Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Windows Support Engineer was £119 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Windows Support Engineer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 136 125
Rank change year-on-year -20 -11 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Support Engineer 6 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.19% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.42% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Surrey median daily rate £119 £138 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% -38.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £117 £103 £158
90th Percentile £120 £388 £438
South East median daily rate £120 £140 £190
% change year-on-year -14.29% -26.32% -10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Surrey median hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.58% +37.78% -37.50%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.65 £10.58
90th Percentile £21.60 £16.55 £11.73
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £13.03 £11.25
% change year-on-year -7.87% +15.78% -29.07%

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 3,060 2,620 2,197
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.47% 95.03% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,171 1,836 1,445
Surrey median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 93 103
Surrey median hourly rate £36.25 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.24% -24.44% +19.90%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.79 £11.69
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.76 £45.07
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.62
% change year-on-year +13.89% -8.25% +7.18%

Windows Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Support Engineer in Surrey

Windows Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Support Engineer in Surrey

Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Support Engineer in Surrey

Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Egham - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £119 -
Reigate -17 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Windows Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, Windows 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 Windows Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) WebEx
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Python

Windows 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) WebEx
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee