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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 36 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 68 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 5.64% 3.01% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.90% 3.19% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 12
Average daily rate £268 £213 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.88% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £146 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £371 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.73 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.18% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £13.30 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.84 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
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
1152 1347 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.60% 94.33% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 732 652
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 46 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leatherhead -5 10 £450 - 1
Redhill - 8 - -
Guildford +7 5 £228 -39.33% 5
Woking +6 4 £219 +30.59%
Weybridge +1 4 - - 2
Egham -3 4 £114 -
Camberley -1 2 £175 -48.14% 1
Epsom - 2 £185 - 3
Chertsey -2 1 - -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (67.02%) Windows
2 36 (38.30%) Active Directory
3 35 (37.23%) Windows Server
4 34 (36.17%) Microsoft
5 27 (28.72%) Linux
6 26 (27.66%) VMware
7 25 (26.60%) MS Excel
8 23 (24.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (22.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (21.28%) Windows 7
10 20 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (20.21%) WSUS
11 19 (20.21%) MS Office
12 18 (19.15%) MCSE
12 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (17.02%) MS Exchange
14 15 (15.96%) Citrix
15 14 (14.89%) LAN
16 13 (13.83%) HP
16 13 (13.83%) Red Hat
16 13 (13.83%) Data Centre
17 12 (12.77%) vSphere
17 12 (12.77%) NetBackup
18 11 (11.70%) Firewall
18 11 (11.70%) Intel Security
18 11 (11.70%) MCP
19 10 (10.64%) Web Services
19 10 (10.64%) MCSA
19 10 (10.64%) VPN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.45%) Apache
3 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.26%) IIS
5 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.06%) JBoss
5 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (26.60%) MS Excel
2 19 (20.21%) MS Office
3 6 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.26%) Office 365
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) LAN
2 11 (11.70%) Firewall
3 10 (10.64%) VPN
4 9 (9.57%) DNS
4 9 (9.57%) SAN
5 8 (8.51%) DHCP
5 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.45%) WAN
7 5 (5.32%) LDAP
7 5 (5.32%) VoIP
7 5 (5.32%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (5.32%) Wireless
8 4 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (4.26%) MPLS
9 3 (3.19%) BGP
9 3 (3.19%) EIGRP
9 3 (3.19%) OSPF
9 3 (3.19%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (3.19%) SSH
9 3 (3.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.19%) MySQL
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.13%) IntelliJ
1 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.13%) JUnit
1 2 (2.13%) Maven
1 2 (2.13%) Subversion
2 1 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (8.51%) Back Office
1 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.32%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Military
4 2 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) Web Services
2 5 (5.32%) SAML
2 5 (5.32%) XML
3 4 (4.26%) ELK Stack
4 3 (3.19%) .NET
4 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.19%) CSS
4 3 (3.19%) EDI
4 3 (3.19%) HTML
5 2 (2.13%) Java EE
5 2 (2.13%) LAMP
6 1 (1.06%) SOAP
6 1 (1.06%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.64%) Driving Licence
3 7 (7.45%) NHS
4 6 (6.38%) PKI
5 3 (3.19%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.19%) e-Health
6 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.13%) DataPower
6 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) EPoS
7 1 (1.06%) Handset
7 1 (1.06%) Ontologies
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
7 1 (1.06%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 63 (67.02%) Windows
2 35 (37.23%) Windows Server
3 27 (28.72%) Linux
4 23 (24.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (21.28%) Windows 7
5 20 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (8.51%) Windows XP
8 7 (7.45%) Unix
8 7 (7.45%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.19%) Android
9 3 (3.19%) CentOS
10 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.06%) AIX
11 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.57%) ITIL
2 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (7.45%) DevOps
4 6 (6.38%) Logistics
4 6 (6.38%) Project Management
5 5 (5.32%) Open Source
6 4 (4.26%) B2B
6 4 (4.26%) Change Control
6 4 (4.26%) Identity Management
6 4 (4.26%) Integration Testing
6 4 (4.26%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (4.26%) Web Development
7 3 (3.19%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.19%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (3.19%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.19%) Network Design
7 3 (3.19%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.19%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.19%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (3.19%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.51%) Java
3 5 (5.32%) PHP
3 5 (5.32%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.32%) SQL
4 4 (4.26%) VB
5 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.19%) Perl
6 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.13%) Python
7 1 (1.06%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (22.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (19.15%) MCSE
3 11 (11.70%) MCP
4 10 (10.64%) MCSA
4 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
4 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
5 9 (9.57%) Degree
6 7 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.38%) CCNA
7 6 (6.38%) DBS Check
8 4 (4.26%) CCNP
9 3 (3.19%) A+ Certification
10 2 (2.13%) HND
10 2 (2.13%) MCITP
10 2 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.06%) HNC
11 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.06%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) Def Stans
3 2 (2.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 36 (38.30%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.77%) vSphere
4 6 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.32%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (20.21%) WSUS
2 12 (12.77%) NetBackup
3 10 (10.64%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (7.45%) Backup Exec
4 7 (7.45%) Nagios
5 5 (5.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (5.32%) Sysprep
6 4 (4.26%) Cacti
6 4 (4.26%) Puppet
7 3 (3.19%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (3.19%) OpenView
8 2 (2.13%) Ansible
8 2 (2.13%) SCCM
8 2 (2.13%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.13%) yum
9 1 (1.06%) OPNET
9 1 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.66%) VMware
3 15 (15.96%) Citrix
4 13 (13.83%) HP
4 13 (13.83%) Red Hat
5 11 (11.70%) Intel Security
6 8 (8.51%) Cisco
6 8 (8.51%) CommVault
7 7 (7.45%) Oracle
8 5 (5.32%) F5
8 5 (5.32%) Rackspace
8 5 (5.32%) Symantec
9 4 (4.26%) Dell
9 4 (4.26%) RightFax
10 3 (3.19%) Cerner
10 3 (3.19%) EMC
10 3 (3.19%) NetQoS
10 3 (3.19%) Remedy
11 2 (2.13%) Ericsson
11 2 (2.13%) Nokia
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