The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 256 243 225
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 5 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.087% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.095% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£170 £230 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% -25.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £190 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -30.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +32.25%
Technical 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
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer across the South East region.

Technical Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer across the South East region.

Technical Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 +3 3 £170 -26.08% 7
Hampshire -6 2 - - 1
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) ATM
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) HTTP
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Skype
6 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) Office Automation
6 1 (11.11%) MGW
6 1 (11.11%) NAS
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) vSphere
6 1 (11.11%) xDSL
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) ATM
2 1 (11.11%) Broadband
2 1 (11.11%) CDMA
2 1 (11.11%) GPRS
2 1 (11.11%) GSM
2 1 (11.11%) ISDN
2 1 (11.11%) PSTN
2 1 (11.11%) 3GPP
2 1 (11.11%) UMTS
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) WCDMA
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) PPP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) DSLAM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
2 1 (11.11%) Dutch Language
2 1 (11.11%) French Language
2 1 (11.11%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ERP
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Change Management
1 1 (11.11%) Workflow
1 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
1 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
1 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
1 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
1 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SCSA
3 1 (11.11%) MCDST
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) HND
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sun
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Huawei
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
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