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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 42 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 56 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.66% 2.48% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 2.66% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 20
Average daily rate
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£170 £158 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £125 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £254 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £234 £225
% change year-on-year
-2.67% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 9
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.46 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £13.99 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
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
1422 1242 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.82% 93.45% 91.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 763 646
Average daily rate £380 £365 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 70 103
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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 - 12 £300 -
Camberley - 6 £338 - 1
Farnham +4 5 £110 -26.66% 1
Guildford -17 3 - - 2
Reigate -6 1 - - 1
Chertsey - 1 - - 1
Weybridge - 1 £170 -
Leatherhead - 1 - - 3
Redhill - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Woking - - - - 2
Shepperton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 64 (73.56%) Windows
2 37 (42.53%) Active Directory
3 26 (29.89%) VMware
3 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
4 25 (28.74%) Windows 7
5 24 (27.59%) MS Office
6 20 (22.99%) ITIL
7 19 (21.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (20.69%) MS Excel
9 16 (18.39%) Windows XP
10 15 (17.24%) MS Exchange
10 15 (17.24%) Citrix
11 14 (16.09%) Apple
12 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (13.79%) HP
14 11 (12.64%) SLA
14 11 (12.64%) Cisco
14 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (12.64%) Degree
15 10 (11.49%) MCSE
16 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
16 9 (10.34%) WAN
16 9 (10.34%) DNS
16 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (9.20%) Windows 8
17 8 (9.20%) Firewall
17 8 (9.20%) Finance
18 7 (8.05%) LAN
18 7 (8.05%) MCP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 15 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.45%) JBoss
4 3 (3.45%) Apache
4 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.45%) Lync
5 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.30%) IIS
5 2 (2.30%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.15%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.15%) Node.js
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.15%) WorkSite
Applications
1 24 (27.59%) MS Office
2 18 (20.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.15%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) WAN
1 9 (10.34%) DNS
2 8 (9.20%) Firewall
3 7 (8.05%) LAN
4 6 (6.90%) DHCP
5 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.75%) VPN
6 4 (4.60%) SAN
6 4 (4.60%) Wireless
6 4 (4.60%) 3G
7 3 (3.45%) Internet
7 3 (3.45%) VoIP
8 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.30%) 2G
9 1 (1.15%) SSL
9 1 (1.15%) LDAP
9 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.15%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (1.15%) 4G
9 1 (1.15%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.15%) MS Access
3 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Introscope
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Military
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) Middleware
1 1 (1.15%) X-Windows
1 1 (1.15%) HTML
1 1 (1.15%) .NET
1 1 (1.15%) CSS
1 1 (1.15%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) Clustering
3 2 (2.30%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.15%) DTV
4 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.15%) Open Source
4 1 (1.15%) iPad
4 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.15%) Statistics
4 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 64 (73.56%) Windows
2 25 (28.74%) Windows 7
3 19 (21.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (18.39%) Windows XP
5 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (9.20%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.75%) Linux
9 3 (3.45%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.45%) UNIX
10 2 (2.30%) CentOS
11 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) ITIL
2 4 (4.60%) Incident Management
3 3 (3.45%) Service Management
3 3 (3.45%) Service Delivery
3 3 (3.45%) Change Management
3 3 (3.45%) Network Design
4 2 (2.30%) Load Balancing
4 2 (2.30%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2
4 2 (2.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.30%) Migration
4 2 (2.30%) Information Security
4 2 (2.30%) Project Management
4 2 (2.30%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.15%) MOF
5 1 (1.15%) Workflow
5 1 (1.15%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.15%) ITSM
5 1 (1.15%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) Perl
2 2 (2.30%) PHP
2 2 (2.30%) Java
3 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.15%) C
3 1 (1.15%) Python
3 1 (1.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (12.64%) Degree
2 10 (11.49%) MCSE
3 7 (8.05%) MCP
4 6 (6.90%) MCSA
5 5 (5.75%) CCNA
5 5 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) MCITP
7 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) CCNP
8 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 37 (42.53%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.75%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.60%) XenApp
4 4 (4.60%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.30%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.30%) vSphere
5 2 (2.30%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) SCCM
2 4 (4.60%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.30%) Control-M
4 1 (1.15%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.15%) Puppet
4 1 (1.15%) Casper Suite
4 1 (1.15%) WSUS
4 1 (1.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) VMware
1 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.24%) Citrix
3 14 (16.09%) Apple
4 12 (13.79%) HP
5 11 (12.64%) Cisco
6 4 (4.60%) Oracle
7 3 (3.45%) Ericsson
7 3 (3.45%) IBM
7 3 (3.45%) Altiris
8 2 (2.30%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.30%) Juniper
8 2 (2.30%) Nokia
8 2 (2.30%) Lotus
8 2 (2.30%) BMC
8 2 (2.30%) NEC
8 2 (2.30%) Symantec
8 2 (2.30%) Remedy
9 1 (1.15%) McAfee
9 1 (1.15%) Sophos
Camberley, Surrey
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Rate: £12.5 - £15.5 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago