Period
to 25 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £135 per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 6 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 54 38
Rank change year-on-year +21 -16 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 25 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 4.77% 1.10% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.42% 1.17% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Basingstoke median daily rate £135 £463 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -70.81% +164.29% -59.42%
10th Percentile £111 £431 £159
90th Percentile £338 £494 £428
Hampshire median daily rate £238 £173 £290
% change year-on-year +37.48% -40.43% +18.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Basingstoke median hourly rate £14.87 - £17.45
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.33 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.56% -10.00% -10.18%

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 461 598 556
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 87.98% 94.32% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 289 266
Basingstoke median daily rate £380 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £187 £213 £198
90th Percentile £500 £498 £545
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 31
Basingstoke median hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.00% +33.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.41 £12.63
90th Percentile £34.70 £37.50 £28.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +43.88%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) VMware
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (28.00%) Cisco
8 7 (28.00%) DV Cleared
9 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
9 6 (24.00%) SCCM
10 5 (20.00%) SCOM
10 5 (20.00%) DNS
10 5 (20.00%) ITIL
10 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 4 (16.00%) LAN
11 4 (16.00%) Fujitsu
11 4 (16.00%) Service Management
11 4 (16.00%) Veeam
11 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (12.00%) SCSM
12 3 (12.00%) DevOps
12 3 (12.00%) VMware Server
12 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
12 3 (12.00%) vCenter Server
12 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
12 3 (12.00%) PKI
12 3 (12.00%) SCVMM

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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) PBX
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) SMS
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) Intranet
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.00%) Skype
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) PKI
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Service Management
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (4.00%) Due Diligence
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) ITSM
5 1 (4.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (12.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) VMware NSX
5 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 5 (20.00%) SCOM
3 3 (12.00%) SCSM
3 3 (12.00%) SCVMM
3 3 (12.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco
4 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (16.00%) Fujitsu
5 4 (16.00%) Veeam
6 2 (8.00%) Mitel
7 1 (4.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) Remedy
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec