The median contractor rate for a Windows Support Engineer was £213 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Support Engineer
England / South East
Rank 226 243 242
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 15 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 9
Median daily rate £213 £188 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +11.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £130 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £194 £164
% change year-on-year +3.22% +18.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -14.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £16.00 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £16.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £16.06
% change year-on-year -7.93% -1.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7384 8741 9195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.02% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4172 5330 4925
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 £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 376 447
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Windows Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Support Engineer in the South East

Windows Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Support Engineer in the South East

Windows Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Support Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Support Engineer in the South East

Windows Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Support Engineer in the South East

Windows Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +22 6 £266 +83.62% 1
Surrey +16 5 £90 - 4
Hampshire +9 1 £130 -52.72%
Kent +5 1 £105 -41.66%
Oxfordshire -20 1 £260 +30.00% 1
West Sussex - 1 £225 -
Windows Support Engineer
England

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South East region featuring Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
4 10 (41.67%) MS Office
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) LAN
7 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
8 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (25.00%) DNS
9 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.83%) VPN
9 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
9 5 (20.83%) WAN
9 5 (20.83%) DHCP
9 5 (20.83%) VMware
9 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (16.67%) Office 365
10 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (16.67%) Apple
10 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
10 4 (16.67%) Linux
11 3 (12.50%) SLA
11 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (12.50%) Remedy
11 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
11 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi

Windows Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Office
2 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) LAN
2 6 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.83%) DHCP
3 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.83%) VPN
3 5 (20.83%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Skype
4 1 (4.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MS Access
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Biotechnology
1 1 (4.17%) Clustering
1 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
1 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
6 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (8.33%) Android
8 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
8 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
8 2 (8.33%) SUSE
9 1 (4.17%) CentOS
9 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Case Management
1 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
2 1 (4.17%) Migration
2 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) MCDST
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.17%) BitLocker
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.17%) Netcool
1 1 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) Unicenter
1 1 (4.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Apple
4 3 (12.50%) Remedy
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) Veritas
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) BMC
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Meridio
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos
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