Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £178 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 50 50
Rank change year-on-year -18 0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 86 74 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.93% 3.68% 3.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 3.89% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 44 59
Surrey median daily rate £178 £153 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.53% -32.86% -13.33%
10th Percentile £105 £103 £110
90th Percentile £416 £423 £475
South East median daily rate £186 £200 £238
% change year-on-year -7.00% -15.79% -12.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 21
Surrey median hourly rate £15.25 £13.88 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.91% -22.92% +13.39%
10th Percentile £12.80 £11.34 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.50 £18.48 £45.50
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £14.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year +18.80% -8.59% -0.99%

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 2,781 1,901 2,478
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.69% 94.53% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,965 1,184 1,601
Surrey median daily rate £463 £414 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.90% -1.49% +8.39%
10th Percentile £273 £190 £250
90th Percentile £588 £552 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 116 139
Surrey median hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.80% -17.71% +35.21%
10th Percentile £11.87 £11.44 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.75 £53.94
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.43 £19.50
% change year-on-year +3.27% -10.60% +20.65%

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 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Guildford +12 17 £148 -65.29% 2
Chertsey -2 9 £285 +83.87%
Weybridge -4 8 £113 -25.00% 6
Leatherhead -5 6 £181 +14.92% 2
Staines -8 5 £235 - 2
Reigate -39 5 £375 +134.38% 3
Camberley -7 4 £388 - 2
Woking +10 3 £113 -68.83% 2
Epsom -4 2 £153 -6.15% 1
Godalming - 2 £110 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £114 - 2
Redhill +4 1 - -
Farnham 0 1 £110 +4.76%
Cranleigh - 1 £140 -
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 53 (61.63%) Windows
2 32 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 32 (37.21%) Windows 7
3 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
4 24 (27.91%) Microsoft Office
5 18 (20.93%) Windows 10
6 17 (19.77%) Office 365
7 15 (17.44%) ITIL
7 15 (17.44%) Windows Server
8 14 (16.28%) LAN
8 14 (16.28%) WAN
8 14 (16.28%) Windows 8
9 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (12.79%) VMware
10 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
10 10 (11.63%) Apple
11 9 (10.47%) Marketing
11 9 (10.47%) Cisco
11 9 (10.47%) Migration
12 8 (9.30%) VPN
12 8 (9.30%) Citrix
12 8 (9.30%) Linux
12 8 (9.30%) SCCM
12 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (8.14%) Windows XP
13 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (8.14%) Manufacturing
14 6 (6.98%) Android
15 5 (5.81%) Digital Marketing
15 5 (5.81%) Smartphone

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 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (27.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Adobe Campaign
1 4 (4.65%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.16%) Eikon
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.77%) Office 365
2 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.33%) GitHub
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.28%) LAN
1 14 (16.28%) WAN
2 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.30%) VPN
4 5 (5.81%) DNS
4 5 (5.81%) Firewall
5 3 (3.49%) DHCP
5 3 (3.49%) VLAN
5 3 (3.49%) VoIP
6 2 (2.33%) GSM
6 2 (2.33%) Internet
6 2 (2.33%) IPsec
6 2 (2.33%) M3UA
6 2 (2.33%) SCCP
6 2 (2.33%) SCTP
6 2 (2.33%) TCAP
6 2 (2.33%) UMTS
6 2 (2.33%) Wireless
6 2 (2.33%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (10.47%) Marketing
2 7 (8.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.49%) Finance
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.16%) Billing
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) REST
2 2 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.16%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Smartphone
2 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.49%) NHS
4 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.33%) iPhone
5 1 (1.16%) CCTV
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) Infotainment
5 1 (1.16%) iPad
5 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.16%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 53 (61.63%) Windows
2 32 (37.21%) Windows 7
3 18 (20.93%) Windows 10
4 15 (17.44%) Windows Server
5 14 (16.28%) Windows 8
6 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (9.30%) Linux
7 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (8.14%) Windows XP
9 6 (6.98%) Android
10 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
11 3 (3.49%) Mac OS
11 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (2.33%) Solaris
12 2 (2.33%) Unix
13 1 (1.16%) AIX
13 1 (1.16%) HPUX
13 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
13 1 (1.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) ITIL
2 9 (10.47%) Migration
3 5 (5.81%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (4.65%) Email Marketing
4 4 (4.65%) Workflow
5 3 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.49%) CRM
5 3 (3.49%) Data Management
5 3 (3.49%) Data Migration
5 3 (3.49%) DevOps
5 3 (3.49%) ERP
5 3 (3.49%) Microservices
5 3 (3.49%) Time Management
6 2 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.33%) Break/Fix
6 2 (2.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.33%) Service Management
7 1 (1.16%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.65%) Java
1 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
1 4 (4.65%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) C
3 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.33%) Perl
3 2 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (1.16%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.16%) C++
4 1 (1.16%) COBOL
4 1 (1.16%) PL/1
4 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.65%) MCP
2 4 (4.65%) MCSA
3 2 (2.33%) MCSE
3 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) CCA
4 1 (1.16%) CCNP
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.16%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.49%) vSphere
3 2 (2.33%) Docker
3 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.16%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.16%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) SCCM
2 2 (2.33%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.33%) Puppet
3 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.16%) DameWare
3 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) VMware
3 10 (11.63%) Apple
4 9 (10.47%) Cisco
5 8 (9.30%) Citrix
6 5 (5.81%) HP
6 5 (5.81%) SAP
7 4 (4.65%) Adobe
7 4 (4.65%) hybris
8 2 (2.33%) Dell
8 2 (2.33%) Lotus
8 2 (2.33%) NetApp
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle
8 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.16%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.16%) McAfee
9 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.16%) Sophos
9 1 (1.16%) Symantec
9 1 (1.16%) Veritas