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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 67 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 27 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.87% 2.43% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 2.63% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 13
Average daily rate
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£175 £225 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £148 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £326 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £205 £228
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% +13.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
1328 1177 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.09% 92.17% 91.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 707 675
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 45 61
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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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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
Guildford +2 7 £325 +116.66% 10
Leatherhead -19 4 £400 +170.84% 2
Staines -3 2 - -
Woking 0 1 - - 2
Egham -10 1 - -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 44 (70.97%) Windows
2 22 (35.48%) Active Directory
3 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 19 (30.65%) Windows 7
5 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
6 14 (22.58%) Lync
7 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
7 13 (20.97%) MS Office
8 11 (17.74%) ITIL
9 9 (14.52%) SQL
9 9 (14.52%) SLA
9 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (12.90%) Citrix
10 8 (12.90%) HND
10 8 (12.90%) VMware
10 8 (12.90%) SCOM
11 7 (11.29%) Linux
11 7 (11.29%) Perl
11 7 (11.29%) Cisco
11 7 (11.29%) Windows XP
12 6 (9.68%) UNIX
12 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (9.68%) HP
12 6 (9.68%) MySQL
12 6 (9.68%) Oracle
12 6 (9.68%) Project Management
12 6 (9.68%) CCNA
12 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (9.68%) Back Office

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
2 14 (22.58%) Lync
3 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.61%) CMS
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) MS Office
1 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (8.06%) DHCP
2 5 (8.06%) VPN
2 5 (8.06%) DNS
3 4 (6.45%) LAN
3 4 (6.45%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.84%) Firewall
5 2 (3.23%) Network Security
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.23%) 3G
5 2 (3.23%) VoIP
5 2 (3.23%) WAN
6 1 (1.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) MySQL
1 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) DTS
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (1.61%) JIRA
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.61%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.61%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (9.68%) Back Office
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Finance
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) HTML
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) CSS
2 2 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.61%) jQuery
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Ontologies
2 4 (6.45%) PKI
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.61%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (70.97%) Windows
2 19 (30.65%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.29%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Windows XP
4 6 (9.68%) UNIX
4 6 (9.68%) Windows 8
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) ITIL
2 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (9.68%) Project Management
2 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
3 4 (6.45%) Change Management
3 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (4.84%) Patch Management
4 3 (4.84%) CRM
5 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.23%) Migration
5 2 (3.23%) Network Design
5 2 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.23%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.61%) DevOps
6 1 (1.61%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (1.61%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.61%) Web Development
6 1 (1.61%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) Perl
3 6 (9.68%) Korn
4 2 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) VBScript
5 1 (1.61%) VB
5 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.61%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) VB6
5 1 (1.61%) Ruby
5 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.90%) HND
3 6 (9.68%) CCNA
3 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.06%) MCP
4 5 (8.06%) MCSE
4 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.06%) CCNP
5 4 (6.45%) MCSA
5 4 (6.45%) Degree
5 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (3.23%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.61%) MCITP
8 1 (1.61%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.61%) MCAD
8 1 (1.61%) MCSD
8 1 (1.61%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 22 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (1.61%) vCloud
3 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SCOM
2 6 (9.68%) OPNET
3 4 (6.45%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 4 (6.45%) WSUS
3 4 (6.45%) SCVMM
3 4 (6.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (6.45%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.61%) Rundeck
4 1 (1.61%) Kibana
4 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.61%) Puppet
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Citrix
2 8 (12.90%) VMware
3 7 (11.29%) Cisco
4 6 (9.68%) HP
4 6 (9.68%) Oracle
4 6 (9.68%) Greenplum
4 6 (9.68%) Talend
4 6 (9.68%) Cerion
5 4 (6.45%) Veritas
5 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.45%) Sophos
6 3 (4.84%) LANDesk
7 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.23%) Dell
7 2 (3.23%) Avaya
8 1 (1.61%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.61%) Nokia
8 1 (1.61%) IBM
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