Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 70 90
Rank change year-on-year -34 +20 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 84 98 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.19% 2.78% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 2.92% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 68 49
Hampshire median daily rate £200 £238 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -19.22% +23.79%
10th Percentile £137 £114 £132
90th Percentile £418 £458 £425
South East median daily rate £175 £210 £258
% change year-on-year -16.67% -18.45% +14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 19
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.33 £13.03 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.37% -4.93% -8.67%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.50 £11.40
90th Percentile £27.12 £17.50 £16.81
South East median hourly rate £16.18 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +15.54% +7.69% -18.55%

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 3,623 3,353 3,517
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 95.01% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,273 1,984 2,191
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £213 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 157 236
Hampshire median hourly rate £26.45 £22.25 £21.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.89% +3.80% +7.18%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £54.91 £47.50 £54.38
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -17 11 £260 +100.00% 3
Basingstoke +3 10 - - 9
Portsmouth -22 10 £200 +66.67% 3
Winchester -2 8 £228 +8.33%
Hook -7 8 £175 -27.84% 1
Farnborough -10 7 £250 - 2
Fareham -9 4 £300 +140.00% 1
Gosport - 4 £420 - 1
Yateley - 4 £154 - 2
Havant -5 3 - - 1
Fleet -14 3 £410 - 1
Eastleigh 0 2 £100 -57.45% 2
Petersfield +3 1 £175 -38.60%
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 53 (63.10%) Windows
2 29 (34.52%) Active Directory
2 29 (34.52%) Security Cleared
3 18 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 17 (20.24%) Windows 10
5 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 15 (17.86%) Cisco
6 14 (16.67%) VMware
6 14 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 13 (15.48%) Windows Server
8 12 (14.29%) SCCM
9 11 (13.10%) DNS
9 11 (13.10%) Data Centre
10 10 (11.90%) ITIL
10 10 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (10.71%) Apple
11 9 (10.71%) CCNP
11 9 (10.71%) Firewall
11 9 (10.71%) SolarWinds
11 9 (10.71%) SCOM
11 9 (10.71%) DV Cleared
12 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (9.52%) WAN
12 8 (9.52%) DHCP
13 7 (8.33%) LAN
13 7 (8.33%) SLA
14 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
14 6 (7.14%) Windows XP
14 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Office

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 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) Moodle
2 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.38%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.19%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.19%) JBoss
4 1 (1.19%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.19%) Azure Functions
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) DNS
2 9 (10.71%) Firewall
3 8 (9.52%) DHCP
3 8 (9.52%) WAN
4 7 (8.33%) LAN
5 6 (7.14%) SAN
6 5 (5.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (4.76%) BIG-IP
7 4 (4.76%) Skype
8 3 (3.57%) Network Security
9 2 (2.38%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (2.38%) Internet
9 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.38%) Wireless
10 1 (1.19%) BGP
10 1 (1.19%) CTI
10 1 (1.19%) DOCSIS
10 1 (1.19%) OSPF
10 1 (1.19%) VPN
10 1 (1.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (1.19%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.19%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.19%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.95%) Military
3 3 (3.57%) Games
4 2 (2.38%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) J2EE
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) .NET Core
2 1 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.19%) Node.js
2 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.95%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.76%) PKI
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.38%) Clustering
5 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.19%) IBM Storwize
6 1 (1.19%) IVR
6 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (63.10%) Windows
2 17 (20.24%) Windows 10
3 14 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 13 (15.48%) Windows Server
5 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.95%) Linux
8 4 (4.76%) Solaris
8 4 (4.76%) Unix
8 4 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.90%) ITIL
2 6 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
2 6 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
3 5 (5.95%) ITIL V3
3 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
3 5 (5.95%) Time Management
4 4 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (4.76%) Demand Management
4 4 (4.76%) Migration
4 4 (4.76%) Network Management
4 4 (4.76%) NsoIT
4 4 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (4.76%) Scrum
5 3 (3.57%) Break/Fix
5 3 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.57%) Java
3 2 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (34.52%) Security Cleared
2 18 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (10.71%) CCNP
4 9 (10.71%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.76%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.38%) CCIE
7 1 (1.19%) CCNA
7 1 (1.19%) CCSA
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (34.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.57%) vSphere
5 2 (2.38%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.19%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) SCCM
2 9 (10.71%) SCOM
3 4 (4.76%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.57%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.57%) WSUS
5 2 (2.38%) Ansible
5 2 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.38%) SCSM
6 1 (1.19%) Graylog
6 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Cisco
1 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.67%) VMware
3 9 (10.71%) Apple
3 9 (10.71%) SolarWinds
4 6 (7.14%) HP
4 6 (7.14%) McAfee
5 5 (5.95%) F5
6 4 (4.76%) Remedy
6 4 (4.76%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.38%) Alibaba
7 2 (2.38%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.38%) Citrix
7 2 (2.38%) Huawei
7 2 (2.38%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.38%) Splunk
8 1 (1.19%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.19%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.19%) Lumension
8 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow