The first table below looks at the demand for the Windows Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 28 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 West 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 139 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£285 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £233 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.50% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+14.47% +46.15%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2844 2002 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.06% 93.95% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1237 1705
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 136 193
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.10 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% -29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Windows Support Engineer
England

Windows Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Windows Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Windows Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Support Engineer across the South West region.

Windows Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Windows Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Support Engineer across the South West region.

Windows Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
4 6 (66.67%) MCP
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (55.56%) SLA
5 5 (55.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (55.56%) Service Management
5 5 (55.56%) ITSM
6 4 (44.44%) Front Office
6 4 (44.44%) Back Office
6 4 (44.44%) Workflow
6 4 (44.44%) Statistics
6 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
6 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 1 (11.11%) LAN
9 1 (11.11%) WAN
9 1 (11.11%) Citrix
9 1 (11.11%) Office 365
9 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Front Office
1 4 (44.44%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Statistics
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 5 (55.56%) ITSM
3 4 (44.44%) Workflow
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) MCP
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix