.76%) LAN
4 3 (7.32%) DHCP
4 3 (7.32%) DNS
4 3 (7.32%) WAN
5 2 (4.88%) Firewall
5 2 (4.88%) SAN
5 2 (4.88%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) ATM
6 1 (2.44%) Internet
6 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.44%) Skype
6 1 (2.44%) Wireless
General
1 3 (7.32%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) BYOD
2 1 (2.44%) CMDB
2 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.44%) EPoS
2 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
4 5 (12.20%) Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.88%) Unix
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) ITIL
2 12 (29.27%) Service Management
3 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.88%) Migration
4 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) Change Management
5 1 (2.44%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.44%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (2.44%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) MCP
3 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.88%) MCSE
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCITP
4 1 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.44%) vCloud
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.44%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.44%) Sysprep
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Cisco
3 7 (17.07%) VMware
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle
5 3 (7.32%) Intel Security
6 2 (4.88%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) Lotus
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.44%) Dell
7 1 (2.44%) Intel
7 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.44%) Remedy
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.44%) Xerox