The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 623 641 625
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 34 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.035% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.037% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 4
Median daily rate £294 £200 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% -41.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £163 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £200 £425
% change year-on-year
+65.62% -52.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.35 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.74 £31.50 £19.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%

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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Senior Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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 +39 30 £275 +37.50% 11
South East +19 9 £405 +37.87% 4
Yorkshire +13 7 £258 +28.75% 1
London -2 6 £225 -23.40% 1
Northallerton - 5 £258 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £258 - 1
Berkshire +7 3 £160 -1.53% 1
East of England +4 3 £188 -6.25% 1
Hampshire - 3 £375 -
South West - 3 £400 -
Belfast - 3 - -
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
County Antrim - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
Swindon - 2 £400 -
Surrey - 2 £435 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £400 -
Reading +14 1 £160 -67.67% 1
Scotland +10 1 £350 +16.66% 1
Leeds +8 1 - -
West Yorkshire +5 1 - -
Hertfordshire -1 1 £188 -6.25%
South Yorkshire -2 1 - -
Sheffield -2 1 - -
East Midlands -8 1 - - 1
West Midlands -22 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Stafford - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -

Senior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Senior 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 Senior Support Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (83.33%) Windows
2 30 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 19 (31.67%) VMware
5 18 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 16 (26.67%) MS Office
7 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 15 (25.00%) Firewall
8 14 (23.33%) SLA
9 13 (21.67%) DNS
9 13 (21.67%) DHCP
9 13 (21.67%) SCCM
10 11 (18.33%) Office 365
10 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (18.33%) Cisco
11 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 10 (16.67%) VPN
11 10 (16.67%) Apple
11 10 (16.67%) CheckPoint
11 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (15.00%) Wireshark
12 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (13.33%) Citrix
13 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (13.33%) Juniper
13 8 (13.33%) SAN
13 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
13 8 (13.33%) ITIL
13 8 (13.33%) MS Visio

Senior 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 5 (8.33%) IIS
1 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (26.67%) MS Office
2 8 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Office 365
2 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.00%) IaaS
3 3 (5.00%) PaaS
4 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) Firewall
2 13 (21.67%) DHCP
2 13 (21.67%) DNS
3 10 (16.67%) VPN
4 9 (15.00%) Wireshark
5 8 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (13.33%) Junos
5 8 (13.33%) SAN
5 8 (13.33%) tcpdump
6 7 (11.67%) Network Security
6 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
7 6 (10.00%) Internet
8 4 (6.67%) IP Telephony
8 4 (6.67%) Wireless
9 3 (5.00%) LDAP
9 3 (5.00%) NAS
10 2 (3.33%) Intranet
10 2 (3.33%) LAN
10 2 (3.33%) NetScaler
10 2 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.33%) OLAP
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.67%) UniData
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Maven
1 1 (1.67%) MSI
1 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Back Office
2 1 (1.67%) Banking
2 1 (1.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) Core Data
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) Java EE
2 2 (3.33%) RESTful
2 2 (3.33%) SOAP
2 2 (3.33%) XML
2 2 (3.33%) XSLT
3 1 (1.67%) ADO
3 1 (1.67%) Ajax
3 1 (1.67%) EJB
3 1 (1.67%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.67%) JPA
3 1 (1.67%) jQuery
3 1 (1.67%) RAML
3 1 (1.67%) Swagger
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) BYOD
2 3 (5.00%) Clustering
2 3 (5.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) CCTV
4 1 (1.67%) DataPower
4 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.67%) iPhone
4 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (83.33%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (11.67%) Linux
7 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.67%) Windows Vista
9 3 (5.00%) Android
9 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
9 3 (5.00%) Unix
9 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
10 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
10 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.33%) VMS
10 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 8 (13.33%) ITIL
3 5 (8.33%) Change Control
4 4 (6.67%) Change Management
4 4 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.00%) DevOps
5 3 (5.00%) Fault Analysis
5 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (5.00%) Workflow
6 2 (3.33%) Coaching
6 2 (3.33%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.33%) SDLC
6 2 (3.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) Java
2 3 (5.00%) Perl
3 2 (3.33%) C
3 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.33%) CCNA
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.67%) CCIE
6 1 (1.67%) CCNP
6 1 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.67%) vSphere
4 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.00%) vCloud
5 3 (5.00%) XenApp
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.67%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.67%) KVM
7 1 (1.67%) UAG
7 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) SCOM
2 2 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.67%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.67%) Control-M
3 1 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.67%) VMware
3 11 (18.33%) Cisco
4 10 (16.67%) Apple
4 10 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 8 (13.33%) Citrix
5 8 (13.33%) Juniper
6 4 (6.67%) Avaya
7 3 (5.00%) Dell
8 2 (3.33%) CA
8 2 (3.33%) F5
8 2 (3.33%) MobileIron
8 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.67%) Adobe
9 1 (1.67%) Imperva
9 1 (1.67%) NetApp
9 1 (1.67%) Novell
9 1 (1.67%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.67%) Sonus
9 1 (1.67%) SunGard
Staines, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
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