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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 54 46 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.63% 2.20% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 2.29% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Median daily rate £200 £125 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £211
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.69 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.70 £16.00 £15.89
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +0.69%
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
835 829 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 97.43% 96.17% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 607 550
Median daily rate £363 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 51
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.91 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.86% +8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.77 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
5 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
5 7 (19.44%) VMware
5 7 (19.44%) Windows 8
5 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
6 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 6 (16.67%) SLA
6 6 (16.67%) Apple
7 5 (13.89%) Citrix
7 5 (13.89%) ITIL
7 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
7 5 (13.89%) Internet
8 4 (11.11%) Linux
8 4 (11.11%) Java
8 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (11.11%) Degree
8 4 (11.11%) Windows Vista
9 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
9 3 (8.33%) Billing
9 3 (8.33%) Network Design
9 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.33%) Acrobat
9 3 (8.33%) Lotus
9 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 3 (8.33%) Adobe

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 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (8.33%) IBM Domino
1 3 (8.33%) IBM Notes
1 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Acrobat
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Internet
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) 2G
4 1 (2.78%) 3G
4 1 (2.78%) 4G
4 1 (2.78%) BGP-4
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.78%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.78%) MPLS
4 1 (2.78%) OSPF
4 1 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
General
1 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) J2EE
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 7 (19.44%) Windows 8
4 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
6 4 (11.11%) Linux
6 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 2000
8 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.78%) AIX
9 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.78%) Unix
9 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (8.33%) Network Design
2 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (8.33%) Service Management
3 2 (5.56%) Data Management
3 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.56%) Migration
3 2 (5.56%) Network Management
3 2 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Hazard Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.78%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (2.78%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Apple
4 5 (13.89%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) Adobe
5 3 (8.33%) Dell
5 3 (8.33%) Lotus
5 3 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) Nokia
7 1 (2.78%) Acronis
7 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.78%) Juniper
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) SAP