The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had PC Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PC Support Engineer
Rank 632 626 613
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs requiring a PC Support Engineer 8 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.025% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.026% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Median daily rate £138 £135 £108
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £135 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £170 £160
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £135 -
% change year-on-year
+51.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.65%

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
50938 53139 51380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 33356 31629
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 2051 2085
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

PC Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PC Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PC Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

PC Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PC Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PC Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PC 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 PC Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
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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 -5 8 £138 +2.22%
London 0 6 £138 -16.36%
South East +1 1 £205 +26.15%
Surrey -6 1 £205 -
North East - 1 - -
Northwood - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -

PC Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, PC 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 PC Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) NHS
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) C
4 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) MCSA
6 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (16.67%) MCITP
6 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (16.67%) SCCM
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (8.33%) Back Office
7 1 (8.33%) Apple
7 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
7 1 (8.33%) CCA

PC 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCSA
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCA
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Veeam
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas