The median contractor rate for a Windows Support Engineer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 26 April 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.51% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £200 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £194 £163
% change year-on-year -9.67% +19.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £16.06
% change year-on-year +11.53% -19.02%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 377 370 449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 95.20% 97.63% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 271 288
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 22
Median hourly rate £11.17 £32.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.63% +140.74%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Windows Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Support Engineer in Northamptonshire

Windows Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Support Engineer in Northamptonshire

Windows Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Support Engineer in Northamptonshire

Windows Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Northampton - 2 £200 -
Windows Support Engineer
East Midlands

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) SCCM
3 8 (80.00%) ITIL
4 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (70.00%) Clustering
4 7 (70.00%) Project Management
4 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) Degree
4 7 (70.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 7 (70.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (70.00%) SDLC
4 7 (70.00%) Unified Communications
4 7 (70.00%) ITIL V3
4 7 (70.00%) High Availability
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 7

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Unified Communications
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Clustering
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 7 (70.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (70.00%) High Availability
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL V3
2 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 7 (70.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft