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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 255 249 234
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 14 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Median daily rate £175 £125 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £85 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £181 £243
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £140 £138
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.85 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -1.07%
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
8365 9058 8542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.27% 94.70% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4989 5288 4621
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 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 426 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.37 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

IT Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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 0 4 £160 -5.88% 8
Hampshire +3 3 - - 3
Berkshire -1 3 £115 - 3
Oxfordshire +5 2 £363 - 2
West Sussex -5 2 - -
East Sussex +7 1 £200 +48.14%
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 24 (57.14%) Windows
3 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
4 13 (30.95%) SLA
4 13 (30.95%) MS Office
4 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
5 11 (26.19%) ITIL
5 11 (26.19%) Cisco
5 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
6 10 (23.81%) Service Management
7 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 7 (16.67%) Intranet
8 7 (16.67%) VMware
8 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle
10 5 (11.90%) SQL
10 5 (11.90%) Linux
10 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.90%) WordPress
10 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (11.90%) Windows 8
11 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (9.52%) Skype
11 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
11 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (7.14%) Intel Security
12 3 (7.14%) Windows XP

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 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.90%) WordPress
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.38%) CMS
6 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.38%) InDesign
3 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Intranet
2 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.52%) Skype
4 2 (4.76%) DHCP
4 2 (4.76%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) LAN
4 2 (4.76%) SAN
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
4 2 (4.76%) Wireless
5 1 (2.38%) ATM
5 1 (2.38%) Internet
5 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) BYOD
2 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.38%) EPoS
2 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
3 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.90%) Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Windows 8
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.76%) Unix
8 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) Service Management
3 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.76%) Identity Management
4 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.38%) CRM
5 1 (2.38%) ERP
5 1 (2.38%) ITSM
5 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.38%) Migration
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.38%) Online Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.38%) SEO
5 1 (2.38%) Time Management
5 1 (2.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) MCP
1 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
2 2 (4.76%) MCSE
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) CCNA
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCITP
3 1 (2.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.38%) vCloud
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.38%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.38%) Sysprep
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) Cisco
3 7 (16.67%) VMware
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (7.14%) Intel Security
6 2 (4.76%) Dell
6 2 (4.76%) Lotus
7 1 (2.38%) Adobe
7 1 (2.38%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) FrontRange
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) Intel
7 1 (2.38%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.38%) Meraki
7 1 (2.38%) Remedy
7 1 (2.38%) Sage
7 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.38%) Symantec
7 1 (2.38%) Xerox
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