Period
to 25 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £185 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 77 76
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 75 88 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.01% 2.43% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.61% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 47 57
Hampshire median daily rate £185 £160 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -41.82% +14.58%
10th Percentile £127 £112 £124
90th Percentile £387 £426 £375
South East median daily rate £210 £175 £258
% change year-on-year +20.00% -32.04% -0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 26
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £13.28 £12.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £26.93 £17.50 £19.13
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -3.03%

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 3,515 3,371 3,980
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 93.04% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,049 2,057 2,592
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £256
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 259 200
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +16.36%
10th Percentile £10.64 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year - -4.11% +7.35%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +5 27 £135 -40.00% 5
Southampton -8 10 £189 +45.19% 6
Fareham +5 9 £165 +3.13% 3
Farnborough -10 7 £220 +51.72% 4
Fleet -2 4 £475 - 1
Hook +13 2 £213 -49.40%
Portsmouth -4 2 £185 +37.04% 2
Winchester -2 1 £133 -27.10%
Aldershot -4 1 - - 2
Ringwood - 1 £200 - 1
Gosport - 1 - -
Petersfield - 1 £285 -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 50 (66.67%) Windows
2 33 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 33 (44.00%) Security Cleared
3 28 (37.33%) VMware
4 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (25.33%) SC Cleared
7 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (17.33%) SharePoint
11 12 (16.00%) DV Cleared
11 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
11 12 (16.00%) ITIL
12 11 (14.67%) DNS
12 11 (14.67%) Veeam
12 11 (14.67%) Office 365
13 10 (13.33%) Cisco
14 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
14 9 (12.00%) Firewall
15 8 (10.67%) Windows 10
16 7 (9.33%) LAN
17 6 (8.00%) SCCM
17 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
18 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
18 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
18 5 (6.67%) SCOM
18 5 (6.67%) Apple
18 5 (6.67%) HP
18 5 (6.67%) 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 13 (17.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.67%) IIS
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Office 365
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) IaaS
3 1 (1.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) DNS
2 9 (12.00%) Firewall
3 7 (9.33%) LAN
4 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.67%) WAN
5 3 (4.00%) DHCP
5 3 (4.00%) Network Security
5 3 (4.00%) SAN
5 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.67%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.67%) PBX
6 2 (2.67%) Skype
6 2 (2.67%) SMS
6 2 (2.67%) VLAN
6 2 (2.67%) VPN
6 2 (2.67%) VSAN
6 2 (2.67%) Wireless
7 1 (1.33%) DVB
7 1 (1.33%) HTTP
7 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (1.33%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) HTML
1 1 (1.33%) HTML5
1 1 (1.33%) Node.js
1 1 (1.33%) REST
1 1 (1.33%) Web Services
1 1 (1.33%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) PKI
4 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.67%) iPad
4 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.33%) MPEG
5 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.33%) STB
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (66.67%) Windows
2 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (10.67%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.00%) Linux
8 2 (2.67%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.33%) Android
9 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.33%) CentOS
9 1 (1.33%) Solaris
9 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (5.33%) DevOps
2 4 (5.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (5.33%) Service Management
2 4 (5.33%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (4.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (4.00%) Change Control
3 3 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (4.00%) Data Entry
3 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (4.00%) Time Management
4 2 (2.67%) Change Management
4 2 (2.67%) Disk Encryption
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (2.67%) Network Management
4 2 (2.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.33%) C
3 1 (1.33%) C#
3 1 (1.33%) C++
3 1 (1.33%) Java
3 1 (1.33%) Perl
3 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.33%) CCNP
6 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.67%) CCIE
7 2 (2.67%) MCSA
8 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.33%) CCNA
8 1 (1.33%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.33%) Degree
8 1 (1.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.33%) vSphere
5 3 (4.00%) VMware Server
5 3 (4.00%) XenApp
6 2 (2.67%) BitLocker
6 2 (2.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.67%) VirtualBox
6 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.67%) XenServer
7 1 (1.33%) Docker
7 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) SCCM
2 5 (6.67%) SCOM
3 3 (4.00%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.67%) SCSM
4 2 (2.67%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.33%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.33%) ThinApp
5 1 (1.33%) vRealize
5 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (37.33%) VMware
2 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.67%) Veeam
4 10 (13.33%) Cisco
5 5 (6.67%) Apple
5 5 (6.67%) Citrix
5 5 (6.67%) HP
6 4 (5.33%) Fujitsu
6 4 (5.33%) McAfee
6 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.00%) Dell
7 3 (4.00%) Spiceworks
7 3 (4.00%) Symantec
8 2 (2.67%) Acronis
8 2 (2.67%) Kaspersky
8 2 (2.67%) Meraki
8 2 (2.67%) Mitel
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle
8 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.67%) Sophos