Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Support Engineer was £375 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.

Technical Support Engineer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 125 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 - +119
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.072% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Surrey median daily rate £375 £435 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.79% - -
South East median daily rate £225 £368 £275
% change year-on-year -38.78% +33.64% -19.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £14.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year -15.49% -5.33% -3.23%

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%

Technical Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Technical Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support Engineer in Surrey

Technical Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Support Engineer in Surrey

Technical Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Support Engineer in Surrey

Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Support Engineer in Surrey

Technical 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 Technical 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
Camberley - 1 £450 -
Guildford - 1 £300 -
Technical Support Engineer
South East

Technical Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Proofpoint
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto

Technical 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) ISMS
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Proofpoint