Period
to 18 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 6 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 49 37
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.75% 1.90% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 2.00% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 6
Basingstoke median daily rate - £241 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.00% -13.46%
Hampshire median daily rate £200 £238 £294
% change year-on-year -15.79% -19.22% +23.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Basingstoke median hourly rate £13.00 - £13.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.33 £13.03 £13.70
% change year-on-year +25.37% -4.93% -8.67%

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 481 549 320
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.58% 94.82% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 281 168
Basingstoke median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% -4.76%
10th Percentile £260 £213 £165
90th Percentile £574 £538 £463
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 36
Basingstoke median hourly rate £14.35 £22.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.22% +15.77% +26.30%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.40 £11.31
90th Percentile £41.46 £40.38 £27.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.87
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.88% +9.35%

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 18 December 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 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) SCOM
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Due Diligence
4 2 (22.22%) Network Management
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) CCIE
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Military
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
5 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (11.11%) PKI
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) WSUS
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
5 1 (11.11%) SCCM

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 1 (11.11%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Due Diligence
1 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) NsoIT
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) CCIE
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCSM
2 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow