Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £220 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 51 84
Rank change year-on-year -3 +33 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 95 82 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.42% 3.54% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 3.72% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 65 27
Surrey median daily rate £220 £175 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -22.22% -9.09%
10th Percentile £106 £104 £96
90th Percentile £438 £474 £465
South East median daily rate £213 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -22.73% +22.22% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 13
Surrey median hourly rate £15.38 £12.30 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -31.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.88 £12.95
90th Percentile £19.65 £15.50 £30.60
South East median hourly rate £14.12 £13.13 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.58% -17.97% -

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 2633 2205 2587
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.29% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1845 1448 1573
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £209 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 103 86
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +10.38%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.69 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.76 £45.07 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

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 21 November 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
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 21 November 2017. 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 +5 20 £149 -60.33% 4
Chertsey -7 8 £285 +86.89%
Weybridge +13 6 £113 -21.19% 4
Woking +7 6 £113 -77.40% 2
Camberley +2 6 £324 +194.32%
Reigate -32 4 £375 +42.86% 2
Staines +7 3 £220 -
Leatherhead -11 3 £175 -63.16% 2
Redhill -12 2 £525 +200.00%
Cobham - 2 £275 -
Farnham +12 1 £110 +4.76% 1
Epsom -16 1 £163 -
Godalming - 1 £110 - 1
Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 57 (60.00%) Windows
2 35 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 33 (34.74%) Active Directory
4 31 (32.63%) Windows 7
5 22 (23.16%) Microsoft Office
6 18 (18.95%) ITIL
7 17 (17.89%) Office 365
8 16 (16.84%) LAN
8 16 (16.84%) WAN
8 16 (16.84%) Windows Server
9 14 (14.74%) Linux
9 14 (14.74%) TCP/IP
9 14 (14.74%) Windows 10
10 13 (13.68%) Citrix
10 13 (13.68%) Apple
11 12 (12.63%) Cisco
11 12 (12.63%) VMware
12 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (11.58%) DevOps
12 11 (11.58%) Microservices
12 11 (11.58%) Windows 8
12 11 (11.58%) REST
12 11 (11.58%) VPN
13 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (9.47%) SCCM
14 9 (9.47%) Marketing
14 9 (9.47%) Firewall
14 9 (9.47%) Windows XP
15 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (8.42%) Load Balancing

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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.16%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.11%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.05%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.05%) nginx
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (23.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Adobe Campaign
1 4 (4.21%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (3.16%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.89%) Office 365
2 7 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.32%) GitHub
4 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.84%) LAN
1 16 (16.84%) WAN
2 14 (14.74%) TCP/IP
3 11 (11.58%) VPN
4 9 (9.47%) Firewall
5 5 (5.26%) DNS
6 4 (4.21%) Internet
7 3 (3.16%) DHCP
7 3 (3.16%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.16%) SAN
7 3 (3.16%) VoIP
7 3 (3.16%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.11%) GSM
8 2 (2.11%) IPsec
8 2 (2.11%) M3UA
8 2 (2.11%) SCCP
8 2 (2.11%) SCTP
8 2 (2.11%) TCAP
8 2 (2.11%) UMTS
8 2 (2.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.05%) MSI
General
1 9 (9.47%) Marketing
2 7 (7.37%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.32%) Finance
4 4 (4.21%) Back Office
5 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Billing
6 1 (1.05%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) REST
2 3 (3.16%) X-Windows
3 2 (2.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.21%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.16%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.16%) NHS
4 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.05%) Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) Infotainment
5 1 (1.05%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 57 (60.00%) Windows
2 31 (32.63%) Windows 7
3 16 (16.84%) Windows Server
4 14 (14.74%) Linux
4 14 (14.74%) Windows 10
5 11 (11.58%) Windows 8
5 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.47%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.26%) Android
8 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.11%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.05%) Solaris
11 1 (1.05%) Unix
11 1 (1.05%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) ITIL
2 11 (11.58%) DevOps
2 11 (11.58%) Microservices
3 8 (8.42%) Load Balancing
4 7 (7.37%) Migration
5 5 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (4.21%) Email Marketing
6 4 (4.21%) Workflow
7 3 (3.16%) Break/Fix
7 3 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.16%) Data Management
7 3 (3.16%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.16%) Service Management
7 3 (3.16%) Time Management
8 2 (2.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.11%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.11%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.11%) Resource Allocation
8 2 (2.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.32%) SQL
2 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.16%) Java
4 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.11%) C
4 2 (2.11%) Perl
4 2 (2.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.21%) MCP
2 4 (4.21%) MCSA
3 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.11%) ACSA
4 2 (2.11%) CCNA
4 2 (2.11%) MCSE
4 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.05%) CCA
5 1 (1.05%) CCNP
5 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.05%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 33 (34.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.32%) Docker
2 6 (6.32%) vSphere
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.05%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.05%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) SCCM
2 6 (6.32%) Puppet
3 3 (3.16%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.05%) DameWare
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.68%) Apple
2 13 (13.68%) Citrix
3 12 (12.63%) Cisco
3 12 (12.63%) VMware
4 5 (5.26%) HP
4 5 (5.26%) SAP
5 4 (4.21%) Adobe
5 4 (4.21%) hybris
6 3 (3.16%) Bloomberg
6 3 (3.16%) F5
6 3 (3.16%) FactSet
7 2 (2.11%) Dell
7 2 (2.11%) Lotus
7 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.11%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.05%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.05%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.05%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.05%) Proofpoint