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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 52 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 40 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.36% 2.08% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 2.20% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 17
Median daily rate £205 £175 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £95 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £370 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £208 £211
% change year-on-year
+25.30% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.82 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.15% +5.43%
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
1145 1321 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 96.22% 94.63% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 769 719
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% +14.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 50
Median hourly rate £27.31 £24.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.80% +41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 August 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 30 August 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 +10 8 £375 +15.38% 6
Leatherhead +13 4 £475 +18.89%
Chertsey - 4 £150 -
Egham +9 3 £145 -
Woking 0 2 £500 +194.11% 2
Redhill - 2 £175 -
Weybridge - 2 £160 - 2
Addlestone - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £245 -
Farnham - 1 £105 -
Reigate - 1 £263 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £140 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 53 (61.63%) Windows
2 37 (43.02%) Active Directory
3 27 (31.40%) Windows Server
4 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
5 22 (25.58%) MS Office
6 21 (24.42%) Windows 7
7 19 (22.09%) VMware
8 18 (20.93%) ITIL
8 18 (20.93%) Linux
9 16 (18.60%) MS Excel
10 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
11 14 (16.28%) Windows XP
12 13 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (15.12%) Citrix
12 13 (15.12%) MS Exchange
13 11 (12.79%) Cisco
13 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared
13 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
14 10 (11.63%) Skype
14 10 (11.63%) Data Centre
14 10 (11.63%) Skype for Business
14 10 (11.63%) Shell Script
14 10 (11.63%) Blackberry
15 9 (10.47%) Red Hat
15 9 (10.47%) Firewall
15 9 (10.47%) Apache
15 9 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (10.47%) Windows 10
16 8 (9.30%) Windows 8
16 8 (9.30%) SCCM

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 13 (15.12%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.63%) Skype for Business
3 9 (10.47%) Apache
4 6 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.65%) IBM Notes
7 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.49%) JBoss
7 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.16%) CMS
9 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (25.58%) MS Office
2 16 (18.60%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.98%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.16%) InDesign
5 1 (1.16%) MS Project
5 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Sage X3
1 1 (1.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.63%) Skype
3 9 (10.47%) Firewall
4 8 (9.30%) DNS
5 7 (8.14%) VPN
6 6 (6.98%) LAN
6 6 (6.98%) SAN
6 6 (6.98%) WAN
7 5 (5.81%) DHCP
7 5 (5.81%) LDAP
7 5 (5.81%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (5.81%) SSH
8 4 (4.65%) Ethernet
8 4 (4.65%) Internet
9 3 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.49%) FTP
9 3 (3.49%) Unified Communications
9 3 (3.49%) Wireless
10 2 (2.33%) Network Security
10 2 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) MySQL
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.33%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) JUnit
1 4 (4.65%) Subversion
2 2 (2.33%) Ant
2 2 (2.33%) Burp Suite
2 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.33%) GitLab
2 2 (2.33%) IntelliJ
2 2 (2.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.33%) Maven
2 2 (2.33%) Sinon.JS
2 2 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.16%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (4.65%) Korean Language
2 3 (3.49%) Finance
3 1 (1.16%) Advertising
3 1 (1.16%) Games
3 1 (1.16%) Legal
3 1 (1.16%) Local Government
3 1 (1.16%) Marketing
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) SAML
1 7 (8.14%) XML
2 4 (4.65%) LAMP
2 4 (4.65%) Web Services
3 2 (2.33%) .NET
3 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.33%) CSS
3 2 (2.33%) EDI
3 2 (2.33%) HTML
3 2 (2.33%) J2EE
3 2 (2.33%) Java EE
3 2 (2.33%) JDBC
4 1 (1.16%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Blackberry
1 10 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.14%) Driving Licence
3 6 (6.98%) PKI
4 3 (3.49%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.33%) BYOD
5 2 (2.33%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.16%) iPad
6 1 (1.16%) iPhone
6 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.16%) Social Media
6 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (61.63%) Windows
2 27 (31.40%) Windows Server
3 21 (24.42%) Windows 7
4 18 (20.93%) Linux
5 14 (16.28%) Windows XP
6 9 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (10.47%) Windows 10
7 8 (9.30%) Windows 8
8 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (6.98%) Unix
10 4 (4.65%) Windows NT
10 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.33%) Solaris
12 1 (1.16%) AIX
12 1 (1.16%) Android
12 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.16%) CentOS
12 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) ITIL
2 8 (9.30%) Service Management
3 6 (6.98%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (5.81%) Identity Management
4 5 (5.81%) ITSM
4 5 (5.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (4.65%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.65%) Integration Testing
5 4 (4.65%) Software Licensing
6 3 (3.49%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.49%) Migration
7 2 (2.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.33%) DevOps
7 2 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.33%) Scrum
7 2 (2.33%) Server Building
7 2 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.63%) Shell Script
2 7 (8.14%) Java
3 6 (6.98%) PHP
3 6 (6.98%) SQL
4 5 (5.81%) Perl
4 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.49%) Python
6 2 (2.33%) AWK
6 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.33%) Korn
6 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared
1 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
4 2 (2.33%) MCSA
4 2 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.16%) MCDST
5 1 (1.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (43.02%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (5.81%) vSphere
4 4 (4.65%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.33%) Docker
5 2 (2.33%) vCloud
5 2 (2.33%) XenApp
6 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) SCCM
2 4 (4.65%) Ansible
2 4 (4.65%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.49%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.49%) Puppet
4 2 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.33%) yum
5 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.16%) SCOM
5 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.09%) VMware
3 13 (15.12%) Citrix
4 11 (12.79%) Cisco
5 9 (10.47%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.98%) HP
7 5 (5.81%) Oracle
8 4 (4.65%) Apple
8 4 (4.65%) Lotus
8 4 (4.65%) Meraki
8 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow
8 4 (4.65%) Symantec
9 3 (3.49%) Intel
9 3 (3.49%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.49%) ThinPrint
10 2 (2.33%) Adobe
10 2 (2.33%) Dell
10 2 (2.33%) IBM
10 2 (2.33%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.33%) Remedy