The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Support Engineer
Rank 569 555 574
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 31 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.037% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.040% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 4
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£208 £393 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.13% +30.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £205 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £253 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.82% -36.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £22.88 £20.11 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.77% +54.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.98 £14.81 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.78 £23.21 £16.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £20.11 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+13.77% +57.68%

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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Windows Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Support Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Windows Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Windows Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Windows Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Support Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
England -7 26 £233 -40.76% 6
South East -1 12 £280 - 3
East of England -15 7 £218 - 1
Berkshire +15 6 £300 -
Reading - 6 £300 -
Surrey - 2 £268 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £210 -
West Sussex -1 1 £175 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £210 -
Gatwick - 1 £175 -
Essex - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
London - - - - 2
Loughton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
City of London - - - - 1

Windows Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer in their job title.

1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (66.10%) Windows 7
3 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
5 19 (32.20%) Windows 8
6 18 (30.51%) Active Directory
7 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (23.73%) VMware
8 14 (23.73%) SCCM
9 13 (22.03%) Citrix
9 13 (22.03%) ITIL
10 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
11 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (15.25%) Migration
12 9 (15.25%) Terminal Services
12 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (15.25%) DNS
12 9 (15.25%) MS Office
12 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
12 9 (15.25%) DHCP
12 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
13 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
13 8 (13.56%) MCP
13 8 (13.56%) HP
13 8 (13.56%) WMI
14 7 (11.86%) SLA
14 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
14 7 (11.86%) MCSE
15 6 (10.17%) LAN

Windows Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.39%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Office
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) DHCP
1 9 (15.25%) DNS
2 6 (10.17%) LAN
2 6 (10.17%) WAN
3 5 (8.47%) Firewall
4 4 (6.78%) SAN
4 4 (6.78%) Wireless
5 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.69%) SMS
6 1 (1.69%) VoIP
6 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.69%) MSI
General
1 4 (6.78%) Front Office
1 4 (6.78%) Back Office
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Publishing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
1 1 (1.69%) Middleware
1 1 (1.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
1 4 (6.78%) Statistics
2 3 (5.08%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.69%) iPhone
3 1 (1.69%) Open Source
3 1 (1.69%) iPad
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (66.10%) Windows 7
3 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (32.20%) Windows 8
5 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.17%) Linux
8 3 (5.08%) Android
9 2 (3.39%) UNIX
9 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.69%) CentOS
10 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Migration
3 5 (8.47%) Service Management
3 5 (8.47%) ITSM
3 5 (8.47%) Workflow
3 5 (8.47%) Software Deployment
4 4 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.08%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.08%) Time Management
6 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.39%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.69%) Content Management
7 1 (1.69%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.69%) CRM
7 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) SQL
1 3 (5.08%) R
2 1 (1.69%) C
2 1 (1.69%) Perl
2 1 (1.69%) VB
2 1 (1.69%) Korn
2 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.69%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
3 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
4 8 (13.56%) MCP
5 7 (11.86%) MCSE
6 5 (8.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (6.78%) Degree
8 3 (5.08%) CCA
8 3 (5.08%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.39%) CCNP
9 2 (3.39%) CCNA
9 2 (3.39%) HNC
10 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (30.51%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.25%) Terminal Services
4 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.08%) XenApp
5 3 (5.08%) XenServer
6 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.69%) vSphere
6 1 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) SCCM
2 8 (13.56%) WMI
3 2 (3.39%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.69%) Nagios
4 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.69%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.69%) WSUS
4 1 (1.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.73%) VMware
3 13 (22.03%) Citrix
4 8 (13.56%) HP
5 5 (8.47%) Cisco
6 3 (5.08%) Dell
7 2 (3.39%) Lotus
7 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.39%) McAfee
8 1 (1.69%) Sophos
8 1 (1.69%) Symantec
8 1 (1.69%) Altiris
8 1 (1.69%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.69%) Google
8 1 (1.69%) Isilon
8 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.69%) EMC
8 1 (1.69%) Veritas
8 1 (1.69%) Compaq
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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