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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 244 251 220
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 11 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.20% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.21% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 20
Median daily rate £220 £170 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -38.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £141 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £268 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £135 £200
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.86 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.64% -0.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -9.09%
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
7858 9402 8618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.79% 94.73% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4767 5659 4754
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 440 456
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +7 4 £135 -32.50%
Surrey +7 4 £425 - 2
Hampshire +11 2 £294 +68.00%
Sussex - 1 £220 -
Windows Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
3 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
4 15 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
5 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (48.15%) MS Office
7 10 (37.04%) HP
8 8 (29.63%) ITIL
8 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
9 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
9 7 (25.93%) DNS
10 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
10 6 (22.22%) SCCM
11 5 (18.52%) Data Privacy
11 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
11 5 (18.52%) NetBackup
11 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 5 (18.52%) VPN
11 5 (18.52%) IIS
11 5 (18.52%) SLA
11 5 (18.52%) Veritas
11 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
11 5 (18.52%) Citrix
11 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (14.81%) Unix
12 4 (14.81%) SQL
12 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
12 4 (14.81%) DHCP
12 4 (14.81%) SharePoint

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 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) IIS
3 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Office
2 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) VPN
3 4 (14.81%) DHCP
3 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) FTP
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (7.41%) MPLS
4 2 (7.41%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) SMTP
4 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.70%) BGP
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
5 1 (3.70%) IPsec
5 1 (3.70%) IPv6
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) Skype
5 1 (3.70%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MS Access
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (3.70%) Advertising
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.41%) Cryptography
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server
3 15 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
6 5 (18.52%) Linux
6 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (14.81%) Unix
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
9 2 (7.41%) CentOS
9 2 (7.41%) Solaris
9 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
10 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Data Privacy
3 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Security
4 2 (7.41%) High Availability
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security
4 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Security Patching
4 2 (7.41%) Server Building
4 2 (7.41%) Server Hardening
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 5 (18.52%) NetBackup
3 4 (14.81%) Puppet
4 3 (11.11%) Netcool
4 3 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) HP
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 5 (18.52%) Veritas
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Altiris
5 2 (7.41%) arcserve
5 2 (7.41%) EMC
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) Meraki
6 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL