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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 44 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 50 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.32% 2.13% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 2.34% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 16
Average daily rate
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£160 £240 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £128 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £274 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £228 £230
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -22.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £12.50 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.20 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.89
% change year-on-year
- -8.71%
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
1397 1195 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.64% 91.01% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 691 643
Average daily rate £360 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
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 68 70 115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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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
Cobham - 13 - -
Farnham -2 5 £110 -26.66%
Guildford -9 5 - - 4
Camberley - 2 £338 -
Chertsey - 2 - -
Reigate - 2 - - 2
Weybridge - 1 £170 -
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Redhill - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
Shepperton - - - -
Staines - - - - 2
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 65 (70.65%) Windows
2 36 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 27 (29.35%) VMware
4 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
5 23 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 23 (25.00%) ITIL
6 22 (23.91%) MS Office
7 19 (20.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (18.48%) MS Excel
9 16 (17.39%) Apple
9 16 (17.39%) Windows XP
10 15 (16.30%) Cisco
10 15 (16.30%) Citrix
11 14 (15.22%) MS Exchange
11 14 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (14.13%) Degree
13 12 (13.04%) HP
13 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (13.04%) Firewall
14 11 (11.96%) SLA
14 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (11.96%) WAN
15 10 (10.87%) MCSE
15 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
16 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (9.78%) LAN
16 9 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
17 8 (8.70%) Finance
17 8 (8.70%) CCNA
17 8 (8.70%) VPN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.26%) Lync
4 3 (3.26%) Apache
4 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.26%) JBoss
5 2 (2.17%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.09%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.09%) Node.js
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.09%) IIS
6 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.09%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 22 (23.91%) MS Office
2 17 (18.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.09%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) Firewall
2 11 (11.96%) WAN
3 9 (9.78%) LAN
4 8 (8.70%) VPN
5 7 (7.61%) DNS
6 5 (5.43%) SAN
6 5 (5.43%) Wireless
6 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.35%) Internet
7 4 (4.35%) 3G
7 4 (4.35%) DHCP
8 3 (3.26%) VoIP
8 3 (3.26%) OSPF
8 3 (3.26%) BGP
8 3 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.17%) Network Security
9 2 (2.17%) 2G
9 2 (2.17%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.09%) FTP
10 1 (1.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.09%) MS Access
3 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Introscope
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.17%) Back Office
3 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Publishing
4 1 (1.09%) Military
4 1 (1.09%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.09%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) HTML
1 1 (1.09%) .NET
1 1 (1.09%) CSS
1 1 (1.09%) Middleware
1 1 (1.09%) X-Windows
1 1 (1.09%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
1 3 (3.26%) Clustering
1 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.17%) Hedge funds
2 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.09%) Statistics
3 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.09%) Open Source
3 1 (1.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 65 (70.65%) Windows
2 23 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 19 (20.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.39%) Windows XP
5 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.70%) Windows 8
7 8 (8.70%) Linux
8 5 (5.43%) UNIX
9 3 (3.26%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.26%) CentOS
10 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
3 3 (3.26%) Configuration Management
3 3 (3.26%) Service Management
3 3 (3.26%) Change Management
3 3 (3.26%) Network Design
4 2 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (2.17%) Migration
4 2 (2.17%) Information Security
4 2 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (2.17%) Project Management
4 2 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.17%) Service Delivery
4 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2
4 2 (2.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.09%) Release Management
5 1 (1.09%) System Testing
5 1 (1.09%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (2.17%) Java
2 2 (2.17%) Perl
2 2 (2.17%) PHP
3 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.09%) Python
3 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.09%) Groovy
3 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Degree
2 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.87%) MCSE
4 9 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (8.70%) CCNA
6 6 (6.52%) MCSA
6 6 (6.52%) MCP
7 5 (5.43%) CCNP
8 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.17%) MCITP
9 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.09%) HNC
10 1 (1.09%) HND
10 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 36 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.26%) XenApp
6 2 (2.17%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.17%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.17%) vSphere
7 1 (1.09%) Firmware
7 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) SCCM
2 4 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.17%) Control-M
4 1 (1.09%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.09%) WSUS
4 1 (1.09%) SCOM
4 1 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.09%) Puppet
4 1 (1.09%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.09%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 27 (29.35%) VMware
2 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.39%) Apple
4 15 (16.30%) Cisco
4 15 (16.30%) Citrix
5 12 (13.04%) HP
6 5 (5.43%) Oracle
7 3 (3.26%) IBM
7 3 (3.26%) Ericsson
7 3 (3.26%) LANDesk
7 3 (3.26%) Altiris
8 2 (2.17%) NEC
8 2 (2.17%) Symantec
8 2 (2.17%) Remedy
8 2 (2.17%) Nokia
8 2 (2.17%) Lotus
8 2 (2.17%) Juniper
8 2 (2.17%) BMC
9 1 (1.09%) CA
9 1 (1.09%) Avaya
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