Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Windows Support Engineer was £269 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Windows Support Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 245 254
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 4 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.057% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
City of London median daily rate £269 £159 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.29% -64.72% +109.30%
10th Percentile £160 £136 £85
90th Percentile £382 £176 £513
Central London median daily rate £158 £365 £325
% change year-on-year -56.85% +12.31% +51.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
City of London median hourly rate - £17.50 £12.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.90% -12.48%
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £12.69
% change year-on-year -14.29% +37.90% -12.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6642 6353 8750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 95.51% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5247 5051 6871
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £273
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 125
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.20
90th Percentile £29.29 £48.40 £38.05
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.21 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.19% -4.40% +9.09%

Windows Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Windows Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Support Engineer in the City of London

Windows Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Support Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Support Engineer in the City of London

Windows Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Support Engineer in the City of London

Windows Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Support Engineer in the City of London

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Windows 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 City of London region featuring Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) iPad
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) VMware