Period
to 14 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £170 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 77 57
Rank change year-on-year -21 -20 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 70 64 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.16% 2.55% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 2.69% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 83
Surrey median daily rate £170 £323 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.29% +41.76% -17.27%
10th Percentile £83 £115 £143
90th Percentile £401 £441 £485
South East median daily rate £210 £240 £275
% change year-on-year -12.50% -12.73% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 4
Surrey median hourly rate £17.15 £15.00 £16.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.33% -8.49% +1.66%
10th Percentile £12.29 £12.75 £10.59
90th Percentile £22.48 £20.09 £37.45
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £13.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year +27.74% -8.67% -9.09%

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 3,062 2,378 2,481
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 94.70% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,118 1,631 1,673
Surrey median daily rate £469 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £236
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 78 119
Surrey median hourly rate £22.00 £19.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.10% -12.78% +21.62%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year +5.56% -9.15% +13.21%

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 14 August 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
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 14 August 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 -20 11 £175 -46.15% 2
Woking +6 10 £170 -53.10% 3
Guildford -14 10 £120 -5.88% 4
Leatherhead +7 7 £80 -68.47%
Staines -17 4 £450 - 1
Dorking - 2 - - 1
Egham - 2 £363 - 1
Redhill +15 1 - - 1
Weybridge -19 1 - -
Epsom - 1 - -
Godalming - 1 £135 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £114 -
Tadworth - 1 - - 1
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 29 (41.43%) Windows
1 29 (41.43%) Microsoft
2 28 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (27.14%) SQL
3 19 (27.14%) Finance
4 16 (22.86%) Office 365
5 15 (21.43%) VMware
6 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
7 11 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
10 8 (11.43%) Linux
10 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
10 8 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (11.43%) Hyper-V
11 7 (10.00%) Entity Framework
11 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (10.00%) Windows 10
11 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
11 7 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 7 (10.00%) LINQ
11 7 (10.00%) jQuery
11 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
11 7 (10.00%) XML
11 7 (10.00%) ITIL
11 7 (10.00%) IIS
11 7 (10.00%) .NET
11 7 (10.00%) C#

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 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) IIS
3 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.86%) JBoss
5 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.86%) WildFly
6 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.86%) Office 365
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
1 8 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (10.00%) LAN
3 6 (8.57%) WAN
4 5 (7.14%) Firewall
5 4 (5.71%) DNS
5 4 (5.71%) VLAN
6 3 (4.29%) SSH
6 3 (4.29%) WebEx
7 2 (2.86%) DHCP
7 2 (2.86%) WLAN
8 1 (1.43%) Internet
8 1 (1.43%) Intranet
8 1 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.43%) Skype
8 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Selenium
1 4 (5.71%) SpecFlow
2 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Banking
2 2 (2.86%) Law
2 2 (2.86%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) .NET
1 7 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (10.00%) Entity Framework
1 7 (10.00%) jQuery
1 7 (10.00%) LINQ
1 7 (10.00%) XML
2 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (7.14%) SOAP
2 5 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (5.71%) Middleware
3 4 (5.71%) RESTful
4 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.86%) Ajax
5 2 (2.86%) Drools
5 2 (2.86%) LDAP
5 2 (2.86%) Web Services
5 2 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.29%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.86%) iPhone
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Fintech
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 29 (41.43%) Windows
2 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.43%) Linux
4 7 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (8.57%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.86%) Android
8 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.86%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.86%) Unix
9 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (10.00%) ITIL
2 7 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.14%) MVC
4 4 (5.71%) Change Control
4 4 (5.71%) Security Management
4 4 (5.71%) Task Automation
5 3 (4.29%) Business Continuity
5 3 (4.29%) Information Security
5 3 (4.29%) Patch Management
5 3 (4.29%) Server Management
5 3 (4.29%) Service Management
6 2 (2.86%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.86%) Change Management
6 2 (2.86%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.86%) TDD
6 2 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) SQL
2 7 (10.00%) C#
3 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.71%) Java
4 4 (5.71%) VB
5 3 (4.29%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Postgraduate
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) CCNA
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.43%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) SCCM
2 3 (4.29%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.86%) Ansible
3 2 (2.86%) Nagios
3 2 (2.86%) SCOM
4 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.43%) VMware
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (4.29%) Cisco
4 3 (4.29%) Citrix
4 3 (4.29%) Dell
4 3 (4.29%) Symantec
5 2 (2.86%) Apple
5 2 (2.86%) ForgeRock
5 2 (2.86%) HP
5 2 (2.86%) Huawei
5 2 (2.86%) McAfee
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.86%) Sony
5 2 (2.86%) Splunk
5 2 (2.86%) Veritas
6 1 (1.43%) Samsung