The median contractor rate for an IT Support Engineer was £180 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 June 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.

IT Support Engineer
England > London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 400 407 400
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 27 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 15
London median daily rate £180 £175 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -14.63%  
10th Percentile £118 £94 £133
90th Percentile £232 £317 £310
England median daily rate £150 £155 £189
% change year-on-year -3.22% -17.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
London median hourly rate £18.70 £29.00 £13.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.51% +115.45%  
10th Percentile £14.75 £16.50 £9.65
90th Percentile £23.00 £129.90 £15.85
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19728 20608 22170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.25% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 49226 53698 57849
London median daily rate £500 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
10th Percentile £306 £283 £263
90th Percentile £650 £640 £631
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 773 758 1434
London median hourly rate £19.82 £17.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -6.57%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.18 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £44.95 £52.17
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in London

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Support Engineer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support Engineer in London

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Support Engineer in London

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support Engineer in London

IT Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
City of London -1 6 £200 -33.33% 3
IT Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT 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 London region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 34 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 19 (37.25%) Windows 7
3 19 (37.25%) Office 365
4 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (29.41%) ITIL
5 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 13 (25.49%) Apple
7 12 (23.53%) Cisco
7 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
7 12 (23.53%) Windows 10
8 9 (17.65%) Android
8 9 (17.65%) Mac OS X
9 8 (15.69%) Firewall
9 8 (15.69%) Finance
9 8 (15.69%) VMware
10 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (13.73%) Change Management
10 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
11 6 (11.76%) VPN
11 6 (11.76%) ITSM
11 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
11 6 (11.76%) Google
11 6 (11.76%) Skype for Business
11 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (9.80%) Skype
12 5 (9.80%) Windows 8
12 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
12 5 (9.80%) SCCM
12 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (13.73%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) SAS
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 19 (37.25%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) G Suite
3 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Firewall
2 6 (11.76%) VPN
3 5 (9.80%) LAN
3 5 (9.80%) Skype
3 5 (9.80%) WAN
3 5 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (7.84%) DHCP
4 4 (7.84%) DNS
4 4 (7.84%) PBX
5 3 (5.88%) SAN
5 3 (5.88%) Wireless
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.92%) VoIP
7 1 (1.96%) FTP
7 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.96%) MPLS
7 1 (1.96%) NAS
7 1 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Smartphone
2 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.88%) RSA SecurID
2 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.92%) BYOD
3 2 (3.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) Windows 7
3 12 (23.53%) Windows 10
3 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 9 (17.65%) Android
4 9 (17.65%) Mac OS X
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (9.80%) Windows 8
7 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.92%) Linux
9 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.96%) SUSE
10 1 (1.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) ITIL
2 7 (13.73%) Change Management
3 6 (11.76%) ITSM
4 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL V3
5 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.84%) Service Management
6 3 (5.88%) Break/Fix
7 2 (3.92%) Migration
7 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.96%) Email Migration
8 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.96%) Project Management
8 1 (1.96%) Resource Allocation
8 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) C
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) MCP
3 2 (3.92%) MCSA
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.49%) Apple
3 12 (23.53%) Cisco
4 8 (15.69%) VMware
5 6 (11.76%) Google
6 4 (7.84%) Meraki
7 3 (5.88%) Citrix
7 3 (5.88%) Dell
7 3 (5.88%) HP
7 3 (5.88%) Toshiba
8 2 (3.92%) Polycom
8 2 (3.92%) Wyse
9 1 (1.96%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.96%) BT
9 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.96%) McAfee
9 1 (1.96%) Reuters
9 1 (1.96%) Sophos
9 1 (1.96%) Veeam
9 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard
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