The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 24 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.79% 2.71% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.07% 2.92% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Average daily rate £275 £225 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £124 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.50 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Support Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
247 342 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 95.37% 92.68% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 212 187
Average daily rate £370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £250 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -51.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco
5 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
5 7 (26.92%) VMware
6 6 (23.08%) Service Management
6 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 5 (19.23%) SLA
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
8 4 (15.38%) MS Office
9 3 (11.54%) LAN
9 3 (11.54%) VoIP
9 3 (11.54%) WAN
9 3 (11.54%) HP
9 3 (11.54%) Citrix
9 3 (11.54%) Avaya
9 3 (11.54%) Firewall
9 3 (11.54%) Wireless
9 3 (11.54%) BT
9 3 (11.54%) Network Security
9 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
9 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
9 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (11.54%) XenApp
10 2 (7.69%) XenServer
10 2 (7.69%) Veeam
10 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) Network Security
1 3 (11.54%) VoIP
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
1 3 (11.54%) Wireless
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
1 6 (23.08%) Service Management
2 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco
3 7 (26.92%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Avaya
4 3 (11.54%) BT
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.69%) Veeam
6 1 (3.85%) Acronis
6 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) F5
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) Lumension
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