The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 10 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.50% 6.01% 6.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.96% 6.47% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate
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£110 £288 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.73% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £146 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £370 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £227 £203
% change year-on-year
-7.48% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £15.77 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.77 £15.54
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +1.49%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94 170 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 78.33% 92.90% 89.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 68 73
Average daily rate £300 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
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Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco
3 9 (37.50%) Firewall
3 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 9 (37.50%) Data Management
3 9 (37.50%) VLAN
3 9 (37.50%) Fortinet
3 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
4 7 (29.17%) SLA
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
5 6 (25.00%) SCCM
6 5 (20.83%) PDA
6 5 (20.83%) ServiceNow
6 5 (20.83%) VPN
6 5 (20.83%) MS Office
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) HP
6 5 (20.83%) Compaq
6 5 (20.83%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) CCNA
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.17%) MCSE
7 1 (4.17%) VoIP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
1 9 (37.50%) VLAN
2 5 (20.83%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) PDA
2 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
2 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Data Management
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL
2 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco
1 9 (37.50%) VMware
1 9 (37.50%) Fortinet
2 5 (20.83%) ServiceNow
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) HP
2 5 (20.83%) Compaq
2 5 (20.83%) Dell