The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 31 29
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 2.14% 3.06% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 3.25% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £175 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £253 £225
% change year-on-year -20.79% +12.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £17.45 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +93.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.96 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -0.25% -6.25%  

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 260 308 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 92.53% 94.19% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 146 95
Median daily rate £356 £358 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.41% -10.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 18 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.45 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.26% -30.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £13.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 28 April 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 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Fault Management
3 5 (41.67%) SNMP
3 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Arista
6 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) OSPF
6 2 (16.67%) BGP
6 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 2 (16.67%) TACACS
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) SSL
6 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) IPsec
6 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (16.67%) Human Factors
6 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared

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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SNMP
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (16.67%) IPsec
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) TACACS
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (41.67%) Fault Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Human Factors
2 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Logistics
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Arista
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) F5
2 2 (16.67%) Infoblox
2 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) VMware