Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £176 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 68 45
Rank change year-on-year -44 -23 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 48 67 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.58% 2.95% 4.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 3.13% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 72
Surrey median daily rate £176 £155 £261
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -40.57% -5.00%
10th Percentile £122 £113 £143
90th Percentile £402 £394 £475
South East median daily rate £210 £175 £275
% change year-on-year +20.00% -36.36% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 20
Surrey median hourly rate £15.16 £14.75 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -11.14% +14.48%
10th Percentile £14.40 £12.90 £8.88
90th Percentile £135.19 £20.29 £45.55
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -3.03%

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 2,871 2,140 2,429
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.69% 94.19% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,003 1,415 1,594
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £300 £242 £238
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 78 184
Surrey median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.92% -19.57% +24.32%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.68 £11.08
90th Percentile £51.38 £47.50 £53.38
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +1.43% -6.67% +7.45%

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 2018. 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
Reigate -26 9 £275 +13.40%
Leatherhead -2 5 £181 - 1
Staines -15 5 £438 - 1
Woking +4 3 £170 -54.67% 2
Guildford -12 3 £185 +45.10% 4
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £114 - 1
Epsom +3 2 £153 -6.15% 1
Weybridge -21 2 - - 2
Egham -4 1 £363 +190.00%
Chertsey -8 1 £300 -
Cranleigh - 1 £140 -
Godalming - 1 - -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 15 (31.25%) Office 365
4 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (22.92%) SQL
6 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 9 (18.75%) Windows 10
6 9 (18.75%) Finance
7 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 7 (14.58%) Entity Framework
8 7 (14.58%) .NET
8 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
8 7 (14.58%) C#
8 7 (14.58%) XML
8 7 (14.58%) ITIL
8 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
8 7 (14.58%) VMware
8 7 (14.58%) LINQ
8 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
8 7 (14.58%) jQuery
9 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
10 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
10 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (10.42%) MVC

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 5 (10.42%) IIS
1 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.25%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) LAN
2 3 (6.25%) WAN
3 2 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) SSH
4 1 (2.08%) SSL
4 1 (2.08%) VLAN
4 1 (2.08%) Wireless
4 1 (2.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Selenium
1 4 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) .NET
1 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
1 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
1 7 (14.58%) Entity Framework
1 7 (14.58%) jQuery
1 7 (14.58%) LINQ
1 7 (14.58%) XML
2 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (10.42%) SOAP
2 5 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (8.33%) RESTful
4 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.17%) Ajax
5 2 (4.17%) Middleware
5 2 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.08%) CCTV
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Windows 10
2 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.42%) Linux
4 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.17%) Unix
7 1 (2.08%) AIX
7 1 (2.08%) Android
7 1 (2.08%) HPUX
7 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.08%) Solaris
7 1 (2.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
1 7 (14.58%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.42%) MVC
2 5 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
3 4 (8.33%) Task Automation
4 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.25%) CRM
4 3 (6.25%) ERP
4 3 (6.25%) Information Security
4 3 (6.25%) Migration
4 3 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 3 (6.25%) Service Management
5 2 (4.17%) Change Management
5 2 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.17%) SOA
5 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) C#
3 3 (6.25%) VB
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) COBOL
5 1 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) PL/1
5 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) VMware
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle
4 4 (8.33%) HP
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (2.08%) Altiris
7 1 (2.08%) Apple
7 1 (2.08%) CA
7 1 (2.08%) Dell
7 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.08%) Huawei
7 1 (2.08%) IBM
7 1 (2.08%) Mitel
7 1 (2.08%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) Sophos
7 1 (2.08%) Spiceworks
7 1 (2.08%) Sun
7 1 (2.08%) Symantec
7 1 (2.08%) Veritas