The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 239 225 238
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% 0.048% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.052% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £375 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £415 £237
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £233
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +61.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £19.37
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -22.55%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8253 7745 8944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.13% 92.81% 91.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4468 3985 4072
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 570 660
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Senior Support Engineer
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Senior Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer across the South East region.

Senior Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Senior Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer across the South East region.

Senior Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 July 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 -6 1 £313 -16.66% 1
Kent - 1 £463 -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Senior Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (38.46%) MCSE
5 5 (38.46%) C
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) C++
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) IIS
5 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
5 5 (38.46%) XML
5 5 (38.46%) XSD
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) WCF
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) MCTS
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 4 (30.77%) MCSD
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) IIS
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
1 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) 2G
2 1 (7.69%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) MGW
2 1 (7.69%) SMS
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) 3G
2 1 (7.69%) SS7
2 1 (7.69%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) XML
1 5 (38.46%) XSD
1 5 (38.46%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) C++
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
1 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) MCSE
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) MCTS
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) MCSD
3 1 (7.69%) CCA
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenServer
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (7.69%) UAG
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas