The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 24 July 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 Bristol 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 63 41 59
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.63% 1.12% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.23% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£115 £150 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £225 £220
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.26 £15.76 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.06%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
739 488 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.43% 91.21% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 316 486
Average daily rate £365 £348 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.03% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 20 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -28.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Support Engineer
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Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Support Engineer
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £120 - £130 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £18000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago