Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £176 per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 6 months to 21 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 30 38
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.17% 2.35% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 2.53% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Basingstoke median daily rate £176 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.67% - +34.33%
10th Percentile £126 £213 £207
90th Percentile £254 £353 £265
Hampshire median daily rate £205 £233 £225
% change year-on-year -11.83% +3.33% -6.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Basingstoke median hourly rate £14.87 £16.75 £10.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.22% +56.91% -22.36%
10th Percentile £13.94 £13.05 £8.82
90th Percentile £15.81 £22.05 £12.63
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.16 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.29% -6.67% -14.29%

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 506 316 448
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.40% 92.67% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 166 273
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +13.85%
10th Percentile £210 £163 £200
90th Percentile £556 £464 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 26
Basingstoke median hourly rate £19.77 £21.87 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.60% +45.80% +15.94%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.88 £11.56
90th Percentile £40.29 £27.70 £20.88
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £24.18
% change year-on-year -2.44% -15.20% +51.09%

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 January 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 January 2018, 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 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) VMware
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) DNS
6 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
6 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) Veeam
8 4 (23.53%) SCCM
8 4 (23.53%) SCOM
9 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
9 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
10 2 (11.76%) PKI
10 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
10 2 (11.76%) vSphere
10 2 (11.76%) DHCP
10 2 (11.76%) Cisco
10 2 (11.76%) Office 365
10 2 (11.76%) SCSM
10 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
11 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (5.88%) VSAN
11 1 (5.88%) VMware NSX
11 1 (5.88%) SLA
11 1 (5.88%) Google

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 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) G Suite
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) VSAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) Network Management
1 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) VMware NSX
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
1 4 (23.53%) SCOM
2 2 (11.76%) SCSM
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Veeam
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec