The median contractor rate for a Windows Support Engineer was £200 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.

Windows Support Engineer
England > London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 398 411 396
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 29 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.097% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 26
London median daily rate £200 £200 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.26%  
10th Percentile £150 £120 £120
90th Percentile £308 £400 £322
England median daily rate £195 £205 £170
% change year-on-year -4.87% +20.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -25.03%  
England median hourly rate £13.03 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.96% -8.82%  

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%  

Windows Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Support Engineer in London

Windows Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Support Engineer in London

Windows Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Support Engineer in London

Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Support Engineer in London

Windows 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 Windows 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 -6 2 - - 1
Paddington - 1 £200 -
Windows Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (70.37%) Active Directory
3 22 (40.74%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 17 (31.48%) Windows Server
6 15 (27.78%) Windows 10
6 15 (27.78%) Office 365
7 13 (24.07%) Windows 7
7 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (22.22%) Apple
9 11 (20.37%) Mac OS X
9 11 (20.37%) ITIL
9 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
9 11 (20.37%) LAN
10 10 (18.52%) Migration
11 9 (16.67%) SCCM
11 9 (16.67%) WAN
11 9 (16.67%) Cisco
12 7 (12.96%) Finance
12 7 (12.96%) VMware
13 6 (11.11%) Citrix
13 6 (11.11%) NetApp
13 6 (11.11%) Mac OS
13 6 (11.11%) Android
14 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (9.26%) DHCP
14 5 (9.26%) VPN

Windows 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 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.78%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) LAN
2 9 (16.67%) WAN
3 5 (9.26%) DHCP
3 5 (9.26%) DNS
3 5 (9.26%) Firewall
3 5 (9.26%) VPN
4 3 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.56%) Wireless
5 2 (3.70%) IPv6
5 2 (3.70%) PBX
5 2 (3.70%) SMTP
5 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.70%) WLAN
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.85%) SAN
6 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) NUnit
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Legal
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Electronics
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.85%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) iPhone
2 4 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.56%) iPad
4 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Windows Server
3 15 (27.78%) Windows 10
4 13 (24.07%) Windows 7
4 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (20.37%) Mac OS X
7 6 (11.11%) Android
7 6 (11.11%) Mac OS
8 5 (9.26%) Linux
8 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
10 3 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
11 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
11 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.85%) Unix
12 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Migration
3 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.56%) Application Packaging
5 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.70%) Coaching
5 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (3.70%) Identity Management
5 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.70%) Ticket Management
5 2 (3.70%) Time Management
6 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.85%) ITSM
6 1 (1.85%) Project Management
6 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.85%) Service Management
6 1 (1.85%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) VBScript
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) A+ Certification
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.85%) MCDST
4 1 (1.85%) MCP
4 1 (1.85%) MCSA
4 1 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) Firmware
3 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.70%) vSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (1.85%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.85%) SCSM
3 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.22%) Apple
3 9 (16.67%) Cisco
4 7 (12.96%) VMware
5 6 (11.11%) Citrix
5 6 (11.11%) NetApp
6 5 (9.26%) Google
7 3 (5.56%) Sophos
8 2 (3.70%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) SAP
9 1 (1.85%) Adobe
9 1 (1.85%) BT
9 1 (1.85%) McAfee
9 1 (1.85%) Meraki
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle
9 1 (1.85%) Symantec
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