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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 243 230 207
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 20 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
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£140 £150 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £150 £125
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 11
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -19.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.44 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £19.75 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.86 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+2.68% -
IT Support Engineer
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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 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
9027 7888 7714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.29% 91.97% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5009 4185 3713
Average daily rate £375 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 448 670
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
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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
Berkshire +10 6 £203 +35.00% 4
Hampshire -16 4 £138 - 2
Surrey -4 3 £110 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 3
East Sussex - 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
5 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 8 (24.24%) MS Office
6 8 (24.24%) ITIL
6 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
6 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (12.12%) SCCM
8 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
8 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
9 3 (9.09%) C
9 3 (9.09%) MCP
9 3 (9.09%) MCSE
9 3 (9.09%) SLA
9 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.09%) Military
9 3 (9.09%) SCOM
9 3 (9.09%) Network Management
9 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (6.06%) LAN
10 2 (6.06%) WAN
10 2 (6.06%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) assyst
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
1 2 (6.06%) DHCP
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) 3G
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (9.09%) Military
2 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
2 1 (3.03%) German Language
2 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
4 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 3 (9.09%) Network Management
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.06%) Service Management
3 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.03%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) MCP
3 3 (9.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Remedy
2 2 (6.06%) McAfee
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Apple
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Capita
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) SAP