The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Bracknell 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 23 36 10
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.43% 0.48% 9.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.93% 0.50% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate £284 - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Job Titles Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
284 200 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 89.87% 95.24% 92.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 65 30
Average daily rate £365 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.18 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.19 £17.50 £14.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Support Engineer
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) VMware
2 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
5 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
5 12 (38.71%) HP
6 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
7 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
8 9 (29.03%) vSphere
9 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (25.81%) HP Data Protector
9 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
10 7 (22.58%) Firewall
10 7 (22.58%) Cisco
11 6 (19.35%) Software Distribution
11 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (19.35%) McAfee
11 6 (19.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (16.13%) Juniper
12 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
12 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
12 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (16.13%) Release Management
13 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (12.90%) UAG
13 4 (12.90%) Lync
13 4 (12.90%) Software Deployment
13 4 (12.90%) NetScreen

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.90%) Lync
4 2 (6.45%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (12.90%) NetScreen
2 4 (12.90%) VPN
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) SSL
3 3 (9.68%) SMS
3 3 (9.68%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
6 3 (9.68%) Solaris
7 1 (3.23%) UNIX
7 1 (3.23%) Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Software Distribution
2 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
2 5 (16.13%) Release Management
3 4 (12.90%) Software Deployment
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) High Availability
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CNA
4 1 (3.23%) Novell Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) MCSA
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.23%) MCTS
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
3 9 (29.03%) vSphere
4 4 (12.90%) UAG
4 4 (12.90%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (19.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) VMware
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (38.71%) HP
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco
5 6 (19.35%) McAfee
6 5 (16.13%) Juniper
7 3 (9.68%) Citrix
8 2 (6.45%) Veritas
9 1 (3.23%) Symantec
9 1 (3.23%) NetApp
9 1 (3.23%) Novell
9 1 (3.23%) AppSense
9 1 (3.23%) Lumension