The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 235 245 215
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 22 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 8
Average daily rate £170 £238 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +63.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £160 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £334 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £238 £160
% change year-on-year
-32.63% +48.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +18.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.83 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +5.55%
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
7953 8828 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.19% 93.80% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4824 4748 4160
Average daily rate £385 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 432 468
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.96 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 10 £225 -5.26% 2
Oxfordshire +6 6 £138 -
Surrey -5 3 £160 -4.47% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 1 - -
Hampshire +6 1 £225 +26.76%
Kent - 1 £180 - 2
Windows Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Windows Server
3 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
4 26 (53.06%) Windows 7
5 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
6 17 (34.69%) ITIL
7 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (28.57%) Linux
9 13 (26.53%) Citrix
9 13 (26.53%) VMware
10 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
11 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (16.33%) Incident Management
11 8 (16.33%) SLA
12 7 (14.29%) Remedy
12 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 7 (14.29%) Migration
12 7 (14.29%) Office 365
12 7 (14.29%) Windows 8
13 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (12.24%) Firewall
13 6 (12.24%) Back Office
13 6 (12.24%) SCCM
13 6 (12.24%) Unix
13 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
13 6 (12.24%) DNS
13 6 (12.24%) HP
13 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (10.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.08%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) DNS
1 6 (12.24%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) DHCP
3 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) SAN
4 2 (4.08%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.04%) Network Security
5 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.04%) VPN
5 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (12.24%) Back Office
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.08%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) CMDB
3 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Windows Server
3 26 (53.06%) Windows 7
4 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (28.57%) Linux
7 7 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 6 (12.24%) Unix
9 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
11 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Incident Management
3 7 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (8.16%) Change Control
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.12%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.08%) Service Management
7 1 (2.04%) Change Management
7 1 (2.04%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.04%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (2.04%) High Availability
7 1 (2.04%) Information Security
7 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.04%) Server Building
7 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.04%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) Java
1 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.20%) MCSE
3 4 (8.16%) CCNA
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.16%) HNC
3 4 (8.16%) RHCSA
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.08%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) MCITP
6 1 (2.04%) MCP
6 1 (2.04%) MCTS
6 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) XenApp
3 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) NetBackup
3 4 (8.16%) Nagios
4 3 (6.12%) SCOM
4 3 (6.12%) WSUS
5 2 (4.08%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.04%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.53%) Citrix
2 13 (26.53%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) Remedy
4 6 (12.24%) HP
5 4 (8.16%) Altiris
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco
6 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.04%) Acronis
7 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) Lumension
7 1 (2.04%) Sun
7 1 (2.04%) Symantec
7 1 (2.04%) ThinPrint
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