Period
to 19 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

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
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 106 71
Rank change year-on-year +17 -35 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 43 56 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.80% 1.83% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.93% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 41
Surrey median daily rate £263 £170 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.41% +4.62% -35.64%
10th Percentile £131 £115 £116
90th Percentile £343 £417 £400
South East median daily rate £250 £210 £175
% change year-on-year +19.05% +20.00% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 19
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £15.16 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.84% +2.78% -13.24%
10th Percentile £15.67 £14.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.99 £135.19 £20.29
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2,250 2,901 2,214
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.26% 94.74% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,596 1,999 1,479
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £306 £293 £260
90th Percentile £625 £599 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 74 69
Surrey median hourly rate £19.55 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.13% +21.62% -29.19%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.17 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.18 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £22.45 £18.11 £17.50
% change year-on-year +23.96% +3.49% -12.50%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 6 months to 19 June 2019.

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 6 months to 19 June 2019.

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 6 months to 19 June 2019. 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
Guildford +10 4 £145 +20.83% 2
Woking -8 4 £300 +76.47% 4
Epsom +11 3 £300 +87.50%
Reigate +19 2 £250 -9.09% 5
Egham -3 2 £394 +8.62%
Godalming -8 2 £235 +74.07%
Camberley - 2 - -
Weybridge +15 1 £165 -
Leatherhead +3 1 £165 -8.84% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames 0 1 - -
Tadworth - 1 £275 -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
3 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
4 13 (30.23%) ITIL
5 12 (27.91%) Windows 10
6 11 (25.58%) Citrix
6 11 (25.58%) Finance
7 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (18.60%) WAN
8 8 (18.60%) VMware
9 7 (16.28%) Office 365
9 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
9 7 (16.28%) VPN
9 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (13.95%) DHCP
10 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
10 6 (13.95%) LAN
10 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
11 5 (11.63%) SCCM
11 5 (11.63%) SCOM
11 5 (11.63%) Firewall
11 5 (11.63%) Linux
11 5 (11.63%) DNS
11 5 (11.63%) .NET
11 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
12 4 (9.30%) C#
12 4 (9.30%) SAP
12 4 (9.30%) NHS
12 4 (9.30%) Internet

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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) Confluence
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) GroupWise
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) WAN
2 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.28%) VPN
3 6 (13.95%) DHCP
3 6 (13.95%) LAN
4 5 (11.63%) DNS
4 5 (11.63%) Firewall
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (9.30%) Internet
6 3 (6.98%) Network Security
6 3 (6.98%) VoIP
6 3 (6.98%) Wireless
7 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (4.65%) VLAN
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.33%) IPsec
8 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.33%) WebEx
8 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Electronics
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) EDI
2 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) NHS
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) BYOD
3 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
3 12 (27.91%) Windows 10
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
5 5 (11.63%) Linux
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.33%) Android
9 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.33%) CentOS
9 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.33%) Unix
9 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) Service Management
3 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
3 3 (6.98%) Server Building
4 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.65%) Break/Fix
4 2 (4.65%) Change Management
4 2 (4.65%) DNA
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.65%) Operations Management
4 2 (4.65%) Runbook
4 2 (4.65%) Storage Management
4 2 (4.65%) Task Automation
4 2 (4.65%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.33%) ITSM
5 1 (2.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) C#
2 3 (6.98%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.65%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.98%) CCNP
3 3 (6.98%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) MCDST
4 2 (4.65%) MCP
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) vSphere
3 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) SCCM
1 5 (11.63%) SCOM
2 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.65%) Nagios
4 1 (2.33%) SCSM
4 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Citrix
3 8 (18.60%) VMware
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco
4 4 (9.30%) SAP
5 3 (6.98%) Avaya
5 3 (6.98%) Meraki
6 2 (4.65%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) PagerDuty
6 2 (4.65%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.33%) Apple
7 1 (2.33%) CommVault
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle
7 1 (2.33%) Perforce
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) Sophos
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec
7 1 (2.33%) Wyse