Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £128 per day in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 28 July 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
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 24 24
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.08% 4.68% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 4.89% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 13
Guildford median daily rate £128 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.00% +36.36% +83.33%
10th Percentile £124 £201 £263
90th Percentile £294 £388 £388
Surrey median daily rate £275 £245 £275
% change year-on-year +12.24% -10.91% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Guildford median hourly rate £14.00 - -
Surrey median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £15.75
% change year-on-year -9.64% +5.40% +12.50%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford. 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
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 208 225 322
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 91.63% 95.74% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 145 196
Guildford median daily rate £425 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -3.11%
10th Percentile £183 £183 £226
90th Percentile £562 £500 £488
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £396
% change year-on-year - +7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 15
Guildford median hourly rate £15.25 £23.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.70% +21.69% +11.18%
10th Percentile £11.92 £11.81 £12.35
90th Percentile £39.75 £48.75 £32.95
Surrey median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.78% +25.00% -10.00%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Guildford

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Guildford

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Guildford over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Guildford

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Guildford

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Guildford region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) ISMS
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
5 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
5 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) WebEx
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) nginx
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (14.29%) AppSense
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) ISMS
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) AppSense
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware