The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £161 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
South East / Surrey
Rank 44 46 55
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 44 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.83% 4.55% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 4.72% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 14
Median daily rate £161 £228 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.12% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £145 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £450 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £250 £225
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 9
Median hourly rate £14.75 £21.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.76% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £45.00 £17.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.68% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1082 1229 1339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.17% 96.39% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 799 727
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 99 58
Median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +58.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.03 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weybridge +7 7 £150 - 2
Woking -4 7 £388 +14.81% 2
Guildford +7 5 £164 -28.02% 8
Farnham - 5 £123 -
Leatherhead +15 3 - - 1
Chertsey - 3 - -
Egham -1 1 £125 +82.48%
Epsom -1 1 £163 -14.47% 3
Reigate - 1 £160 -
Support Engineer
South East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 54 (63.53%) Windows
2 33 (38.82%) MS Office
2 33 (38.82%) Active Directory
3 32 (37.65%) Windows 7
4 29 (34.12%) TCP/IP
5 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
6 17 (20.00%) Office 365
7 16 (18.82%) VMware
8 15 (17.65%) Linux
9 14 (16.47%) MS Excel
9 14 (16.47%) Firewall
10 13 (15.29%) Windows XP
10 13 (15.29%) MS Exchange
11 12 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (14.12%) Windows 10
12 11 (12.94%) LAN
12 11 (12.94%) ITIL
13 10 (11.76%) Windows Server
14 9 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (9.41%) VPN
15 8 (9.41%) Python
15 8 (9.41%) SLA
15 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (9.41%) Puppet
15 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
15 8 (9.41%) Drupal
15 8 (9.41%) Windows 8
16 7 (8.24%) DevOps
16 7 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
16 7 (8.24%) Driving Licence

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 13 (15.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.41%) Drupal
3 6 (7.06%) IBM Notes
4 5 (5.88%) CMS
4 5 (5.88%) WordPress
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (38.82%) MS Office
2 14 (16.47%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.00%) Office 365
2 9 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.12%) TCP/IP
2 14 (16.47%) Firewall
3 11 (12.94%) LAN
4 8 (9.41%) VPN
5 7 (8.24%) Internet
5 7 (8.24%) WAN
6 6 (7.06%) Wireless
7 5 (5.88%) DNS
8 4 (4.71%) DHCP
8 4 (4.71%) SSH
9 3 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.53%) GSM
9 3 (3.53%) LTE
9 3 (3.53%) M3UA
9 3 (3.53%) SCCP
9 3 (3.53%) SCTP
9 3 (3.53%) TCAP
9 3 (3.53%) UMTS
9 3 (3.53%) VoIP
10 2 (2.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) MySQL
1 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.18%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.71%) Korean Language
3 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Publishing
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Finance
5 1 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) JSON
1 5 (5.88%) YAML
2 2 (2.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.35%) SOAP
2 2 (2.35%) XML
3 1 (1.18%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Driving Licence
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.35%) DataPower
4 2 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.35%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 54 (63.53%) Windows
2 32 (37.65%) Windows 7
3 15 (17.65%) Linux
4 13 (15.29%) Windows XP
5 12 (14.12%) Windows 10
6 10 (11.76%) Windows Server
7 8 (9.41%) Windows 8
8 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.53%) Android
9 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.35%) Windows NT
10 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.18%) CentOS
11 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.94%) ITIL
2 7 (8.24%) DevOps
2 7 (8.24%) Incident Management
3 5 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (4.71%) Data Protection
4 4 (4.71%) Migration
4 4 (4.71%) Service Management
5 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.35%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.35%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.35%) Integration Testing
6 2 (2.35%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.35%) ITSM
6 2 (2.35%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.35%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.35%) Software Licensing
6 2 (2.35%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (1.18%) Change Control
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.18%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
1 8 (9.41%) Python
2 7 (8.24%) SQL
3 5 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.71%) Java
5 2 (2.35%) C#
5 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.35%) MCSA
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) ACMT
3 1 (1.18%) CCNA
3 1 (1.18%) CCNP
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.18%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.18%) MCDST
3 1 (1.18%) MCP
3 1 (1.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (38.82%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.35%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) Puppet
2 7 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.06%) Ansible
4 3 (3.53%) SCCM
5 2 (2.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) VMware
3 7 (8.24%) Cisco
4 6 (7.06%) Lotus
5 5 (5.88%) Apple
6 4 (4.71%) HP
7 3 (3.53%) LANDesk
7 3 (3.53%) Veeam
8 2 (2.35%) Citrix
8 2 (2.35%) Dell
8 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.18%) Acronis
9 1 (1.18%) Meraki
9 1 (1.18%) Polycom
9 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.18%) Remedy
9 1 (1.18%) Riverbed
Weybridge, Surrey
onezeero.
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £13 - £14.40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago