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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 23 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.92% 3.63% 7.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 4.24% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 11
Average daily rate
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£170 £249 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.65% +32.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £230 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £273 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £208 £243
% change year-on-year
-2.40% -14.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.88%
Support Engineer
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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
211 165 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 87.92% 85.49% 87.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 92 89
Average daily rate £400 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 6 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.00 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £15.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
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 2 July 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 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (65.00%) Data Centre
5 10 (50.00%) VMware
5 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (50.00%) HP
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (45.00%) vSphere
7 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (35.00%) HP Data Protector
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
9 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
11 3 (15.00%) Software Distribution
11 3 (15.00%) DHCP
11 3 (15.00%) DNS
11 3 (15.00%) Dell
11 3 (15.00%) IBM
11 3 (15.00%) McAfee
11 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
12 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
12 2 (10.00%) Release Management
12 2 (10.00%) SCCM

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (10.00%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) 3G
2 1 (5.00%) 2G
2 1 (5.00%) LTE
2 1 (5.00%) 4G
2 1 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (15.00%) Software Distribution
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) Release Management
3 2 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (45.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) HP
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) McAfee
3 3 (15.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy