The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
South East / Hampshire
Rank 72 68 67
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 42 57 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.28% 2.61% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.74% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 30
Median daily rate £150 £275 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +14.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £133 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £250 £225
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.80 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1715 2082 2001
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.00% 95.50% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1009 1386 1136
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 89 130
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +2 11 £133 -53.91% 3
Havant 0 5 £200 -33.33% 1
Farnborough 0 4 £145 -
Eastleigh +3 3 £128 +10.86%
Winchester +6 2 £182 -39.41%
Basingstoke -1 2 - - 3
Portsmouth -10 2 £450 +400.00% 2
Hook +6 1 £420 +6.32%
Andover - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £275 - 3
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 47 (54.65%) Windows
2 28 (32.56%) Active Directory
3 27 (31.40%) Security Cleared
4 26 (30.23%) Windows 7
5 24 (27.91%) SC Cleared
6 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
7 17 (19.77%) VMware
8 14 (16.28%) Windows Server
8 14 (16.28%) Cisco
9 13 (15.12%) MS Office
10 11 (12.79%) ITIL
10 11 (12.79%) HP
10 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
12 9 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (10.47%) Windows 10
13 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
14 7 (8.14%) MS Exchange
14 7 (8.14%) DNS
14 7 (8.14%) Data Centre
15 6 (6.98%) Office 365
15 6 (6.98%) vSphere
15 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (6.98%) SCCM
15 6 (6.98%) SNMP
15 6 (6.98%) CCNP
15 6 (6.98%) Remedy
16 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
16 5 (5.81%) Migration
16 5 (5.81%) Dell

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (8.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.65%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.49%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.33%) Apache
5 2 (2.33%) ArcGIS
5 2 (2.33%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.16%) IIS
6 1 (1.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Office
2 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.14%) DNS
3 6 (6.98%) SNMP
4 5 (5.81%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (5.81%) DHCP
4 5 (5.81%) NAS
4 5 (5.81%) SAN
4 5 (5.81%) WAN
5 4 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (4.65%) Firewall
5 4 (4.65%) LAN
5 4 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (4.65%) VPN
6 3 (3.49%) MPLS
6 3 (3.49%) Multicast
6 3 (3.49%) Skype
7 2 (2.33%) VoIP
8 1 (1.16%) ADSL
8 1 (1.16%) PSTN
8 1 (1.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.16%) Gradle
1 1 (1.16%) JIRA
1 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 5 (5.81%) Local Government
2 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Military
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) Finance
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.16%) Apache Camel
1 1 (1.16%) J2EE
1 1 (1.16%) OSGi
1 1 (1.16%) REST
1 1 (1.16%) SOAP
1 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.81%) EMC VMAX
2 5 (5.81%) EMC VNX
2 5 (5.81%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 4 (4.65%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.49%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.49%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.33%) FMCG
5 2 (2.33%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (54.65%) Windows
2 26 (30.23%) Windows 7
3 14 (16.28%) Windows Server
4 9 (10.47%) Windows 10
5 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.65%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.33%) Android
8 2 (2.33%) Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Unix
9 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.79%) ITIL
2 5 (5.81%) Converged Infrastructure
2 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (5.81%) Fault Management
2 5 (5.81%) Migration
3 3 (3.49%) Data Migration
3 3 (3.49%) Incident Management
3 3 (3.49%) ITIL V3
3 3 (3.49%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (3.49%) Service Management
4 2 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (2.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (2.33%) Change Management
4 2 (2.33%) DevOps
4 2 (2.33%) Human Factors
4 2 (2.33%) Logistics
4 2 (2.33%) Network Management
4 2 (2.33%) Open Source
4 2 (2.33%) Password Management
4 2 (2.33%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.49%) Java
1 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.49%) SQL
2 2 (2.33%) Perl
2 2 (2.33%) PHP
3 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (31.40%) Security Cleared
2 24 (27.91%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.98%) CCNP
5 5 (5.81%) CCNA
5 5 (5.81%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.16%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.16%) CCIE
7 1 (1.16%) CCIP
7 1 (1.16%) Degree
7 1 (1.16%) MCP
7 1 (1.16%) MCSE
7 1 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.98%) vSphere
4 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.33%) vCloud
5 2 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.33%) XenApp
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) SCCM
2 5 (5.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.33%) SCOM
3 2 (2.33%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.77%) VMware
3 14 (16.28%) Cisco
4 11 (12.79%) HP
5 6 (6.98%) Remedy
6 5 (5.81%) Dell
6 5 (5.81%) EMC
7 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.49%) Citrix
8 3 (3.49%) Lotus
8 3 (3.49%) SAP
9 2 (2.33%) Apple
9 2 (2.33%) CA
9 2 (2.33%) ESRI
9 2 (2.33%) Nortel
9 2 (2.33%) Oracle
9 2 (2.33%) Peregrine
9 2 (2.33%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.33%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.16%) Sonus
Bordon, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
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