Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £240 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 19 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 90 77
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 100 80 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.85% 2.07% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 2.24% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 45 57
Hampshire median daily rate £240 £294 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.37% +15.29% +7.37%
10th Percentile £114 £136 £148
90th Percentile £455 £425 £434
South East median daily rate £213 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -22.73% +22.22% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 26
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.96% -6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £10.65 £11.40 £10.81
90th Percentile £17.16 £16.94 £22.81
South East median hourly rate £14.56 £13.13 £16.00
% change year-on-year +10.93% -17.97% -

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 3335 3572 4246
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 92.47% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1977 2227 2599
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £235 £258
90th Percentile £536 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 248 280
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.88 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Hook +23 20 £243 +19.75%
Portsmouth +9 14 £164 -28.80% 1
Southampton -1 11 £130 -48.00% 1
Basingstoke -21 10 £269 +19.56% 3
Winchester - 9 £210 -
Fareham +4 3 £125 -21.88%
Eastleigh +1 3 £235 -
Farnborough 0 2 - - 1
Havant - 2 - -
Fleet +4 1 - - 1
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Hampshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 59 (59.00%) Windows
2 44 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (30.00%) ITIL
4 27 (27.00%) VMware
5 26 (26.00%) Microsoft
5 26 (26.00%) Windows 10
6 24 (24.00%) Windows Server
7 22 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (21.00%) Security Cleared
8 21 (21.00%) Windows 7
9 18 (18.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (16.00%) Migration
10 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (15.00%) Code Optimisation
11 15 (15.00%) Office 365
11 15 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (15.00%) Runbook
12 14 (14.00%) MS Exchange
12 14 (14.00%) Telecoms
13 13 (13.00%) SC Cleared
14 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
15 11 (11.00%) LAN
15 11 (11.00%) WAN
15 11 (11.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (10.00%) Cisco
17 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
18 8 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
18 8 (8.00%) Unix
18 8 (8.00%) DNS

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 14 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.00%) PowerExchange
4 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.00%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.00%) IIS
7 1 (1.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.00%) Office 365
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.00%) G Suite
3 1 (1.00%) IaaS
3 1 (1.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.00%) LAN
1 11 (11.00%) WAN
2 8 (8.00%) DNS
3 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.00%) DHCP
4 4 (4.00%) Firewall
4 4 (4.00%) SAN
4 4 (4.00%) Skype
5 3 (3.00%) VoIP
5 3 (3.00%) VPN
6 2 (2.00%) NAS
6 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.00%) DMZ
7 1 (1.00%) Extranet
7 1 (1.00%) Internet
7 1 (1.00%) Intranet
7 1 (1.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (8.00%) PowerCenter
2 4 (4.00%) DB2
3 3 (3.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.00%) HBase
3 3 (3.00%) IBM BigInsights
3 3 (3.00%) Kalido
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.00%) Sqoop
4 2 (2.00%) Big Data
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) Kafka
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) AS400
2 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.00%) Clustering
3 1 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.00%) PDA
3 1 (1.00%) Replication
3 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (59.00%) Windows
2 26 (26.00%) Windows 10
3 24 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 21 (21.00%) Windows 7
5 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (11.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (8.00%) Unix
8 7 (7.00%) Linux
9 6 (6.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.00%) Android
10 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.00%) Solaris
11 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.00%) ITIL
2 18 (18.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 16 (16.00%) Migration
4 15 (15.00%) Code Optimisation
4 15 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (15.00%) Runbook
5 8 (8.00%) Data Integration
5 8 (8.00%) ETL
5 8 (8.00%) Patch Management
6 7 (7.00%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.00%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.00%) Data Management
9 3 (3.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.00%) Master Data Management
10 2 (2.00%) MapReduce
10 2 (2.00%) Network Management
10 2 (2.00%) Project Management
10 2 (2.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.00%) RPG
1 4 (4.00%) RPG IV
2 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (1.00%) Korn
3 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (21.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.00%) NCDA
4 1 (1.00%) NCIE
4 1 (1.00%) VCP6
4 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (3.00%) Apache Flume
4 3 (3.00%) HDFS
4 3 (3.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.00%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) SCCM
2 4 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.00%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (2.00%) Ambari
4 2 (2.00%) Control-M
4 2 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.00%) SCOM
5 1 (1.00%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.00%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.00%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.00%) Puppet
5 1 (1.00%) SCSM
5 1 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (27.00%) VMware
2 26 (26.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.00%) Cisco
4 8 (8.00%) Informatica
5 7 (7.00%) IBM
6 5 (5.00%) Citrix
7 4 (4.00%) NetApp
8 3 (3.00%) HP
8 3 (3.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.00%) Veeam
9 2 (2.00%) Dell
9 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.00%) Apple
10 1 (1.00%) Google
10 1 (1.00%) Intel
10 1 (1.00%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.00%) Netezza
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle
10 1 (1.00%) Symantec