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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 46 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 48 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.82% 2.41% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 2.55% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 13
Median daily rate £235 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £300 £302
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £206 £213
% change year-on-year
+26.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 8
Median hourly rate £12.64 £17.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.75% +18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £13.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £30.00 £54.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.32 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-8.08% +5.29%
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
1195 1257 1176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 94.99% 94.58% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 725 694
Median daily rate £415 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 53 60
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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
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 27 July 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
Guildford +5 6 £375 +36.36% 7
Leatherhead +11 4 £475 +35.81%
Camberley - 4 £110 - 2
Chertsey - 3 £150 - 1
Woking -1 2 £500 +194.11% 1
Weybridge - 2 - - 1
Egham - 1 £145 - 1
Redhill - 1 £175 -
Reigate - 1 £263 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £140 - 1
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 68 (64.15%) Windows
2 46 (43.40%) Active Directory
3 44 (41.51%) Windows Server
4 37 (34.91%) Microsoft
5 35 (33.02%) VMware
6 26 (24.53%) Linux
6 26 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (23.58%) MS Excel
8 24 (22.64%) MS Office
9 20 (18.87%) ITIL
9 20 (18.87%) MS Exchange
9 20 (18.87%) Windows 7
10 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (16.04%) Windows XP
11 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (16.04%) Data Centre
12 16 (15.09%) SAN
13 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (14.15%) Citrix
13 15 (14.15%) TCP/IP
14 14 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (13.21%) vSphere
14 14 (13.21%) SC Cleared
14 14 (13.21%) Security Cleared
15 13 (12.26%) Driving Licence
15 13 (12.26%) Shell Script
15 13 (12.26%) Cisco
16 12 (11.32%) Apache
16 12 (11.32%) Red Hat
16 12 (11.32%) VMware ESXi

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 20 (18.87%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.32%) Apache
3 8 (7.55%) Skype for Business
4 7 (6.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.77%) JBoss
6 4 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.89%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.94%) CMS
8 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (23.58%) MS Excel
2 24 (22.64%) MS Office
3 5 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.94%) InDesign
4 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Sage X3
1 1 (0.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.09%) SAN
2 15 (14.15%) TCP/IP
3 11 (10.38%) Firewall
4 9 (8.49%) Skype
5 8 (7.55%) DNS
5 8 (7.55%) LAN
5 8 (7.55%) LDAP
5 8 (7.55%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (6.60%) DHCP
7 6 (5.66%) WAN
8 5 (4.72%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (4.72%) SSH
8 5 (4.72%) VPN
9 4 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.77%) Ethernet
9 4 (3.77%) Internet
9 4 (3.77%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.83%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.83%) Network Security
10 3 (2.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) MySQL
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.89%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) JUnit
1 4 (3.77%) Subversion
2 2 (1.89%) Ant
2 2 (1.89%) Burp Suite
2 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.89%) GitLab
2 2 (1.89%) IntelliJ
2 2 (1.89%) Jasmine
2 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.89%) Maven
2 2 (1.89%) Sinon.JS
2 2 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (2.83%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Korean Language
3 1 (0.94%) Advertising
3 1 (0.94%) Automotive
3 1 (0.94%) Games
3 1 (0.94%) Legal
3 1 (0.94%) Local Government
3 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.43%) SAML
2 8 (7.55%) XML
3 5 (4.72%) Web Services
4 4 (3.77%) LAMP
5 2 (1.89%) .NET
5 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.89%) CSS
5 2 (1.89%) EDI
5 2 (1.89%) HTML
5 2 (1.89%) J2EE
5 2 (1.89%) Java EE
5 2 (1.89%) JDBC
6 1 (0.94%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.26%) Driving Licence
3 10 (9.43%) PKI
4 9 (8.49%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.77%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.83%) Clustering
7 2 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.89%) BYOD
7 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.94%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.94%) Social Media
8 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 68 (64.15%) Windows
2 44 (41.51%) Windows Server
3 26 (24.53%) Linux
4 20 (18.87%) Windows 7
5 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (16.04%) Windows XP
7 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (8.49%) Unix
10 7 (6.60%) Windows 10
11 6 (5.66%) Windows 8
12 4 (3.77%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.89%) AIX
13 2 (1.89%) Solaris
14 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.87%) ITIL
2 10 (9.43%) System Integration Testing
3 9 (8.49%) Service Management
4 8 (7.55%) Identity Management
4 8 (7.55%) Integration Testing
4 8 (7.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 8 (7.55%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 7 (6.60%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.72%) ITSM
7 4 (3.77%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.77%) Migration
7 4 (3.77%) Software Licensing
8 3 (2.83%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.83%) Patch Management
9 2 (1.89%) Logistics
9 2 (1.89%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.89%) Scrum
9 2 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.89%) Time Management
9 2 (1.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.26%) Shell Script
2 10 (9.43%) SQL
3 8 (7.55%) Java
4 6 (5.66%) PHP
5 4 (3.77%) Perl
5 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.89%) AWK
6 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.89%) Korn
6 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.89%) Python
6 2 (1.89%) sed
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) SC Cleared
1 14 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.55%) MCSE
4 5 (4.72%) MCSA
5 3 (2.83%) CCNA
5 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.83%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.83%) Degree
5 3 (2.83%) MCP
6 2 (1.89%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.94%) CCNP
7 1 (0.94%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) FIPS 140-2
2 2 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 26 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.21%) vSphere
4 12 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.72%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.83%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.89%) Docker
7 2 (1.89%) vCloud
7 2 (1.89%) XenApp
8 1 (0.94%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (10.38%) SCCM
2 7 (6.60%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.66%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.72%) WSUS
5 4 (3.77%) Ansible
5 4 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.83%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (2.83%) Simpana
6 3 (2.83%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.89%) Puppet
7 2 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.89%) yum
8 1 (0.94%) SCOM
8 1 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.94%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (34.91%) Microsoft
2 35 (33.02%) VMware
3 15 (14.15%) Citrix
4 13 (12.26%) Cisco
5 12 (11.32%) Red Hat
6 10 (9.43%) HP
7 8 (7.55%) Intel
8 5 (4.72%) Dell
8 5 (4.72%) EMC
8 5 (4.72%) Intel Security
8 5 (4.72%) Oracle
8 5 (4.72%) Remedy
9 4 (3.77%) Meraki
9 4 (3.77%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.77%) ThinPrint
10 3 (2.83%) CommVault
10 3 (2.83%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (2.83%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.83%) Symantec
11 2 (1.89%) Altiris
Surrey
Nigel Frank International
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