The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Sussex region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 40 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 13 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.54% 2.76% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 2.86% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 5
Median daily rate £370 £325 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £105 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £355 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £220 £240
% change year-on-year
-20.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £9.25 £13.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.84% -16.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +1.69%
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 West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
495 664 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.87% 96.37% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 419 247
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 25
Median hourly rate £34.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.20 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Sussex region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Engineer across the West Sussex region.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer across the West Sussex region.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Crawley +21 10 £370 +9.62% 1
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 across the West Sussex region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (60.71%) Middleware
2 16 (57.14%) WebCenter
2 16 (57.14%) High Availability
2 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 16 (57.14%) Perl
2 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 16 (57.14%) WebLogic
3 13 (46.43%) E-Commerce
4 11 (39.29%) Unix
4 11 (39.29%) Apache
4 11 (39.29%) Service Management
5 10 (35.71%) ITIL
6 9 (32.14%) Tomcat
6 9 (32.14%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) J2EE
7 8 (28.57%) Solaris
7 8 (28.57%) Internet
8 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 6 (21.43%) DNS
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 6 (21.43%) Windows
9 5 (17.86%) MS Office
9 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
9 5 (17.86%) VMware
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (14.29%) NAS
10 4 (14.29%) F5
10 4 (14.29%) Office 365

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 16 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 11 (39.29%) Apache
3 9 (32.14%) Tomcat
4 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Internet
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) DHCP
3 4 (14.29%) Intranet
3 4 (14.29%) NAS
4 3 (10.71%) ADSL
4 3 (10.71%) Firewall
4 3 (10.71%) Network Security
4 3 (10.71%) Skype
4 3 (10.71%) SSL
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) LDAP
6 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) Middleware
2 16 (57.14%) WebCenter
3 8 (28.57%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Unix
2 9 (32.14%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Solaris
4 6 (21.43%) Windows
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
7 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
7 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
8 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) High Availability
2 13 (46.43%) E-Commerce
3 11 (39.29%) Service Management
4 10 (35.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Identity Management
5 3 (10.71%) Network Design
6 2 (7.14%) ITSM
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) SEO
7 1 (3.57%) Server Building
7 1 (3.57%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 16 (57.14%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCP
1 1 (3.57%) MCSA
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) PowerCLI
2 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) F5
4 4 (14.29%) FatWire
5 3 (10.71%) Apple
5 3 (10.71%) Palo Alto
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.71%) SonicWALL
5 3 (10.71%) Veeam
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec