The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 52 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 40 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.83% 2.79% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 3.07% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
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£169 £165 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -43.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £124 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £265 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £200 £248
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -19.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 16
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.94 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.99% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.95 £8.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.62 £17.40 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
- +0.84%
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
1303 1141 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.35% 90.99% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 618 582
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 56 116
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% -28.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

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 January 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cobham - 10 - -
Reigate +8 4 - - 1
Guildford -6 3 - - 6
Camberley - 2 £338 -
Chertsey - 2 - - 1
Dorking - 2 £158 - 1
Woking +4 1 £168 - 1
Weybridge -2 1 - -
Leatherhead -4 1 - -
Staines -8 1 £200 - 3
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - - 1
Farnham - 1 - -
Egham - 1 - -
Epsom - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 1
Shepperton - - - -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 63 (70.00%) Windows
2 30 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 28 (31.11%) Microsoft
4 26 (28.89%) ITIL
5 22 (24.44%) VMware
6 21 (23.33%) Apple
6 21 (23.33%) Windows 7
7 20 (22.22%) MS Office
8 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
8 17 (18.89%) Degree
9 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (15.56%) Windows XP
9 14 (15.56%) Citrix
10 13 (14.44%) WAN
10 13 (14.44%) Firewall
10 13 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (13.33%) Cisco
11 12 (13.33%) HP
11 12 (13.33%) MS Exchange
12 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (12.22%) VPN
13 10 (11.11%) SLA
13 10 (11.11%) MCSE
13 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (10.00%) Linux
14 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (8.89%) LAN
15 8 (8.89%) TCP/IP
16 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (7.78%) SharePoint

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 12 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.44%) Lync
3 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.33%) Apache
4 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.33%) JBoss
5 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.22%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.11%) IIS
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (22.22%) MS Office
2 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.44%) WAN
1 13 (14.44%) Firewall
2 11 (12.22%) VPN
3 8 (8.89%) LAN
3 8 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.67%) SAN
4 6 (6.67%) VoIP
4 6 (6.67%) DNS
5 5 (5.56%) Wireless
6 4 (4.44%) Internet
7 3 (3.33%) BGP
7 3 (3.33%) 3G
7 3 (3.33%) OSPF
7 3 (3.33%) Broadband
7 3 (3.33%) DHCP
7 3 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.22%) Network Security
8 2 (2.22%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.22%) 2G
9 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.11%) MS Access
3 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (5.56%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (1.11%) Military
4 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) X-Windows
1 1 (1.11%) .NET
1 1 (1.11%) HTML
1 1 (1.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (2.22%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.11%) Open Source
4 1 (1.11%) iPad
4 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.11%) Statistics
4 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 63 (70.00%) Windows
2 21 (23.33%) Windows 7
3 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (15.56%) Windows XP
4 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.00%) Linux
5 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.78%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.56%) Mac OS X
8 4 (4.44%) CentOS
9 3 (3.33%) UNIX
10 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.11%) Solaris
11 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) ITIL
2 5 (5.56%) Service Management
2 5 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 4 (4.44%) CRM
4 3 (3.33%) Change Management
4 3 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (3.33%) Network Design
4 3 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.22%) Project Management
5 2 (2.22%) Migration
5 2 (2.22%) Information Security
6 1 (1.11%) ITSM
6 1 (1.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.11%) DevOps
6 1 (1.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.11%) C
2 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Degree
2 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (11.11%) MCSE
4 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.67%) MCSA
5 6 (6.67%) CCNA
6 4 (4.44%) MCP
7 3 (3.33%) CCNP
7 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.22%) MCITP
8 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.11%) HNC
9 1 (1.11%) HND
9 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 30 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.44%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.33%) XenApp
4 3 (3.33%) vSphere
5 2 (2.22%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.22%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.11%) Firmware
6 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) SCCM
1 4 (4.44%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.22%) Control-M
3 1 (1.11%) Nagios
3 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.11%) Casper Suite
3 1 (1.11%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.11%) SCOM
3 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.44%) VMware
3 21 (23.33%) Apple
4 14 (15.56%) Citrix
5 12 (13.33%) Cisco
5 12 (13.33%) HP
6 5 (5.56%) Oracle
7 3 (3.33%) Altiris
7 3 (3.33%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.22%) IBM
8 2 (2.22%) BMC
8 2 (2.22%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.22%) Nokia
8 2 (2.22%) Lotus
8 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.22%) Remedy
8 2 (2.22%) NEC
9 1 (1.11%) Toshiba
9 1 (1.11%) Autodesk
9 1 (1.11%) McAfee
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