Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Junior Support Engineer was £116 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 July 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.

Junior Support Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 847 818 872
Rank change year-on-year -29 +54 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Support Engineer 6 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.007% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.007% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
England median daily rate £116 £140 £148
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.96% -5.08% +45.68%
10th Percentile £91 £108 £131
90th Percentile £149 £148 £206
UK median daily rate £116 £140 £148
% change year-on-year -16.96% -5.08% +45.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year -25.00% - -

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 89,662 83,065 96,769
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.94% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,304 54,178 63,734
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,891 2,681 2,889
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.09 £18.70 £19.50
% change year-on-year -3.29% -4.10% +11.43%

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 17 July 2018. 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 -53 3 £145 +3.57% 2
South East - 3 £93 - 2
Junior Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Junior 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 England region featuring Junior Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) XenServer
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Finance

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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) IPv6
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) Telnet
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Apple
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) SAP