The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 217 220 240
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 22 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
Average daily rate £115 £128 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% -40.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £115 £134 £135
% change year-on-year
-14.01% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
Average hourly rate £115.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+557.14% +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £12.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -21.87%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8571 7742 9835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.79% 92.25% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4746 3879 4425
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 606 704
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
IT Support Engineer
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +21 12 £115 - 1
Berkshire -12 4 £315 +425.00% 1
Oxfordshire +4 2 - - 1
West Sussex -5 2 £105 -40.00%
East Sussex - 2 £105 -
Surrey - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 15 (41.67%) MS Office
4 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
6 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (16.67%) ITIL
9 5 (13.89%) SLA
9 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (11.11%) SQL
11 3 (8.33%) Linux
11 3 (8.33%) Symantec
11 3 (8.33%) Service Management
11 3 (8.33%) Finance
11 3 (8.33%) VMware
11 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (8.33%) Degree
11 3 (8.33%) Release Management
11 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
11 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
12 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
12 2 (5.56%) Lync
12 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
12 2 (5.56%) Fault Management
12 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.56%) Lync
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Office
2 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.78%) VPN
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
1 1 (2.78%) NetScreen
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.33%) Linux
6 2 (5.56%) UNIX
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Service Management
2 3 (8.33%) Release Management
3 2 (5.56%) Fault Management
3 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.56%) Project Management
3 2 (5.56%) Change Management
3 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) VB
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
1 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) UAG
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Symantec
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Lotus
3 2 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco