The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Sussex region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 23 21 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 25 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 7.20% 5.43% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.79% 5.63% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
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£158 £175 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £227 £203
% change year-on-year
-7.48% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 2
Average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £88.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% -80.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £12.44 £28.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.87 £147.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.77 £15.54
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +1.49%
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
321 373 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 92.51% 96.38% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 247 353
Average daily rate £325 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 39 25
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £12.44 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.78 £38.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

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 10 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
Crawley +14 14 £570 +66.42% 4
Gatwick - 5 £158 - 1
Worthing -2 4 - - 2
Horsham -4 2 £120 -31.42%
Burgess Hill - - - - 3
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 23 (60.53%) MS Office
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
4 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
5 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
5 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (18.42%) QA
6 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
6 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
6 7 (18.42%) ITIL
6 7 (18.42%) SQL
7 6 (15.79%) VB
7 6 (15.79%) MCP
7 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (15.79%) Quality Management
7 6 (15.79%) VB6
7 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (13.16%) MCTS
8 5 (13.16%) MCITP
8 5 (13.16%) VMware
8 5 (13.16%) Internet
8 5 (13.16%) Mac OS X
8 5 (13.16%) Blackberry
8 5 (13.16%) Linux
8 5 (13.16%) MCSE
8 5 (13.16%) MCSA
9 4 (10.53%) C

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (60.53%) MS Office
2 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
2 4 (10.53%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) VoIP
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (2.63%) PBX
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Introscope
General
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
4 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.16%) Mac OS X
5 5 (13.16%) Linux
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Vista
6 4 (10.53%) Mac OS
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.63%) UNIX
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Quality Management
2 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.63%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (2.63%) Release Management
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) VB
2 6 (15.79%) VB6
3 4 (10.53%) C
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) MCP
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.16%) MCSE
2 5 (13.16%) MCSA
2 5 (13.16%) MCTS
2 5 (13.16%) MCITP
3 2 (5.26%) MCDST
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) Kaseya
5 1 (2.63%) Avaya
5 1 (2.63%) CA
5 1 (2.63%) Symantec
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) Mitel
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