The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 25 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.

Support Engineer
South East / Surrey
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 49 50
Rank change year-on-year -26 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 16 45 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.33% 3.62% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 3.79% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 15
Median daily rate £275 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £145 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £215
% change year-on-year -27.27% +27.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Median hourly rate £15.25 £16.39 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.96% +13.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.39 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £37.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.64% -7.64%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1138 1187 1234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.52% 95.42% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 778 703
Median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +4.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 67 50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Surrey

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Surrey

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Surrey over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Surrey

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Surrey

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Surrey over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Support Engineer in Surrey

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 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
Leatherhead +13 2 £254 -43.61%
Camberley +6 2 £436 +336.25% 2
Chertsey 0 2 - -
Guildford -2 2 £275 -4.34% 2
Woking - 2 £140 - 4
Weybridge +10 1 £105 -
Farnham - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 £325 - 1
Staines - 1 - -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Surrey region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 31 (50.82%) Active Directory
3 20 (32.79%) Windows 7
4 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (27.87%) TCP/IP
5 17 (27.87%) VMware
6 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
7 14 (22.95%) Office 365
8 12 (19.67%) ITIL
9 11 (18.03%) Firewall
9 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
10 9 (14.75%) Windows 10
10 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (13.11%) SQL
11 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
11 8 (13.11%) LAN
11 8 (13.11%) Linux
11 8 (13.11%) Drupal
12 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
12 7 (11.48%) Puppet
12 7 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (11.48%) DevOps
12 7 (11.48%) Python
12 7 (11.48%) VPN
13 6 (9.84%) WAN
13 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
13 6 (9.84%) Windows XP
13 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (13.11%) Drupal
1 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.20%) CMS
2 5 (8.20%) WordPress
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.95%) Office 365
2 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) TCP/IP
2 11 (18.03%) Firewall
3 8 (13.11%) LAN
4 7 (11.48%) VPN
5 6 (9.84%) WAN
6 4 (6.56%) DNS
7 3 (4.92%) DHCP
8 2 (3.28%) 3G
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.28%) Internet
9 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.64%) Intranet
9 1 (1.64%) NAS
9 1 (1.64%) VLAN
9 1 (1.64%) WebEx
9 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.64%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.92%) Advertising
1 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Publishing
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Front Office
3 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) JSON
1 5 (8.20%) YAML
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.28%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 20 (32.79%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
4 9 (14.75%) Windows 10
5 8 (13.11%) Linux
6 6 (9.84%) Windows XP
7 5 (8.20%) Windows 8
8 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.28%) Android
10 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.64%) Unix
11 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.64%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) ITIL
2 7 (11.48%) DevOps
3 5 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.92%) Service Management
5 2 (3.28%) Change Control
5 2 (3.28%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.28%) Migration
5 2 (3.28%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.28%) Workflow
6 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.64%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.64%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.64%) Network Management
6 1 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.64%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.64%) Software Licensing
6 1 (1.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.48%) Python
3 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.28%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) Perl
5 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.64%) VB
5 1 (1.64%) VBA
5 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (3.28%) MCP
1 2 (3.28%) MCSE
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.64%) CCNA
2 1 (1.64%) CCNP
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) MCSA
2 1 (1.64%) MCTS
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (50.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.28%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.64%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) XenApp
5 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (11.48%) Puppet
2 5 (8.20%) Ansible
3 3 (4.92%) SCCM
4 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.64%) SCOM
5 1 (1.64%) SCSM
5 1 (1.64%) Simpana
5 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) VMware
2 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.20%) Cisco
4 4 (6.56%) Apple
4 4 (6.56%) Citrix
4 4 (6.56%) HP
5 2 (3.28%) AppSense
5 2 (3.28%) Dell
5 2 (3.28%) LANDesk
5 2 (3.28%) Veeam
6 1 (1.64%) CommVault
6 1 (1.64%) Juniper
6 1 (1.64%) Lotus
6 1 (1.64%) Meraki
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.64%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.64%) Sybase
6 1 (1.64%) Symantec