Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Junior Support Engineer was £115 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 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.

Junior Support Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 863 854
Rank change year-on-year +49 -9 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Support Engineer 17 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.018% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.011% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
England median daily rate £115 £110 £101
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +8.64% +19.12%
10th Percentile £101 £87 £85
90th Percentile £128 £115 £212
UK median daily rate £115 £110 £101
% change year-on-year +4.55% +8.64% +19.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
England median hourly rate £11.00 £15.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.87% +32.61% +9.52%
10th Percentile £10.20 £14.63 £8.50
90th Percentile £14.90 £15.88 £13.75
UK median hourly rate £11.00 £15.25 £11.50
% change year-on-year -27.87% +32.61% +9.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Junior Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Junior Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Support Engineer in England

Junior Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Junior Support Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior Support Engineer in England

Junior Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Support Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior Support Engineer in England

Junior Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Support Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 11 £115 +4.55% 2
South East - 5 - - 1
South West - 1 - - 3
Junior Support Engineer
UK

Junior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Junior 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 England region featuring Junior Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows 7
2 12 (70.59%) Windows 10
3 9 (52.94%) Windows 8
4 8 (47.06%) Degree
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) Law
6 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
6 5 (29.41%) Avaya
6 5 (29.41%) Symantec
6 5 (29.41%) Broadband
6 5 (29.41%) iPhone
6 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (29.41%) Wireless
6 5 (29.41%) Banking
6 5 (29.41%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (23.53%) Android
7 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
8 3 (17.65%) SLA
9 2 (11.76%) ITIL
9 2 (11.76%) WAN
10 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
10 1 (5.88%) VPN
10 1 (5.88%) Cisco
10 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (5.88%) CCNA
10 1 (5.88%) C
10 1 (5.88%) LAN

Junior Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Broadband
1 5 (29.41%) Wireless
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) WLAN
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
1 5 (29.41%) iPhone
1 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows 10
2 12 (70.59%) Windows 7
3 9 (52.94%) Windows 8
4 4 (23.53%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Avaya
2 5 (29.41%) Symantec
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco