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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Engineer
England / South East
Rank 212 232 229
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 19 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 7
Median daily rate £225 £155 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -23.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £128 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £198 £231
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £155 £190
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.93 £9.75 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £20.00 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%

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
6799 7727 8679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.25% 94.17% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3942 4556 4669
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 411 423
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +15 8 £225 - 5
Surrey +18 3 £130 +4.00% 2
Oxfordshire +1 3 £148 +5.35% 2
Berkshire - 3 £308 - 6
Middlesex +2 1 £100 -37.50%
West Sussex -2 1 - - 1
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
3 14 (37.84%) MS Office
4 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
5 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
6 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
6 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
7 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
8 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
9 6 (16.22%) Office 365
9 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
9 6 (16.22%) ITIL
10 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
10 5 (13.51%) SNMP
10 5 (13.51%) SLA
10 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.51%) Fault Management
10 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
10 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
11 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
11 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
11 4 (10.81%) Advertising
11 4 (10.81%) Service Management
11 4 (10.81%) Cisco
12 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
12 3 (8.11%) Lotus
12 3 (8.11%) VMware
12 3 (8.11%) IBM Notes

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 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Office
2 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
4 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) SNMP
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) VLAN
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.81%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) iPad
3 2 (5.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.41%) Android
8 2 (5.41%) Linux
8 2 (5.41%) SUSE
9 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (13.51%) Fault Management
3 4 (10.81%) Service Management
4 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.70%) Escalation Management
6 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.70%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Server Hardening
6 1 (2.70%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) Lotus
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Apple
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe
5 1 (2.70%) CA
5 1 (2.70%) Novell
5 1 (2.70%) Peregrine
5 1 (2.70%) Remedy
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.70%) Spiceworks
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
EMBS Ltd
Rate: £350 day
Posted: 4 days ago