Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 75 73
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 90 88 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.61% 2.49% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 2.69% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 47 63
Hampshire median daily rate £200 £233 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.98% +3.33% -6.64%
10th Percentile £113 £130 £145
90th Percentile £435 £425 £371
South East median daily rate £186 £240 £230
% change year-on-year -22.71% +4.35% -16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 24
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.02 £14.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.25% -8.20% -12.86%
10th Percentile £12.10 £11.68 £11.96
90th Percentile £17.65 £18.50 £18.38
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £15.98
% change year-on-year +19.64% -12.39% -0.13%

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 3,238 3,268 3,990
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.96% 92.37% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,918 2,027 2,450
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +6.12%
10th Percentile £213 £227 £256
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 222 249
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.52% +55.31%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.00 £10.95
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.63 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.26% +21.88%

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 22 January 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
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 22 January 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
Basingstoke -13 17 £176 -21.67% 6
Southampton -7 12 £130 -31.58% 10
Portsmouth +2 11 £120 -60.00% 3
Hook +9 8 £335 +65.43%
Fareham +5 8 £165 +3.13% 4
Winchester +11 5 £225 +50.00% 1
Farnborough -4 4 - - 3
Eastleigh 0 3 £235 -
Fleet +4 2 - -
Havant - 2 - -
Petersfield - 1 £285 -
Ringwood - 1 £200 - 1
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 52 (57.78%) Windows
2 41 (45.56%) Active Directory
3 27 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
5 22 (24.44%) VMware
6 19 (21.11%) Windows 10
7 17 (18.89%) SC Cleared
7 17 (18.89%) Office 365
7 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
9 14 (15.56%) Windows 7
9 14 (15.56%) Windows Server
10 11 (12.22%) SharePoint
11 10 (11.11%) ITIL
11 10 (11.11%) MS Exchange
11 10 (11.11%) DNS
12 9 (10.00%) Cisco
12 9 (10.00%) DV Cleared
12 9 (10.00%) SCCM
13 8 (8.89%) Firewall
13 8 (8.89%) Migration
14 7 (7.78%) Unix
14 7 (7.78%) Linux
14 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (6.67%) Veeam
15 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
15 6 (6.67%) SLA
16 5 (5.56%) Citrix

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 11 (12.22%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.22%) PowerExchange
4 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.11%) Apache
5 1 (1.11%) IIS
5 1 (1.11%) JBoss
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.89%) Office 365
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.11%) G Suite
3 1 (1.11%) IaaS
3 1 (1.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) DNS
2 8 (8.89%) Firewall
3 5 (5.56%) DHCP
4 4 (4.44%) LAN
4 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.44%) WAN
5 3 (3.33%) SAN
5 3 (3.33%) Skype
5 3 (3.33%) VoIP
5 3 (3.33%) VPN
5 3 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.22%) Internet
6 2 (2.22%) NAS
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.11%) DVB
7 1 (1.11%) HTTP
7 1 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.11%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) Apache Hive
1 2 (2.22%) Big Data
1 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.22%) HBase
1 2 (2.22%) IBM BigInsights
1 2 (2.22%) PowerCenter
1 2 (2.22%) Sqoop
2 1 (1.11%) Kalido
2 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) Kafka
2 1 (1.11%) HTML
2 1 (1.11%) HTML5
2 1 (1.11%) Node.js
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) iPad
3 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.11%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.11%) MPEG
4 1 (1.11%) PDA
4 1 (1.11%) Replication
4 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.11%) STB
4 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (57.78%) Windows
2 19 (21.11%) Windows 10
3 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (15.56%) Windows 7
4 14 (15.56%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.78%) Linux
5 7 (7.78%) Unix
5 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.33%) Android
6 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.33%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.11%) CentOS
7 1 (1.11%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.11%) ITIL
2 8 (8.89%) Migration
3 4 (4.44%) ITIL V3
3 4 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (4.44%) Runbook
3 4 (4.44%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (3.33%) Business Continuity
4 3 (3.33%) Change Control
4 3 (3.33%) Code Optimisation
4 3 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (3.33%) Data Entry
4 3 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.33%) Time Management
5 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.22%) ETL
5 2 (2.22%) MapReduce
5 2 (2.22%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.44%) SQL
3 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.11%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.11%) C
4 1 (1.11%) C++
4 1 (1.11%) Korn
4 1 (1.11%) Perl
4 1 (1.11%) Python
4 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.89%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) CCNP
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.11%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.11%) Degree
4 1 (1.11%) NCDA
4 1 (1.11%) NCIE
4 1 (1.11%) VCP6
4 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (45.56%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.44%) vSphere
4 2 (2.22%) Apache Flume
4 2 (2.22%) HDFS
5 1 (1.11%) Docker
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.11%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) SCCM
2 4 (4.44%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.44%) SCOM
3 2 (2.22%) Ambari
3 2 (2.22%) Control-M
3 2 (2.22%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (2.22%) SCSM
4 1 (1.11%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.11%) Puppet
4 1 (1.11%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.44%) VMware
3 9 (10.00%) Cisco
4 6 (6.67%) Veeam
5 5 (5.56%) Citrix
6 4 (4.44%) Dell
6 4 (4.44%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.33%) Apple
7 3 (3.33%) HP
7 3 (3.33%) NetApp
7 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.33%) Spiceworks
8 2 (2.22%) IBM
8 2 (2.22%) Informatica
8 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.11%) Google
9 1 (1.11%) Meraki
9 1 (1.11%) Netezza
9 1 (1.11%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.11%) Splunk