Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £114 per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 57 37
Rank change year-on-year +16 -20 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 16 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.40% 1.72% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 1.82% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Basingstoke median daily rate £114 £269 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.45% -28.27% -11.76%
10th Percentile £107 £132 £203
90th Percentile £241 £486 £548
Hampshire median daily rate £250 £240 £325
% change year-on-year +4.17% -26.15% +35.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Basingstoke median hourly rate £13.00 - £17.45
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.16 £13.01 £15.00
% change year-on-year +16.50% -13.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies in Basingstoke with a recognized job title 431 661 446
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.51% 94.97% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 340 207
Basingstoke median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £219 £185
90th Percentile £535 £513 £547
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 37 45
Basingstoke median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +15.77% +23.40%
10th Percentile £12.24 £10.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £40.00 £27.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.63 £24.07 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% -3.72% +42.86%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 September 2018, Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Basingstoke region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) SCCM
6 4 (25.00%) Service Management
7 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) vCenter Server
7 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (12.50%) SCSM
8 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
8 2 (12.50%) Veeam
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Skype

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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) Skype
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) Intranet
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (6.25%) Military
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps
1 4 (25.00%) Service Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Antivirus Management
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Demand Management
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) NsoIT
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Server
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) vCenter Server
3 2 (12.50%) SCOM
3 2 (12.50%) SCSM
3 2 (12.50%) SCVMM
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Apple
5 2 (12.50%) Fujitsu
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Remedy
5 2 (12.50%) Veeam
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow