Period
to 6 June 2020

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £190 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 106 95
Rank change year-on-year +39 -11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 43 71 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.44% 2.02% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 2.13% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 30
Median daily rate £190 £200 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -13.51% +59.48%
10th Percentile £106 £125 £127
90th Percentile £475 £331 £381
South East median daily rate £200 £250 £210
% change year-on-year -20.00% +19.05% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 17
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.86 £15.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.04% -1.98% +1.07%
10th Percentile £13.29 £12.97 £12.23
90th Percentile £21.15 £21.07 £31.65
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.94% -2.86% +16.67%

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 1,670 3,332 3,535
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.87% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 2,078 2,015
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £281 £256
90th Percentile £588 £575 £569
South East median daily rate £446 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -0.87% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 230 191
Median hourly rate £32.75 £26.65 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.89% +18.44% -
10th Percentile £12.89 £11.00 £10.72
90th Percentile £55.13 £55.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £19.75 £22.40 £18.11
% change year-on-year -11.83% +23.69% +3.49%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Hampshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Support Engineer in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Hampshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Support Engineer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Hampshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Support Engineer in Hampshire.

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 6 June 2020. 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 +5 15 £324 +115.83% 2
Fareham +20 5 £205 +9.33%
Hook +19 4 £101 -42.14%
Basingstoke +19 3 £140 -30.00% 3
Portsmouth +21 2 £120 -40.00% 4
Winchester +9 2 £202 -48.10%
Andover -3 2 - -
Farnborough +21 1 - - 3
Eastleigh +15 1 £156 -
Aldershot +11 1 - - 1
Petersfield - 1 - -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Office 365
3 19 (44.19%) Windows 10
4 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
5 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
6 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (16.28%) ITIL
7 7 (16.28%) VoIP
7 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
8 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
9 5 (11.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (11.63%) Smartphone
9 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
9 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (11.63%) Migration
10 4 (9.30%) ITSM
10 4 (9.30%) Service Management
10 4 (9.30%) VPN
10 4 (9.30%) Cisco
10 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
10 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (6.98%) Public Sector
11 3 (6.98%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
11 3 (6.98%) Driving Licence
11 3 (6.98%) Mac OS
11 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (6.98%) SCCM
11 3 (6.98%) Azure
11 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS

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 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (46.51%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Azure
3 2 (4.65%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) VoIP
2 4 (9.30%) VPN
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 3 (6.98%) LAN
3 3 (6.98%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (6.98%) WAN
3 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
4 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.65%) WebEx
4 2 (4.65%) WLAN
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) MPLS
5 1 (2.33%) PBX
5 1 (2.33%) SAN
5 1 (2.33%) Skype
5 1 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.33%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (6.98%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Smartphone
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) PDA
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Windows 10
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.98%) Mac OS
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) Android
6 2 (4.65%) Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Migration
3 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.30%) ITSM
3 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (9.30%) Service Management
4 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) CRM
5 2 (4.65%) Task-Oriented
6 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.33%) Coaching
6 1 (2.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (2.33%) ERD
6 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.33%) Network Management
6 1 (2.33%) Project Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) Release Management
6 1 (2.33%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (2.33%) Vendor Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) CCNA
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) GDPR
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.33%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.33%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Cisco
3 3 (6.98%) Apple
3 3 (6.98%) HP
4 2 (4.65%) Bomgar
4 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.65%) Palo Alto
4 2 (4.65%) Remedy
4 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) McAfee
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Peregrine
5 1 (2.33%) Progress
5 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.33%) VMware