The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Support Engineer
Rank - 139 105
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.094% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.10% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £125 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £208 £214
% change year-on-year
-27.71% -2.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £77.93 £22.88 £20.11
% change year-on-year
+240.67% +13.77%
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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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3078 2985 2079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.87% 93.40% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1966 1919 1272
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 166 167
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Server Hardening

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat