The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 16 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 20 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.73% 5.99% 5.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.72% 6.64% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 4
Average daily rate £253 £344 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.54% +59.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £256 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £409 £246
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.35
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.97%
Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
259 256 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 87.21% 90.14% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 105 132
Average daily rate £350 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 39
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £30.00 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 8 (33.33%) VMware
5 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
5 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
5 7 (29.17%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (25.00%) SLA
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Change Management
7 5 (20.83%) WAN
7 5 (20.83%) LAN
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Firewall
8 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (16.67%) F5
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
9 3 (12.50%) Release Management
9 3 (12.50%) Validation
9 3 (12.50%) 3G
9 3 (12.50%) ITIL
9 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 3 (12.50%) Linux
9 3 (12.50%) Nokia

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Sage 200
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) LAN
1 5 (20.83%) WAN
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) 3G
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) MPLS
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) SMS
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (4.17%) Billing
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.50%) Linux
6 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.33%) Unix
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Change Management
2 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Release Management
3 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) CEH
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CISSP
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.17%) Endace
2 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) F5
4 3 (12.50%) Nokia
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Aruba
6 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
6 1 (4.17%) Meridio
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) Sage
6 1 (4.17%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos