The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Windows Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 249 251 216
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 16 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.13% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.13% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 18
Median daily rate £175 £170 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £150 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £270 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £158 £213
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -25.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +1.63%
Windows 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
8441 8947 8538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.75% 94.98% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5035 5122 4622
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 £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 425 441
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.14 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.71% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Windows Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Berkshire - 9 £165 - 1
Surrey -6 3 £205 -18.00% 4
Oxfordshire +11 2 £205 +30.15%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £175 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Windows Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 26 (61.90%) Windows 7
5 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (33.33%) Linux
9 13 (30.95%) MS Office
9 13 (30.95%) ITIL
10 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
11 10 (23.81%) SCCM
12 9 (21.43%) VMware
12 9 (21.43%) SLA
13 8 (19.05%) Citrix
13 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
13 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (16.67%) Incident Management
14 7 (16.67%) Remedy
14 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
15 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
15 6 (14.29%) SQL
15 6 (14.29%) Oracle
15 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (11.90%) WordPress
16 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
16 5 (11.90%) Intranet
16 5 (11.90%) Unix

Windows 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 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.90%) WordPress
5 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.76%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Office
2 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Intranet
2 4 (9.52%) DNS
2 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) DHCP
4 2 (4.76%) HTTP
4 2 (4.76%) IPsec
4 2 (4.76%) IPv6
4 2 (4.76%) SAN
4 2 (4.76%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) BGP
5 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) MS Access
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) CMDB
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 26 (61.90%) Windows 7
4 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 5 (11.90%) Unix
9 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
9 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
10 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (2.38%) Solaris
11 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) Data Privacy
6 2 (4.76%) High Availability
7 1 (2.38%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.38%) Project Management
7 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) VB
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) CCNA
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) MCITP
2 1 (2.38%) MCTS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.52%) XenApp
4 3 (7.14%) vSphere
4 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.14%) XenServer
5 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.38%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.38%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.76%) Netcool
3 2 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (4.76%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) Citrix
4 7 (16.67%) Remedy
5 6 (14.29%) Oracle
6 5 (11.90%) HP
7 3 (7.14%) Veritas
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco
8 2 (4.76%) IBM
8 2 (4.76%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.38%) Altiris
9 1 (2.38%) EMC