Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Support Engineer
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 41 42
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.30% 2.60% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 2.79% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Basingstoke median daily rate £463 £175 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +164.29% -58.82% +88.89%
10th Percentile £416 £158 £401
90th Percentile £491 £468 £450
Hampshire median daily rate £214 £300 £250
% change year-on-year -28.83% +20.00% +31.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Basingstoke median hourly rate - £17.45 £10.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.66% -24.26%
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.17% - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 657 537 449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 94.94% 92.91% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 260 234
Basingstoke median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £185
90th Percentile £498 £546 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 41 30
Basingstoke median hourly rate £25.00 £19.44 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.63% +2.29% +35.71%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.50 £10.38
90th Percentile £37.50 £27.50 £42.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +42.86% -30.00%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Basingstoke

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Basingstoke

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Basingstoke

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, 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 Basingstoke region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
4 2 (22.22%) TACACS
4 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
4 2 (22.22%) Network Management
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) PowerExchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 2 (22.22%) TACACS
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) DMZ
4 1 (11.11%) Intranet
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) PowerCenter
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) Human Factors
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 2 (22.22%) Logistics
1 2 (22.22%) Network Management
1 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Code Optimisation
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (11.11%) PowerCLI
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Arista
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) F5
2 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
2 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
2 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) Intel
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds