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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 24 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.17% 5.06% 3.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.65% 5.44% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Average daily rate
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£238 £235 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -37.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.34 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +2.26%
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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
258 331 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 89.58% 92.98% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 150 76
Average daily rate £300 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 15
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 £12.45 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.50 £17.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 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 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
3 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
4 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (34.78%) DV Cleared
6 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (30.43%) vSphere
7 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (30.43%) HP
8 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
8 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
8 6 (26.09%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (21.74%) Clustering
9 5 (21.74%) High Availability
10 4 (17.39%) Live Communications Server
10 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
10 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
10 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
11 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
12 2 (8.70%) Time Management
12 2 (8.70%) Release Management
12 2 (8.70%) Migration

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (17.39%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.35%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) SMS
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
4 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Debian
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) High Availability
2 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) Release Management
3 2 (8.70%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Web Development
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) VB
1 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (30.43%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) IBM