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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 20 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 11 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.07% 2.48% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 2.53% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
Median daily rate £375 £170 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -45.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £215 £210
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -34.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.70 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +9.67%
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
209 356 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.31% 98.07% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 249 241
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £10.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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
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 26 June 2016, 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 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) ITIL
5 10 (37.04%) Service Management
5 10 (37.04%) SLA
6 7 (25.93%) Windows
6 7 (25.93%) LAN
6 7 (25.93%) VoIP
6 7 (25.93%) WAN
6 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) VMware
7 6 (22.22%) Network Security
8 5 (18.52%) Firewall
8 5 (18.52%) CCNP
8 5 (18.52%) CCNA
8 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (14.81%) Wireless
9 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
9 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
9 4 (14.81%) FortiGate
9 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (11.11%) XenApp
10 3 (11.11%) Citrix
10 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (7.41%) Avaya
11 2 (7.41%) IIS

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 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) LAN
1 7 (25.93%) VoIP
1 7 (25.93%) WAN
2 6 (22.22%) Network Security
3 5 (18.52%) Firewall
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.81%) Wireless
5 2 (7.41%) DHCP
5 2 (7.41%) DNS
6 1 (3.70%) BGP
6 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) Multicast
6 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.70%) SSL
6 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 10 (37.04%) Service Management
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) ITSM
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) CCNA
2 5 (18.52%) CCNP
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) vSphere
3 2 (7.41%) XenServer
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
6 3 (11.11%) Citrix
7 2 (7.41%) Avaya
7 2 (7.41%) BT
7 2 (7.41%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) Juniper
8 1 (3.70%) Veritas