Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Support Engineer was £213 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 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.

Project Support Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 898 846 908
Rank change year-on-year -52 +62 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Engineer 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.005% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.006% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
UK median daily rate £213 - £300
10th Percentile £206 - £159
90th Percentile £219 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 98,830 90,441 104,671
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.94% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,752 58,615 68,085
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,197 2,912 3,137
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.44
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -7.89% +11.76%

Project Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Support Engineer in the UK

Project Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Support Engineer in the UK

Project Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Support Engineer in the UK

Project Support Engineer
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Support Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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
UK excluding London -35 3 £213 - 2
Wales - 2 £213 -
East of England +1 1 - -
England -30 1 - - 1

Project Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, Project 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 featuring Project Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (33.33%) Android

Project 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix