Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gatwick during the 6 months to 23 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.

Support Engineer
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - 26
Rank change year-on-year - +26 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 1.31% - 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Gatwick median daily rate £150 - £355
West Sussex median daily rate £275 £370 £215
% change year-on-year -25.68% +72.09% +60.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Gatwick median hourly rate £17.50 - £16.00
West Sussex median hourly rate £15.00 £24.30 £16.00
% change year-on-year -38.27% +51.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick. 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
Gatwick
Contract vacancies in Gatwick with a recognized job title 146 154 138
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 96.86% 97.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 106 112
Gatwick median daily rate £384 £383 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.33% -8.11% +14.83%
10th Percentile £201 £279 £264
90th Percentile £513 £503 £569
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 6
Gatwick median hourly rate £49.50 £35.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.43% -30.00% +212.50%
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +32.35% +106.06% +3.13%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

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 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Computacenter
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Computacenter