The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 45 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.03% 7.03% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 7.58% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Average daily rate
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£190 £128 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.01% -27.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £206 £203
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £14.55 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £16.50 £23.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.68 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -3.22%
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
467 343 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 94.92% 92.70% 96.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 212 261
Average daily rate £368 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.60% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 37
Average hourly rate £13.36 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.91% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £26.98 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 4 August 2015. 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 -13 3 - - 3
Gatwick -3 2 - -
Burgess Hill - 2 £205 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (47.83%) MS Office
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
5 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
7 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
8 5 (21.74%) Office 365
8 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
8 5 (21.74%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) VMware
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (17.39%) SAN
9 4 (17.39%) vSphere
9 4 (17.39%) SCCM
10 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
10 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (13.04%) Lync
10 3 (13.04%) IIS
10 3 (13.04%) MCP
10 3 (13.04%) DHCP
11 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
11 2 (8.70%) DNS
11 2 (8.70%) SLA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Lync
2 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) French Language
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) NHS
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.35%) Android
7 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.35%) HPUX
7 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL
1 1 (4.35%) Service Management
1 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) MCP
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 4 (17.39%) vSphere
4 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Apple
4 1 (4.35%) Sophos
4 1 (4.35%) Toshiba
4 1 (4.35%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe