The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Engineer
Rank 230 248 213
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -35
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 26 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.23% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 3
Average daily rate £175 £140 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £136 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £191 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £138 £160
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.79 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +16.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £14.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.34 £15.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
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
8084 8833 7889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.18% 93.80% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4897 4752 4106
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 432 465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.96 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 14 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

IT Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +9 6 £175 +27.27% 8
Surrey -3 6 £125 -
West Sussex +9 3 £175 - 1
Berkshire +5 3 £405 +98.52% 6
Oxfordshire +3 2 £140 - 6
Kent - 2 £180 - 2
Middlesex - 2 £155 -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £220 - 1
East Sussex +7 1 - -
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 31 (58.49%) Windows
2 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
3 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
4 14 (26.42%) MS Office
5 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
5 13 (24.53%) Windows 7
6 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
7 10 (18.87%) ITIL
7 10 (18.87%) Degree
8 9 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (16.98%) SLA
8 9 (16.98%) Portfolio Management
9 8 (15.09%) Cisco
9 8 (15.09%) Unix
10 7 (13.21%) Windows XP
10 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
10 7 (13.21%) SQL
10 7 (13.21%) Service Management
10 7 (13.21%) Citrix
10 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
11 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (11.32%) Firewall
11 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
11 6 (11.32%) VPN
12 5 (9.43%) Linux
12 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (9.43%) Release Management
13 4 (7.55%) VMware
13 4 (7.55%) Finance
13 4 (7.55%) Data Management

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Office
2 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Firewall
1 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
1 6 (11.32%) VPN
2 4 (7.55%) DHCP
2 4 (7.55%) DNS
3 3 (5.66%) WAN
4 2 (3.77%) LAN
5 1 (1.89%) ADSL
5 1 (1.89%) Internet
5 1 (1.89%) IPsec
5 1 (1.89%) Network Security
5 1 (1.89%) PBX
5 1 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Advertising
2 2 (3.77%) Back Office
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) CMDB
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) Handset
3 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.89%) Ontologies
3 1 (1.89%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows 7
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
3 8 (15.09%) Unix
4 7 (13.21%) Windows XP
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.43%) Linux
7 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.89%) Android
9 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) Portfolio Management
2 9 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (13.21%) Service Management
4 5 (9.43%) Release Management
5 4 (7.55%) Data Management
6 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.77%) Project Management
7 2 (3.77%) Time Management
8 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.89%) Change Management
8 1 (1.89%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.89%) IT Asset Management
8 1 (1.89%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 1 (1.89%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.89%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.89%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.89%) Korn
3 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.55%) DBS Check
3 4 (7.55%) MCP
3 4 (7.55%) MCSE
3 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) MCITP
5 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) HND
5 1 (1.89%) MCDST
5 1 (1.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Sysprep
1 3 (5.66%) WSUS
2 2 (3.77%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.89%) OPNET
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Cisco
3 7 (13.21%) Citrix
4 4 (7.55%) VMware
5 3 (5.66%) Google
5 3 (5.66%) HP
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) Apple
6 1 (1.89%) Cerion
6 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.89%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.89%) IronPort
6 1 (1.89%) Lotus
6 1 (1.89%) Novell
6 1 (1.89%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.89%) Talend
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