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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 58 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 31 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.39% 1.95% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 2.12% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 16
Average daily rate
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£225 £288 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £153 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £225 £246
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.58 £17.80 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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
1197 1178 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.15% 92.03% 91.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 690 572
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 61 103
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.50 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Woking +2 5 £320 - 2
Guildford +9 4 £150 -33.33% 1
Leatherhead - 2 £148 - 1
Camberley - 2 - - 1
Staines - 1 £210 - 2
Weybridge - 1 - -
Dorking - 1 - -
Egham - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 £570 -
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Redhill - - - - 2
Reigate - - - - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 45 (77.59%) Windows
2 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
2 23 (39.66%) Active Directory
3 22 (37.93%) Windows 7
4 18 (31.03%) MS Office
5 15 (25.86%) Windows XP
6 14 (24.14%) VMware
7 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (20.69%) Cisco
8 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
8 10 (17.24%) Firewall
9 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
9 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
9 8 (13.79%) Citrix
10 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint
10 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (12.07%) LAN
10 7 (12.07%) WAN
10 7 (12.07%) ITIL
10 7 (12.07%) Blackberry
10 7 (12.07%) Windows 8
11 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
11 6 (10.34%) Linux
11 6 (10.34%) Juniper
11 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (10.34%) CCNP
11 6 (10.34%) DNS
11 6 (10.34%) UNIX
12 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.17%) IBM Notes
2 3 (5.17%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.72%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (31.03%) MS Office
2 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) Firewall
2 7 (12.07%) LAN
2 7 (12.07%) WAN
3 6 (10.34%) DNS
4 4 (6.90%) BIG-IP
4 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.17%) DHCP
5 3 (5.17%) SAN
5 3 (5.17%) 3G
6 2 (3.45%) HSPA
6 2 (3.45%) LTE
6 2 (3.45%) 4G
6 2 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.72%) SSL
7 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.72%) VPN
7 1 (1.72%) VoIP
7 1 (1.72%) LDAP
7 1 (1.72%) Broadband
7 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Introscope
General
1 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Law
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Middleware
1 1 (1.72%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.17%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.72%) iPhone
3 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.72%) Open Source
3 1 (1.72%) DTV
3 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (77.59%) Windows
2 22 (37.93%) Windows 7
3 15 (25.86%) Windows XP
4 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.07%) Windows 8
6 6 (10.34%) UNIX
6 6 (10.34%) Linux
7 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (6.90%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.45%) CentOS
10 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.07%) ITIL
2 4 (6.90%) Network Design
3 2 (3.45%) Migration
3 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
3 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
3 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
3 2 (3.45%) Project Management
3 2 (3.45%) Service Management
3 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.45%) Change Management
3 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.72%) Project Planning
4 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.72%) ITSM
4 1 (1.72%) Workflow
4 1 (1.72%) MOF
4 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL V2
4 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) Java
2 2 (3.45%) Perl
2 2 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) Python
3 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.72%) Groovy
3 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) CCNP
1 6 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.90%) MCSE
2 4 (6.90%) CCIE
3 3 (5.17%) Check Point Certification
3 3 (5.17%) MCP
4 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) MCITP
4 2 (3.45%) CCSA
4 2 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.72%) CCSE
5 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (39.66%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) XenApp
4 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.45%) vSphere
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (1.72%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.14%) VMware
3 12 (20.69%) Cisco
4 8 (13.79%) Citrix
5 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint
6 6 (10.34%) Juniper
7 4 (6.90%) F5
8 3 (5.17%) JBoss
8 3 (5.17%) LANDesk
8 3 (5.17%) WatchGuard
8 3 (5.17%) Kaspersky
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle
8 3 (5.17%) Ericsson
8 3 (5.17%) Lotus
9 2 (3.45%) Apple
9 2 (3.45%) Symantec
9 2 (3.45%) HP
9 2 (3.45%) Huawei
10 1 (1.72%) Veeam
10 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
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