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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 234 227 224
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 23 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.13% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
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£325 £235 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.29% +5.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £166 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £255 £223
% change year-on-year
+20.09% +14.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 - £22.08
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
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Technical Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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
Surrey - 15 £325 - 3
Berkshire -3 3 £385 +63.82% 7
Hampshire - 3 - - 5
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Technical Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Degree
3 13 (41.94%) ITIL
3 13 (41.94%) Apple
4 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
5 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
5 6 (19.35%) Internet
6 5 (16.13%) .NET
6 5 (16.13%) Linux
7 4 (12.90%) SQL
7 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
8 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
8 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
8 3 (9.68%) UNIX
8 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
8 3 (9.68%) CSS
8 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
8 3 (9.68%) VMware
8 3 (9.68%) Publishing
9 2 (6.45%) Scrum
9 2 (6.45%) CMMI
9 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
9 2 (6.45%) CRM
9 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
9 2 (6.45%) C#
9 2 (6.45%) HTML
9 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
9 2 (6.45%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (6.45%) IIS
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) SSH
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.23%) NAS
3 1 (3.23%) WLAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) FTP
3 1 (3.23%) Intranet
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Publishing
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) French Language
2 2 (6.45%) German Language
3 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
3 3 (9.68%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.45%) Scrum
3 2 (6.45%) CMMI
3 2 (6.45%) CRM
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (6.45%) Kanban
3 2 (6.45%) Web Development
3 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.23%) ERP
4 1 (3.23%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
2 2 (6.45%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Apple
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.23%) Aruba
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Juniper
4 1 (3.23%) Sun
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
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Posted: 27 days ago