Period
to 21 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 97 83
Rank change year-on-year -10 -14 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 73 76 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.07% 1.99% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 2.12% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 44
Hampshire median daily rate £200 £231 £148
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +56.78% -46.36%
10th Percentile £129 £128 £116
90th Percentile £333 £369 £427
South East median daily rate £250 £210 £178
% change year-on-year +19.05% +18.31% -32.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 19
Hampshire median hourly rate £14.86 £15.33 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.07% +2.20% -1.64%
10th Percentile £12.70 £12.61 £12.75
90th Percentile £34.76 £32.63 £17.55
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% -6.25%

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 3,345 3,587 3,305
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.03% 94.00% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,089 2,070 2,027
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.31% +5.88% +4.23%
10th Percentile £281 £257 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £554
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 183 258
Hampshire median hourly rate £26.46 £20.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.06% - -8.79%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.70 £11.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £47.83 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +22.86% - -6.67%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 +6 21 £200 +4.58% 10
Basingstoke -6 13 £200 +48.15% 6
Portsmouth -8 9 £200 +8.11% 3
Hook -1 4 £175 -
Farnborough -8 4 £248 +15.12% 3
Winchester - 4 £388 - 2
Fareham -2 2 £188 +13.64% 1
Aldershot -12 2 £320 -
Andover - 2 £225 -
Eastleigh - 1 - - 1
Havant - 1 - -
Yateley - 1 £158 -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 49 (67.12%) Windows
2 37 (50.68%) Active Directory
3 23 (31.51%) Windows 10
4 21 (28.77%) Windows Server
5 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
5 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
6 17 (23.29%) Office 365
7 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
8 15 (20.55%) VMware
8 15 (20.55%) Cisco
9 13 (17.81%) ITIL
9 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
9 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
9 13 (17.81%) SCCM
10 12 (16.44%) DNS
11 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
11 11 (15.07%) SQL
12 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (13.70%) LAN
12 10 (13.70%) VoIP
12 10 (13.70%) DHCP
12 10 (13.70%) Citrix
13 9 (12.33%) WAN
13 9 (12.33%) Firewall
13 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
14 8 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (9.59%) Migration
15 7 (9.59%) Telecoms

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 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.22%) Skype for Business
4 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.74%) IIS
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.37%) Apache
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.29%) Office 365
2 4 (5.48%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.11%) Azure Stack
4 1 (1.37%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.37%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) DNS
2 10 (13.70%) DHCP
2 10 (13.70%) LAN
2 10 (13.70%) VoIP
3 9 (12.33%) Firewall
3 9 (12.33%) WAN
4 6 (8.22%) SAN
4 6 (8.22%) Skype
5 5 (6.85%) VPN
6 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.48%) VLAN
7 3 (4.11%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (4.11%) NetScaler
7 3 (4.11%) PBX
8 2 (2.74%) Internet
8 2 (2.74%) Wireless
9 1 (1.37%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.37%) JIRA
1 1 (1.37%) Maven
1 1 (1.37%) StarTeam
1 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.74%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.37%) J2EE
1 1 (1.37%) Java RMI
1 1 (1.37%) REST
1 1 (1.37%) SOAP
1 1 (1.37%) Spring
1 1 (1.37%) Spring Batch
1 1 (1.37%) Web Services
1 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) PKI
3 4 (5.48%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.11%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.11%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.74%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.37%) Clustering
6 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.37%) IBM Storwize
Operating Systems
1 49 (67.12%) Windows
2 23 (31.51%) Windows 10
3 21 (28.77%) Windows Server
4 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
5 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.85%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.48%) Linux
9 2 (2.74%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.37%) Android
10 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.37%) Unix
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) ITIL
2 8 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (9.59%) Migration
4 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.85%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (6.85%) Network Management
6 4 (5.48%) Patch Management
6 4 (5.48%) Time Management
7 3 (4.11%) ITSM
7 3 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.11%) Security Patching
7 3 (4.11%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (4.11%) SIEM
7 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.11%) Storage Management
8 2 (2.74%) Antivirus Management
8 2 (2.74%) Break/Fix
8 2 (2.74%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.11%) C
4 2 (2.74%) C++
4 2 (2.74%) Python
5 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.74%) CCNP
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.74%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.37%) CCA
6 1 (1.37%) CCIE
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.37%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.37%) Degree
6 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (50.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.11%) BitLocker
5 3 (4.11%) XenApp
6 2 (2.74%) vSphere
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (1.37%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) SCCM
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.11%) SCOM
4 2 (2.74%) Ansible
4 2 (2.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.74%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.37%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.37%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.55%) Cisco
2 15 (20.55%) VMware
3 10 (13.70%) Citrix
4 4 (5.48%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.11%) Apple
5 3 (4.11%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.11%) CA
5 3 (4.11%) Juniper
5 3 (4.11%) Proofpoint
5 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.11%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.74%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.74%) HP
6 2 (2.74%) Remedy
6 2 (2.74%) Sophos
7 1 (1.37%) Lumension
7 1 (1.37%) Meraki
7 1 (1.37%) Splunk
7 1 (1.37%) Tufin