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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 48 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 28 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.13% 1.90% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 1.99% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 8
Median daily rate £150 £168 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £134 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £186 £261
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £217 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.85% -3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Median hourly rate £24.50 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.12% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £14.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.80 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Support Engineer
South West

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
838 856 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.74% 95.75% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 628 627
Median daily rate £368 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 47 44
Median hourly rate £22.75 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.87% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.41 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £31.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016, 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 34 (77.27%) Windows
2 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
3 21 (47.73%) Windows 7
4 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 13 (29.55%) ITIL
7 12 (27.27%) MS Office
8 10 (22.73%) VMware
9 9 (20.45%) Windows 8
9 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
10 8 (18.18%) Cisco
10 8 (18.18%) Linux
10 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
11 7 (15.91%) Office 365
11 7 (15.91%) SLA
12 6 (13.64%) Internet
12 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
13 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
13 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.36%) SCCM
13 5 (11.36%) Apple
14 4 (9.09%) Citrix
14 4 (9.09%) Smartphone
14 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
14 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
15 3 (6.82%) Fibre Channel

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 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 12 (27.27%) MS Office
3 3 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.27%) CATIA
4 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (6.82%) LAN
2 3 (6.82%) Wireless
3 2 (4.55%) DHCP
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) Broadband
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) J2EE
1 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 3 (6.82%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) Windows 7
3 9 (20.45%) Windows 8
4 8 (18.18%) Linux
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
7 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.27%) AIX
10 1 (2.27%) CentOS
10 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 3 (6.82%) Network Management
2 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
2 3 (6.82%) Time Management
3 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (4.55%) Project Management
3 2 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.27%) Functional Testing
4 1 (2.27%) Migration
4 1 (2.27%) PLM
4 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.27%) Project Governance
4 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.27%) Software Distribution
4 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) C
2 1 (2.27%) C++
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.55%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.27%) CCA
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCITP
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSA
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (4.55%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) VMware
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco
4 5 (11.36%) Apple
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (4.55%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) Remedy
7 1 (2.27%) CA
7 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.27%) Dell KACE
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) PTC
7 1 (2.27%) Sophos
Bristol, Avon
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