The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 17 25 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 16 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.20% 6.44% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.75% 6.83% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
Median daily rate £133 £275 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.81% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £302 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £239 £220
% change year-on-year
-16.23% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £14.53 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
237 249 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 91.86% 94.32% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 173 251
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £150 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 25
Median hourly rate £15.36 £15.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £22.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Southampton region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 24 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Southampton region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) MS Office
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco
6 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
9 4 (16.00%) VPN
9 4 (16.00%) HP
9 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) Smartphone
10 3 (12.00%) SCCM
10 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (12.00%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (12.00%) Remedy
10 3 (12.00%) VMware
10 3 (12.00%) Service Management
10 3 (12.00%) SLA
10 3 (12.00%) Citrix
10 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (12.00%) Lotus
10 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
10 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
10 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
11 2 (8.00%) SAP
11 2 (8.00%) DNS

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) VPN
2 3 (12.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) VoIP
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.00%) FMCG
2 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Change Management
3 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (4.00%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) Lotus
4 3 (12.00%) Remedy
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) Nortel
5 2 (8.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) Apple
6 1 (4.00%) BMC
6 1 (4.00%) CommVault
6 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow