Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Windows Support Engineer was £190 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 545 541
Rank change year-on-year -31 -4 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 63 63 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 44
London median daily rate £190 £200 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £126 £150 £123
90th Percentile £453 £383 £463
England median daily rate £175 £218 £175
% change year-on-year -19.54% +24.29% -18.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 9
London median hourly rate £160.00 £17.50 £21.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +814.29% -19.32% +60.67%
10th Percentile £14.55 £11.55 £12.04
90th Percentile £166.10 £25.30 £50.00
England median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.89% +2.86% +20.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44704 42967 43917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32366 30551 30963
London median daily rate £498 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 561 677
London median hourly rate £20.47 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +3.48% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 6 months to 22 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Central London -11 8 £158 -56.85% 6
West London 0 7 £127 -36.50%
South London -28 3 - -
Windows Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 28 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 22 (34.92%) Office 365
5 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
5 19 (30.16%) Windows 7
6 17 (26.98%) Windows 10
6 17 (26.98%) Finance
7 15 (23.81%) Android
8 14 (22.22%) Mac OS X
8 14 (22.22%) ITIL
9 13 (20.63%) Apple
9 13 (20.63%) VMware
10 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (19.05%) Linux
11 10 (15.87%) DHCP
11 10 (15.87%) DNS
12 9 (14.29%) Service Management
12 9 (14.29%) ITSM
12 9 (14.29%) Cisco
13 8 (12.70%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (12.70%) Jamf Pro
13 8 (12.70%) Meraki
13 8 (12.70%) Apple iOS
13 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (11.11%) Citrix
15 6 (9.52%) Banking
15 6 (9.52%) SCCM
16 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (7.94%) vSphere

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 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.92%) Office 365
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.59%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) DHCP
1 10 (15.87%) DNS
2 8 (12.70%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.35%) Wireless
5 3 (4.76%) LAN
5 3 (4.76%) VPN
6 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.17%) Firewall
6 2 (3.17%) IPv6
6 2 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.17%) SMTP
6 2 (3.17%) WLAN
7 1 (1.59%) Internet
7 1 (1.59%) Skype
7 1 (1.59%) SMS
7 1 (1.59%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.59%) WAN
7 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) AdminStudio
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.76%) Legal
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Electronics
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) International Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.35%) iPad
2 4 (6.35%) iPhone
2 4 (6.35%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.17%) Fintech
4 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) FMCG
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 19 (30.16%) Windows 7
4 17 (26.98%) Windows 10
5 15 (23.81%) Android
6 14 (22.22%) Mac OS X
7 12 (19.05%) Linux
8 8 (12.70%) Apple iOS
8 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (7.94%) Unix
9 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.17%) Mac OS
11 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.59%) CentOS
12 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) ITIL
2 9 (14.29%) ITSM
2 9 (14.29%) Service Management
3 4 (6.35%) Migration
3 4 (6.35%) Server Building
4 3 (4.76%) Change Management
4 3 (4.76%) Coaching
4 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.76%) Validation
5 2 (3.17%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.17%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.17%) Network Management
5 2 (3.17%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.17%) Statistics
5 2 (3.17%) Time Management
6 1 (1.59%) Data Management
6 1 (1.59%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.59%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
2 3 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.17%) A+ Certification
2 2 (3.17%) DBS Check
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) MCSE
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.59%) MCP
3 1 (1.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.94%) vSphere
3 4 (6.35%) XenApp
3 4 (6.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) Jamf Pro
2 6 (9.52%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.63%) Apple
2 13 (20.63%) VMware
3 9 (14.29%) Cisco
4 8 (12.70%) Meraki
5 7 (11.11%) Citrix
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle
6 4 (6.35%) ThinPrint
7 3 (4.76%) Google
8 2 (3.17%) HP
8 2 (3.17%) SAP
9 1 (1.59%) Dell
9 1 (1.59%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.59%) McAfee
9 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.59%) Sophos