The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Junior Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior Support Engineer
Rank 648 651 625
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Support Engineer 5 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.013% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £110 £103 £80
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +28.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £103 £150
% change year-on-year
- -31.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+22.00% +19.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51261 55415 53407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33404 35221 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2084 2091
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Junior Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Junior Support Engineer in the job title.

Junior Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior Support Engineer within the UK.

Junior Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior Support Engineer within the UK.

Junior Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Junior Support Engineer
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +1 5 £110 +7.31% 8
London -9 3 £110 - 4
East of England - 2 - -
City of London +25 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

Junior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Junior 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 featuring Junior Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
3 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) Degree

Junior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix