The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 50 55 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 48 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.80% 2.85% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 3.01% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 7
Median daily rate £225 £275 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +44.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £198 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £353 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £215 £213
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Median hourly rate £16.39 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.05% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £13.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £30.00 £66.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £16.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-2.86% +7.09%
Support Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1199 1229 1277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 94.86% 94.61% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 699 730
Median daily rate £410 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £507 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 49 67
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £41.50 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead +3 8 £450 +50.00%
Camberley -2 3 £100 -75.00% 1
Chertsey - 3 £150 -
Guildford +3 2 £288 +4.54% 3
Redhill 0 2 £175 -
Weybridge - 2 - - 4
Woking -5 1 £500 +100.00% 2
Egham - 1 - - 1
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 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 Surrey region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 61 (58.65%) Windows
2 48 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 39 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 36 (34.62%) VMware
5 32 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 28 (26.92%) Linux
7 27 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (24.04%) MS Office
9 24 (23.08%) MS Exchange
10 22 (21.15%) MS Excel
10 22 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (21.15%) Data Centre
11 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (19.23%) ITIL
13 19 (18.27%) SAN
13 19 (18.27%) Windows 7
14 18 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (16.35%) vSphere
15 17 (16.35%) Windows XP
15 17 (16.35%) HP
15 17 (16.35%) Driving Licence
16 16 (15.38%) Red Hat
17 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (14.42%) Apache
18 13 (12.50%) SLA
18 13 (12.50%) Citrix
18 13 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
19 12 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
19 12 (11.54%) SC Cleared

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 24 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.42%) Apache
3 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.81%) JBoss
6 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.92%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (24.04%) MS Office
2 22 (21.15%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.85%) Office 365
3 1 (0.96%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.27%) SAN
2 11 (10.58%) LDAP
3 10 (9.62%) Firewall
3 10 (9.62%) LAN
3 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.65%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (6.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (6.73%) WAN
6 5 (4.81%) DNS
6 5 (4.81%) Unified Communications
7 4 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.85%) DHCP
7 4 (3.85%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.85%) Internet
7 4 (3.85%) VPN
8 3 (2.88%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.88%) SSH
8 3 (2.88%) SSL
8 3 (2.88%) Wireless
9 2 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) MySQL
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.92%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) JUnit
1 4 (3.85%) Subversion
2 2 (1.92%) Ant
2 2 (1.92%) Burp Suite
2 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.92%) GitLab
2 2 (1.92%) IntelliJ
2 2 (1.92%) Jasmine
2 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.92%) Maven
2 2 (1.92%) Sinon.JS
2 2 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (3.85%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Banking
2 2 (1.92%) Korean Language
3 1 (0.96%) Advertising
3 1 (0.96%) Automotive
3 1 (0.96%) Games
3 1 (0.96%) Legal
3 1 (0.96%) Local Government
3 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.58%) SAML
2 8 (7.69%) XML
3 5 (4.81%) Web Services
4 4 (3.85%) LAMP
5 2 (1.92%) .NET
5 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.92%) CSS
5 2 (1.92%) EDI
5 2 (1.92%) HTML
5 2 (1.92%) J2EE
5 2 (1.92%) Java EE
5 2 (1.92%) JDBC
6 1 (0.96%) ODBC
6 1 (0.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.15%) Data Centre
2 17 (16.35%) Driving Licence
3 12 (11.54%) PKI
4 9 (8.65%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.81%) Cryptography
6 4 (3.85%) Clustering
7 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.92%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.92%) DataPower
9 1 (0.96%) BYOD
9 1 (0.96%) e-Health
9 1 (0.96%) NHS
9 1 (0.96%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (58.65%) Windows
2 39 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 28 (26.92%) Linux
4 22 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (18.27%) Windows 7
7 18 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (16.35%) Windows XP
9 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (9.62%) Unix
11 6 (5.77%) Windows 10
12 4 (3.85%) Windows NT
13 3 (2.88%) AIX
13 3 (2.88%) CentOS
13 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.92%) Solaris
15 1 (0.96%) Android
15 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) ITIL
2 12 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
3 10 (9.62%) Identity Management
3 10 (9.62%) Integration Testing
4 9 (8.65%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 9 (8.65%) Service Management
4 9 (8.65%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 7 (6.73%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.77%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.81%) DevOps
7 5 (4.81%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.85%) ITSM
8 4 (3.85%) Logistics
8 4 (3.85%) Software Licensing
9 3 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.88%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.88%) Network Design
9 3 (2.88%) Patch Management
9 3 (2.88%) Time Management
9 3 (2.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.58%) Shell Script
2 10 (9.62%) SQL
3 8 (7.69%) Java
4 6 (5.77%) PHP
5 4 (3.85%) Perl
6 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.92%) AWK
7 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.92%) Korn
7 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.92%) Python
7 2 (1.92%) sed
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.54%) MCSE
2 12 (11.54%) SC Cleared
2 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.65%) MCSA
4 4 (3.85%) CCNA
4 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.85%) DBS Check
4 4 (3.85%) MCP
5 2 (1.92%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.92%) CCNP
5 2 (1.92%) Degree
5 2 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.96%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) FIPS 140-2
2 2 (1.92%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 27 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (16.35%) vSphere
4 13 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.81%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.88%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.92%) Docker
8 1 (0.96%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) Backup Exec
1 11 (10.58%) NetBackup
1 11 (10.58%) SCCM
2 9 (8.65%) WSUS
3 8 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.85%) Ansible
5 3 (2.88%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (2.88%) Nagios
5 3 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.88%) Simpana
5 3 (2.88%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.92%) Puppet
6 2 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.92%) yum
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.96%) OpenView
7 1 (0.96%) SCOM
7 1 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (34.62%) VMware
2 32 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.35%) HP
4 16 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 13 (12.50%) Citrix
6 12 (11.54%) Cisco
7 10 (9.62%) Intel Security
8 7 (6.73%) Intel
9 6 (5.77%) EMC
9 6 (5.77%) Oracle
9 6 (5.77%) Remedy
10 4 (3.85%) Dell
10 4 (3.85%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.85%) Symantec
10 4 (3.85%) ThinPrint
11 3 (2.88%) Altiris
11 3 (2.88%) CommVault
11 3 (2.88%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (2.88%) F5
11 3 (2.88%) Meraki