The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gatwick during the 3 months to 28 June 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
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 16 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 1.82% 1.30% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.35% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £150 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £204 £275 £215
% change year-on-year -25.90% +27.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +168.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -7.81% -3.61%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick. 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
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 49 74 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 89.09% 96.10% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 57 40
Median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 7
Median hourly rate £17.77 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.67% -4.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Gatwick

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Gatwick

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Gatwick

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Gatwick region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft