Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £244 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 18 October 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.

Support Engineer
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 68 95
Rank change year-on-year -43 +27 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 66 95 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.79% 2.70% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 2.83% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 66 43
Hampshire median daily rate £244 £240 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -20.00% +26.32%
10th Percentile £127 £115 £142
90th Percentile £356 £463 £440
South East median daily rate £185 £232 £275
% change year-on-year -20.17% -15.73% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 19
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.95 £13.03 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.10% -6.96% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.65 £11.60
90th Percentile £23.66 £14.24 £17.66
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +7.14% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3,470 3,356 3,598
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.89% 95.45% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,070 2,013 2,254
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £226 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 167 245
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.13 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +31.58%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £54.02 £47.01 £55.50
South East median hourly rate £20.08 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.53% -5.26% +6.92%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Hampshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Hampshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Hampshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Hampshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Support Engineer in Hampshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Southampton -19 12 £203 +37.29% 2
Basingstoke +10 10 £190 -29.47% 2
Hook -8 6 £175 -27.84%
Winchester -11 6 £228 +7.44% 1
Portsmouth -24 6 £269 +64.27%
Farnborough -9 5 £300 -
Fareham +6 3 £300 +150.00% 2
Havant -7 3 - - 3
Fleet -19 3 £410 +272.73%
Eastleigh +2 1 - - 1
Gosport - 1 £330 -
Yateley - 1 £149 - 1
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 Hampshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (56.06%) Windows
2 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 18 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
5 15 (22.73%) VMware
6 14 (21.21%) SC Cleared
6 14 (21.21%) Windows 10
7 12 (18.18%) Cisco
8 9 (13.64%) HP
8 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
9 8 (12.12%) SolarWinds
9 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
9 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
9 8 (12.12%) SLA
9 8 (12.12%) DNS
9 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (12.12%) ITIL
9 8 (12.12%) SCCM
10 7 (10.61%) DHCP
10 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (9.09%) Apple
11 6 (9.09%) WAN
11 6 (9.09%) LAN
11 6 (9.09%) SCOM
12 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
12 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
12 5 (7.58%) Military
12 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
12 5 (7.58%) SAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.03%) Apache
4 2 (3.03%) IIS
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.52%) CMS
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.52%) JBoss
5 1 (1.52%) Moodle
5 1 (1.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.52%) Azure Functions
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) DNS
2 7 (10.61%) DHCP
3 6 (9.09%) LAN
3 6 (9.09%) WAN
4 5 (7.58%) SAN
4 5 (7.58%) Skype
5 3 (4.55%) Firewall
5 3 (4.55%) Internet
5 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.55%) VoIP
5 3 (4.55%) VPN
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (3.03%) Network Security
6 2 (3.03%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.52%) Redis
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (7.58%) Military
1 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Games
2 2 (3.03%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (1.52%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) J2EE
2 1 (1.52%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) .NET Core
2 1 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.52%) Node.js
2 1 (1.52%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.06%) PKI
2 4 (6.06%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.55%) NHS
3 3 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.52%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.52%) IVR
5 1 (1.52%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (56.06%) Windows
2 14 (21.21%) Windows 10
3 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.06%) Linux
6 4 (6.06%) Solaris
6 4 (6.06%) Unix
6 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.52%) AIX
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.12%) ITIL
2 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
2 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
3 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.06%) Demand Management
3 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (6.06%) Migration
3 4 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (6.06%) NsoIT
3 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
3 4 (6.06%) Time Management
4 3 (4.55%) DevOps
4 3 (4.55%) ITIL V3
4 3 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (4.55%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.55%) Service Management
5 2 (3.03%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (3.03%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.55%) Java
3 2 (3.03%) C
3 2 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.58%) CCNP
4 5 (7.58%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) CCNA
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.52%) CCSA
6 1 (1.52%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.52%) MCSA
6 1 (1.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Server
3 2 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (1.52%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) SCCM
2 6 (9.09%) SCOM
3 3 (4.55%) SCVMM
3 3 (4.55%) WSUS
4 2 (3.03%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.03%) SCSM
5 1 (1.52%) Ansible
5 1 (1.52%) Graylog
5 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.52%) Puppet
5 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.73%) VMware
3 12 (18.18%) Cisco
4 9 (13.64%) HP
5 8 (12.12%) SolarWinds
6 6 (9.09%) Apple
7 4 (6.06%) Remedy
8 3 (4.55%) McAfee
9 2 (3.03%) Alibaba
9 2 (3.03%) Dell
9 2 (3.03%) F5
9 2 (3.03%) Huawei
9 2 (3.03%) Splunk
10 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.52%) Meraki
10 1 (1.52%) Meru Networks
10 1 (1.52%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.52%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow