The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Senior Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 262 262 243
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 9 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.097% 0.095% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £303 £185 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.51% -40.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £185 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £185 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £185 £310
% change year-on-year
+82.43% -40.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.45 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
-0.28% -
Senior 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
8851 8939 8414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.10% 94.66% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5334 4996 4610
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 427 461
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Senior Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Senior Support Engineer in the job title.

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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £425 - 1
Kent - 2 £180 -
Oxfordshire +10 1 £168 -9.45% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Senior Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) SCCM
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) MS Office
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) C
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) SLA
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) LAMP
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Clustering
6 2 (12.50%) AWK
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (12.50%) Symantec
6 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (12.50%) Sophos

Senior 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) JBoss
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MarkLogic
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Ant
1 2 (12.50%) Burp Suite
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) GitLab
1 2 (12.50%) Jasmine
1 2 (12.50%) JUnit
1 2 (12.50%) Sinon.JS
1 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
1 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
1 2 (12.50%) JDBC
1 2 (12.50%) LAMP
1 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Coaching
2 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Software Distribution
2 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) AWK
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Korn
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 2 (12.50%) sed
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCIE
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Simpana
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (12.50%) CommVault
2 2 (12.50%) Dell Compellent
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Rackspace
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Sophos
2 2 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (6.25%) Arqiva
3 1 (6.25%) Avaya
3 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
3 1 (6.25%) BT
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.25%) Huawei
3 1 (6.25%) Nokia
3 1 (6.25%) Reuters
3 1 (6.25%) ZTE