The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
South West / Bristol
Rank 56 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.66% 2.50% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.59% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Median daily rate £200 £125 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £116 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £243 £243
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £250 £220
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £22.00 £15.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.26% -10.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
804 851 832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 95.37% 96.70% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 608 598
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 25
Median hourly rate £18.50 £31.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.50 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bristol region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (75.61%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
3 20 (48.78%) Windows 7
4 18 (43.90%) MS Office
5 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
6 15 (36.59%) MS Excel
7 14 (34.15%) ITIL
8 9 (21.95%) Office 365
9 8 (19.51%) VMware
9 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
10 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
10 7 (17.07%) Cisco
11 6 (14.63%) Wireless
11 6 (14.63%) WAN
11 6 (14.63%) Linux
11 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
11 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
12 5 (12.20%) Smartphone
12 5 (12.20%) DNS
12 5 (12.20%) SLA
12 5 (12.20%) HP
13 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
13 4 (9.76%) VPN
13 4 (9.76%) DHCP
13 4 (9.76%) Firewall
13 4 (9.76%) Apple
13 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
13 4 (9.76%) SCCM
14 3 (7.32%) Android
14 3 (7.32%) Software Distribution

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (43.90%) MS Office
2 15 (36.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) WAN
1 6 (14.63%) Wireless
2 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 4 (9.76%) DHCP
3 4 (9.76%) Firewall
3 4 (9.76%) VPN
4 3 (7.32%) Internet
5 2 (4.88%) Broadband
5 2 (4.88%) LAN
5 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.44%) FTP
6 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.44%) SAN
6 1 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) Smartphone
3 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.32%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) iPad
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (2.44%) NHS
5 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (14.63%) Linux
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.32%) Android
6 2 (4.88%) Unix
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) AIX
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) Fedora
7 1 (2.44%) Solaris
7 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.32%) Change Management
4 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
4 3 (7.32%) ITSM
4 3 (7.32%) Software Distribution
5 2 (4.88%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Service Management
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Java
1 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) CCNA
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCITP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) NFS
2 1 (2.44%) Samba
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) Cisco
4 5 (12.20%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) Apple
6 3 (7.32%) Dell
6 3 (7.32%) Remedy
6 3 (7.32%) Toshiba
7 1 (2.44%) CA
7 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.44%) EMC
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle
7 1 (2.44%) Snow
7 1 (2.44%) Sophos