Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £135 per day in advertised job vacancies in Uxbridge during the 6 months to 23 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.

Support Engineer
Hillingdon > Uxbridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 18 23
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge 2.31% 4.39% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 4.63% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Uxbridge median daily rate £135 £118 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.89% -26.56% -44.83%
10th Percentile £128 £109 £133
90th Percentile £143 £168 £226
Hillingdon median daily rate £255 £118 £165
% change year-on-year +117.02% -28.79% -43.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Uxbridge median hourly rate - - -
Hillingdon median hourly rate £13.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge. 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
Uxbridge
Contract vacancies in Uxbridge with a recognized job title 121 108 155
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.08% 94.74% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 56 89
Uxbridge median daily rate £318 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.29% +16.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £65 £151 £170
90th Percentile £532 £488 £475
Hillingdon median daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Uxbridge median hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.77% +17.50% +42.45%
10th Percentile £12.45 £15.80 £9.90
90th Percentile £28.15 £29.15 £39.50
Hillingdon median hourly rate £13.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -44.68% +17.50% +42.45%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Uxbridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Uxbridge

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Uxbridge

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Uxbridge

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Uxbridge region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Uxbridge 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 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) VMware