Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £130 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 20 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.

Support Engineer
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 34 46
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 11 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.33% 4.22% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 4.48% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 11
Southampton median daily rate £130 £250 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +56.25% -43.86%
10th Percentile £114 £134 £135
90th Percentile £249 £388 £300
Hampshire median daily rate £240 £294 £255
% change year-on-year -18.37% +15.29% +7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 10
Southampton median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% - +11.54%
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £13.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.40% -9.17% +3.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 443 469 678
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.66% 94.18% 97.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 327 460
Southampton median daily rate £375 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +5.52% +3.57%
10th Percentile £170 £206 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £507
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year +3.23% +2.65% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 67
Southampton median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.14% -12.50% -4.31%
10th Percentile £12.85 £10.90 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.84 £28.00 £46.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.07 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.72% +25.00% +11.86%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Southampton

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Southampton

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Southampton

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Southampton

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Southampton region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (9.09%) SCCM
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
5 1 (9.09%) Server Hardening
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
1 1 (9.09%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow