Period
to 24 January 2021

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £195 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

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
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 69 74 101
Rank change year-on-year +5 +27 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 26 70 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.18% 2.44% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 2.62% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 46
Median daily rate £195 £220 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +25.71% -2.78%
10th Percentile £158 £107 £122
90th Percentile £351 £489 £387
South East median daily rate £193 £200 £188
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 12
Median hourly rate £14.66 £15.42 £16.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.90% -5.59% +7.72%
10th Percentile £12.95 £14.11 £11.35
90th Percentile £16.64 £22.25 £36.50
South East median hourly rate £21.05 £16.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +31.56% +4.95% -8.30%

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 1,093 2,675 3,602
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.85% 93.11% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 1,698 2,318
Median daily rate £450 £441 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.98% +3.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £236 £263 £274
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £433
% change year-on-year +2.86% +1.16% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 188 205
Median hourly rate £31.75 £30.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.83% +29.73% +22.73%
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.85 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.93 £49.13 £53.25
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +35.14% -7.50% +14.29%

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 24 January 2021.

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 24 January 2021. 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 +13 10 £190 -41.54% 4
Basingstoke +8 6 - - 1
Winchester +20 3 £208 - 1
Portsmouth +3 3 £315 +162.50% 2
Hook -4 2 £298 -30.00%
Havant +8 1 £101 -16.25%
Petersfield +3 1 - -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
4 7 (26.92%) SCCM
5 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (19.23%) vSphere
6 5 (19.23%) Office 365
6 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
7 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 4 (15.38%) SCOM
7 4 (15.38%) HP
7 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (11.54%) WAN
8 3 (11.54%) Firewall
8 3 (11.54%) Finance
9 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.69%) System Testing
9 2 (7.69%) VLAN
9 2 (7.69%) Marketing
9 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
9 2 (7.69%) DHCP
9 2 (7.69%) Documentum

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 2 (7.69%) Documentum
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) VLAN
2 2 (7.69%) VoIP
2 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
3 1 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) VSAN
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.85%) HBase
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.69%) NHS
1 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.85%) Handset
2 1 (3.85%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) System Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Vendor Relationship Management
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Break/Fix
4 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.85%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) Email Management
4 1 (3.85%) IT Audit
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) HDFS
4 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) SCOM
3 2 (7.69%) vRealize
4 1 (3.85%) Ansible
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 10 (38.46%) VMware
2 4 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.69%) Intel
3 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) Mitel
4 1 (3.85%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec