Period
to 23 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 78 97
Rank change year-on-year -28 +19 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 68 89 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.80% 2.40% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 2.53% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 40
Hampshire median daily rate £250 £211 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.76% -29.83% +20.00%
10th Percentile £128 £112 £149
90th Percentile £369 £475 £403
South East median daily rate £220 £214 £266
% change year-on-year +3.04% -19.81% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 22
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.70 £13.03 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.57% -13.17% -
10th Percentile £12.23 £12.24 £11.66
90th Percentile £35.55 £17.50 £17.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year +19.66% -2.50% -10.98%

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 3,574 3,518 4,036
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 94.93% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,076 2,098 2,611
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £248 £258
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 252 217
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.00% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.08 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.39 £47.50 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.74% -12.50% +15.11%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +28 21 £135 -70.81% 3
Southampton -8 12 £260 +100.00% 2
Farnborough -18 6 £220 - 3
Winchester -4 5 £288 +43.75% 1
Fareham +1 4 £250 -9.09% 1
Hook -2 3 £175 -27.08% 1
Fleet -5 3 £475 +331.82%
Portsmouth -8 3 - - 1
Gosport - 2 £330 -
Aldershot -3 1 - -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 37 (54.41%) Windows
2 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
3 22 (32.35%) Active Directory
4 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
5 18 (26.47%) VMware
6 16 (23.53%) Windows Server
7 14 (20.59%) Cisco
8 13 (19.12%) SC Cleared
9 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (16.18%) ITIL
11 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (14.71%) LAN
11 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
11 10 (14.71%) DNS
11 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (13.24%) WAN
12 9 (13.24%) Office 365
13 8 (11.76%) Windows 10
14 7 (10.29%) Firewall
14 7 (10.29%) CCNP
14 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
14 7 (10.29%) HP
14 7 (10.29%) Data Centre
14 7 (10.29%) SolarWinds
14 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
14 7 (10.29%) DV Cleared
14 7 (10.29%) SCCM
15 6 (8.82%) SCOM
15 6 (8.82%) Veeam

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 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.35%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.94%) IIS
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.47%) Apache
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.47%) JBoss
5 1 (1.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Office 365
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.47%) IaaS
3 1 (1.47%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) DNS
1 10 (14.71%) LAN
2 9 (13.24%) WAN
3 7 (10.29%) Firewall
3 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.82%) DHCP
5 5 (7.35%) Network Security
5 5 (7.35%) Skype
5 5 (7.35%) VPN
6 4 (5.88%) SAN
7 3 (4.41%) PBX
7 3 (4.41%) SMS
7 3 (4.41%) VoIP
8 2 (2.94%) BIG-IP
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.94%) Internet
8 2 (2.94%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.94%) VLAN
8 2 (2.94%) Wireless
8 2 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) Redis
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Military
3 1 (1.47%) Front Office
3 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) J2EE
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) .NET Core
2 1 (1.47%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.47%) Node.js
2 1 (1.47%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.88%) PKI
2 4 (5.88%) Smartphone
2 4 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.41%) NHS
4 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.47%) IVR
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (54.41%) Windows
2 16 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (11.76%) Windows 10
5 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.94%) Linux
7 2 (2.94%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.47%) Android
8 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.47%) Solaris
8 1 (1.47%) Unix
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) ITIL
2 5 (7.35%) DevOps
2 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
2 5 (7.35%) Service Management
3 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.41%) ITSM
4 3 (4.41%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (4.41%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (4.41%) Patch Management
4 3 (4.41%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.94%) Change Management
5 2 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (2.94%) Demand Management
5 2 (2.94%) Disk Encryption
5 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.94%) NsoIT
5 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.88%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) Java
3 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.47%) C
3 1 (1.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.12%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (10.29%) CCNP
4 7 (10.29%) DV Cleared
5 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.41%) CCNA
6 3 (4.41%) MCSA
7 2 (2.94%) CCIE
8 1 (1.47%) MCITP
8 1 (1.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.88%) VMware Server
4 3 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.94%) BitLocker
5 2 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.94%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.94%) vSphere
5 2 (2.94%) XenApp
5 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.94%) XenServer
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) SCCM
2 6 (8.82%) SCOM
3 3 (4.41%) SCSM
3 3 (4.41%) SCVMM
3 3 (4.41%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.94%) WSUS
5 1 (1.47%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.47%) Ansible
5 1 (1.47%) Graylog
5 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.47%) Puppet
5 1 (1.47%) ThinApp
5 1 (1.47%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
2 18 (26.47%) VMware
3 14 (20.59%) Cisco
4 7 (10.29%) HP
4 7 (10.29%) SolarWinds
5 6 (8.82%) Veeam
6 5 (7.35%) McAfee
7 4 (5.88%) Citrix
7 4 (5.88%) Fujitsu
8 3 (4.41%) Apple
8 3 (4.41%) Remedy
9 2 (2.94%) Acronis
9 2 (2.94%) F5
9 2 (2.94%) Meraki
9 2 (2.94%) Mitel
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle
9 2 (2.94%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.94%) Sophos
9 2 (2.94%) Splunk
9 2 (2.94%) Symantec