Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £113 per day in advertised job vacancies in Woking during the 6 months to 17 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
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 23 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 4.17% 2.46% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 2.78% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Woking median daily rate £113 £500 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -77.40% +194.12% -46.88%
Surrey median daily rate £235 £175 £238
% change year-on-year +34.29% -26.32% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Woking median hourly rate - - -
Surrey median hourly rate £15.38 £12.30 £17.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -30.70% +14.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking. 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
Woking
Contract vacancies in Woking with a recognized job title 126 108 134
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 87.50% 88.52% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 75 79
Woking median daily rate £363 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% -5.00% +11.89%
10th Percentile £159 £305 £250
90th Percentile £493 £475 £482
Surrey median daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Woking median hourly rate £10.00 £18.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.95% -50.67% +63.04%
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £26.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year -34.62% +42.47% +7.35%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Woking

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Woking

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Woking

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 17 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 Woking region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Migration

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft