The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £208 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 26 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 75 78
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 44 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.45% 1.93% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 2.05% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 21
Median daily rate £208 £331 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.31% +20.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £430 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £215
% change year-on-year -27.27% +27.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.70 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.19% +10.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £14.65 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.45 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.43 £15.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year -8.12% -7.64%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1715 1852 2037
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.38% 94.30% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1163 1282
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 100 150
Median hourly rate £22.38 £25.00 £15.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.50% +65.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook - 10 £240 -
Southampton +2 8 £145 -61.33% 2
Portsmouth +1 5 £208 -
Basingstoke -15 5 £463 +23.33% 6
Havant - 3 - -
Bordon - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 £194 -
Eastleigh +1 1 £110 -
Farnborough 0 1 - - 3
Aldershot - 1 - -
Liss - 1 £171 - 1
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hampshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 51 (59.30%) Windows
2 34 (39.53%) Windows 7
3 30 (34.88%) Active Directory
4 26 (30.23%) Security Cleared
5 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 22 (25.58%) ITIL
6 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
7 16 (18.60%) Cisco
7 16 (18.60%) VMware
8 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (15.12%) Windows 10
10 12 (13.95%) Migration
10 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
10 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
11 11 (12.79%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (12.79%) Windows Server
12 10 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (10.47%) CCNP
13 9 (10.47%) HP
13 9 (10.47%) Windows XP
13 9 (10.47%) MS Exchange
13 9 (10.47%) DV Cleared
13 9 (10.47%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (10.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (10.47%) Data Centre
13 9 (10.47%) Code Optimisation
14 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
15 7 (8.14%) VPN
15 7 (8.14%) Firewall
15 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills

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 9 (10.47%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.49%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.49%) PowerExchange
3 3 (3.49%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.33%) Apache
4 2 (2.33%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.33%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.33%) IIS
4 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.14%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (8.14%) Firewall
2 7 (8.14%) VPN
3 6 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (6.98%) DNS
3 6 (6.98%) WAN
4 5 (5.81%) Ethernet
5 4 (4.65%) LAN
5 4 (4.65%) SAN
5 4 (4.65%) VoIP
6 3 (3.49%) DSL
6 3 (3.49%) MPLS
6 3 (3.49%) Skype
7 2 (2.33%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.33%) NAS
7 2 (2.33%) OSPF
7 2 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.33%) SS7
7 2 (2.33%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) DB2
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.49%) PowerCenter
3 2 (2.33%) Kalido
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.16%) HBase
4 1 (1.16%) IBM BigInsights
4 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.16%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.16%) Gradle
1 1 (1.16%) JIRA
1 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.98%) Military
3 2 (2.33%) Electronics
3 2 (2.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Local Government
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.16%) Apache Camel
1 1 (1.16%) CSS
1 1 (1.16%) HTML
1 1 (1.16%) J2EE
1 1 (1.16%) Kafka
1 1 (1.16%) OSGi
1 1 (1.16%) REST
1 1 (1.16%) SOAP
1 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) AS400
4 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.33%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (2.33%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.33%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.16%) Clustering
6 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.16%) e-Health
6 1 (1.16%) FMCG
6 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 51 (59.30%) Windows
2 34 (39.53%) Windows 7
3 13 (15.12%) Windows 10
4 11 (12.79%) Windows Server
5 9 (10.47%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.81%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.49%) Android
9 3 (3.49%) Unix
10 2 (2.33%) Linux
10 2 (2.33%) Solaris
11 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) ITIL
2 12 (13.95%) Migration
3 11 (12.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (10.47%) Code Optimisation
4 9 (10.47%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (10.47%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (6.98%) Data Migration
6 4 (4.65%) Change Management
6 4 (4.65%) Patch Management
6 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.65%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (3.49%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.49%) Data Integration
7 3 (3.49%) ETL
7 3 (3.49%) Network Management
7 3 (3.49%) Time Management
8 2 (2.33%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.33%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.65%) RPG
1 4 (4.65%) RPG IV
2 3 (3.49%) Java
2 3 (3.49%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) Perl
3 2 (2.33%) PHP
3 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (10.47%) CCNP
4 9 (10.47%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) CCNA
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.16%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (34.88%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.49%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.33%) vCloud
4 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.33%) vSphere
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.16%) HDFS
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) SCCM
2 3 (3.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.49%) Unicenter
3 2 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.33%) SCOM
3 2 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.16%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.60%) Cisco
2 16 (18.60%) VMware
3 9 (10.47%) HP
4 6 (6.98%) Remedy
4 6 (6.98%) ServiceNow
5 5 (5.81%) IBM
6 4 (4.65%) Dell
7 3 (3.49%) Apple
7 3 (3.49%) CA
7 3 (3.49%) Informatica
7 3 (3.49%) Lotus
7 3 (3.49%) Peregrine
7 3 (3.49%) SAP
7 3 (3.49%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.49%) Spiceworks
8 2 (2.33%) F5
8 2 (2.33%) Infoblox
8 2 (2.33%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.33%) Riverbed