The median contractor rate for a Junior Support Engineer was £125 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 April 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.

Junior Support Engineer
UK
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 644 643
Rank change year-on-year +43 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Support Engineer 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.016% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.017% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Median daily rate £125 £150 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £145 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £220 £127
UK excluding London median daily rate - £148 £130
% change year-on-year - +13.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43833 53144 53796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.56% 95.10% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28465 34660 32613
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1448 1545 2147
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +2.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Junior Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Support Engineer in the UK

Junior Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior Support Engineer in the UK

Junior Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Support Engineer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior Support Engineer in the UK

Junior Support Engineer
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 April 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
England +32 3 £125 -16.66% 5
London +29 3 £125 -16.66% 1
City of London +11 1 - -

Junior Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Junior 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 featuring Junior Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) iPhone
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) MCP
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) DNA
4 1 (9.09%) SLA

Junior Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) DNA
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
1 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Google