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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 25 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.33% 5.96% 5.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% 6.43% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £173 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.66% -55.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £140 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £223 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £193 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -23.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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
236 280 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 87.41% 92.72% 91.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 137 77
Average daily rate £315 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.26 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
6 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
8 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (22.22%) High Availability
9 4 (22.22%) Clustering
9 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
10 3 (16.67%) Live Communications Server
10 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 3 (16.67%) Linux
10 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
10 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (16.67%) HP
10 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (16.67%) vSphere
11 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
11 2 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (11.11%) DNS
11 2 (11.11%) HP Data Protector

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (16.67%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) SMS
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Debian
5 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
1 4 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (11.11%) Time Management
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
3 1 (5.56%) Release Management
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VB
1 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Lotus
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) McAfee
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe
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