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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 52 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 52 41 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.90% 2.96% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 3.12% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 14
Median daily rate £260 £275 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +124.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £234 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £380 £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £259 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+15.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £28.85 £16.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.10 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.60% +3.22%
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
1284 1316 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 96.18% 95.16% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 707 791
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 66 77
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -25.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.07 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
Leatherhead -14 13 £450 - 1
Woking +1 6 £425 +70.00% 5
Redhill 0 5 £340 - 1
Guildford -4 5 £288 -4.16% 3
Egham +5 3 £69 -
Epsom +2 3 £190 -
Camberley -13 2 £253 -2.88%
Weybridge -4 1 - - 2
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 67 (58.77%) Windows
2 49 (42.98%) Active Directory
3 44 (38.60%) Windows Server
4 38 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 38 (33.33%) VMware
5 34 (29.82%) Linux
6 28 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (23.68%) MS Excel
8 26 (22.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (20.18%) MS Office
11 22 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (19.30%) MS Exchange
11 22 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (19.30%) Data Centre
12 20 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (16.67%) WSUS
13 19 (16.67%) SAN
13 19 (16.67%) MCSE
14 18 (15.79%) Red Hat
14 18 (15.79%) Driving Licence
15 17 (14.91%) vSphere
15 17 (14.91%) HP
15 17 (14.91%) Apache
16 16 (14.04%) Citrix
16 16 (14.04%) Windows 7
17 15 (13.16%) LAN
17 15 (13.16%) SLA
17 15 (13.16%) NetBackup
17 15 (13.16%) SC Cleared

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 22 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.91%) Apache
3 6 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.39%) JBoss
4 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.51%) IIS
6 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 23 (20.18%) MS Office
3 5 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.67%) SAN
2 15 (13.16%) LAN
3 13 (11.40%) TCP/IP
4 12 (10.53%) Firewall
5 11 (9.65%) LDAP
6 9 (7.89%) DHCP
6 9 (7.89%) Reverse Proxy
6 9 (7.89%) WAN
7 8 (7.02%) VPN
8 7 (6.14%) DNS
8 7 (6.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (4.39%) SSH
9 5 (4.39%) Unified Communications
9 5 (4.39%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (4.39%) Wireless
10 4 (3.51%) HTTPS
10 4 (3.51%) MPLS
10 4 (3.51%) VoIP
10 4 (3.51%) Wireshark
11 3 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.14%) MySQL
3 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.75%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) JUnit
1 6 (5.26%) Subversion
2 4 (3.51%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.51%) IntelliJ
2 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.51%) Maven
3 2 (1.75%) Ant
3 2 (1.75%) Burp Suite
3 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.75%) GitLab
3 2 (1.75%) Jasmine
3 2 (1.75%) Sinon.JS
3 2 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (4.39%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Back Office
2 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Automotive
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Military
4 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.40%) SAML
2 12 (10.53%) Web Services
3 11 (9.65%) XML
4 6 (5.26%) LAMP
5 4 (3.51%) ELK Stack
5 4 (3.51%) Java EE
6 3 (2.63%) .NET
6 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.63%) CSS
6 3 (2.63%) EDI
6 3 (2.63%) HTML
7 2 (1.75%) J2EE
7 2 (1.75%) JDBC
8 1 (0.88%) ODBC
8 1 (0.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) Data Centre
2 18 (15.79%) Driving Licence
3 14 (12.28%) PKI
4 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.14%) Blackberry
5 7 (6.14%) Cryptography
6 5 (4.39%) NHS
7 4 (3.51%) Clustering
8 3 (2.63%) e-Health
9 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.75%) DataPower
10 1 (0.88%) BYOD
10 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.88%) Handset
10 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.88%) User Experience
10 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (58.77%) Windows
2 44 (38.60%) Windows Server
3 34 (29.82%) Linux
4 26 (22.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (21.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (14.04%) Windows 7
9 12 (10.53%) Unix
9 12 (10.53%) Windows XP
10 7 (6.14%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.51%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.63%) AIX
12 3 (2.63%) CentOS
13 2 (1.75%) Solaris
14 1 (0.88%) Android
14 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
2 11 (9.65%) ITIL
3 10 (8.77%) Identity Management
3 10 (8.77%) Integration Testing
4 9 (7.89%) DevOps
5 7 (6.14%) Service Delivery
5 7 (6.14%) Service Management
6 6 (5.26%) Web Development
7 5 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.39%) Logistics
7 5 (4.39%) Open Source
7 5 (4.39%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.51%) B2B
8 4 (3.51%) Change Control
9 3 (2.63%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.63%) Network Design
9 3 (2.63%) Patch Management
9 3 (2.63%) Time Management
10 2 (1.75%) Load Balancing
10 2 (1.75%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.28%) SQL
2 13 (11.40%) Shell Script
3 11 (9.65%) Java
4 10 (8.77%) PowerShell
5 9 (7.89%) PHP
6 6 (5.26%) Perl
7 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.51%) Python
7 4 (3.51%) VB
8 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.75%) AWK
9 2 (1.75%) Korn
9 2 (1.75%) sed
Qualifications
1 22 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (16.67%) MCSE
3 15 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
4 13 (11.40%) MCSA
5 10 (8.77%) MCP
6 8 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (6.14%) CCNA
7 7 (6.14%) DBS Check
8 6 (5.26%) Degree
9 5 (4.39%) CCNP
10 2 (1.75%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.88%) HNC
11 1 (0.88%) HND
11 1 (0.88%) MCDST
11 1 (0.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.16%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) FIPS 140-2
2 2 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (42.98%) Active Directory
2 28 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (14.91%) vSphere
4 13 (11.40%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.39%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.51%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.63%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (16.67%) WSUS
2 15 (13.16%) NetBackup
3 12 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (7.89%) Backup Exec
5 7 (6.14%) Nagios
5 7 (6.14%) SCCM
6 6 (5.26%) Ansible
6 6 (5.26%) Puppet
7 5 (4.39%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (3.51%) Cacti
8 4 (3.51%) Sysprep
8 4 (3.51%) yum
9 3 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
9 3 (2.63%) OpenView
9 3 (2.63%) Simpana
9 3 (2.63%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.88%) SCOM
11 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 38 (33.33%) VMware
2 18 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 17 (14.91%) HP
4 16 (14.04%) Citrix
5 14 (12.28%) Intel Security
6 13 (11.40%) Cisco
7 11 (9.65%) CommVault
8 9 (7.89%) Oracle
9 7 (6.14%) Intel
10 6 (5.26%) EMC
10 6 (5.26%) Rackspace
10 6 (5.26%) Remedy
10 6 (5.26%) Symantec
11 5 (4.39%) F5
11 5 (4.39%) ThinPrint
12 4 (3.51%) Dell
12 4 (3.51%) RightFax
13 3 (2.63%) Altiris
13 3 (2.63%) Cerner