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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 239 263 229
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 18 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.094% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.099% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 15
Median daily rate £165 £173 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £155 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £208 £148 £203
% change year-on-year
+40.67% -27.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -9.37%
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
8311 9058 8685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.20% 94.86% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4967 5335 4693
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 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 424 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £40.15 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +3 10 £150 -25.00%
Surrey -6 4 £178 -29.00% 4
Oxfordshire +7 2 £205 +41.37%
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 30 July 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (85.37%) Windows Server
3 28 (68.29%) Windows 7
4 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
5 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
7 15 (36.59%) Linux
7 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (34.15%) MS Office
8 14 (34.15%) ITIL
9 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
9 12 (29.27%) SLA
10 9 (21.95%) VMware
10 9 (21.95%) SCCM
11 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
11 8 (19.51%) HP
11 8 (19.51%) Citrix
11 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
12 7 (17.07%) Remedy
12 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
13 6 (14.63%) Unix
13 6 (14.63%) SQL
13 6 (14.63%) Oracle
13 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
13 6 (14.63%) Windows XP
14 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (12.20%) Data Privacy
14 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery

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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.20%) WordPress
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Office
2 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Intranet
2 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) VPN
4 2 (4.88%) DHCP
4 2 (4.88%) HTTP
4 2 (4.88%) IPsec
4 2 (4.88%) IPv6
4 2 (4.88%) SAN
4 2 (4.88%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (2.44%) BGP
5 1 (2.44%) Skype
5 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) MS Access
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (85.37%) Windows Server
3 28 (68.29%) Windows 7
4 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (36.59%) Linux
5 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (14.63%) Unix
6 6 (14.63%) Windows XP
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
8 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.44%) Solaris
10 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
3 5 (12.20%) Data Privacy
3 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.88%) High Availability
7 1 (2.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) CCNA
1 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) XenApp
4 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.32%) vSphere
5 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.32%) XenServer
6 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.88%) Netcool
3 2 (4.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (4.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) Citrix
3 8 (19.51%) HP
4 7 (17.07%) Remedy
5 6 (14.63%) Oracle
6 4 (9.76%) Veritas
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco
7 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.88%) Altiris
8 2 (4.88%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.44%) Dell
9 1 (2.44%) EMC
9 1 (2.44%) Meraki
9 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL