The first table below looks at the demand for the Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 235 220 249
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 7 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.076% 0.12% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.13% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
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£235 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £233 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.50% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £21.11 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+14.47% +46.15%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8449 7860 9074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.79% 92.72% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4107 4138
Average daily rate £350 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
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 399 529 640
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Windows Support Engineer
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Windows Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Windows Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer across the South East region.

Windows Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Windows Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer across the South East region.

Windows Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 3 £400 - 3
West Sussex -5 1 £175 - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Windows Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer in their job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (60.00%) Windows 8
5 8 (40.00%) WMI
5 8 (40.00%) Terminal Services
6 7 (35.00%) Citrix
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (15.00%) MCSE
9 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
10 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (10.00%) Firewall
10 2 (10.00%) Finance
10 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (10.00%) HP
10 2 (10.00%) Cisco
10 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (10.00%) ITIL
10 2 (10.00%) MCP
10 2 (10.00%) CCNP
10 2 (10.00%) CCNA
10 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
11 1 (5.00%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) SMS
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (60.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.00%) Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.00%) ERP
2 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) MCSE
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.00%) MCP
4 2 (10.00%) CCNP
4 2 (10.00%) CCNA
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) CCA
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Terminal Services
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) WMI
2 1 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Citrix
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
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