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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 45 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 21 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.77% 3.65% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 3.81% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 8
Median daily rate £130 £124 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £119 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £212 £224
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £220 £240
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 10
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £25.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
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
721 788 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 95.24% 95.86% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 568 660
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 49
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
3 18 (41.86%) Windows 7
4 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
5 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
6 13 (30.23%) MS Office
7 12 (27.91%) ITIL
8 10 (23.26%) VMware
8 10 (23.26%) Cisco
9 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
9 8 (18.60%) Linux
10 7 (16.28%) Office 365
10 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
11 6 (13.95%) SCCM
11 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
11 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
11 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
12 5 (11.63%) DNS
12 5 (11.63%) DHCP
12 5 (11.63%) Internet
13 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
13 4 (9.30%) LAN
13 4 (9.30%) Smartphone
13 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (6.98%) Driving Licence
14 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
14 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
14 3 (6.98%) Asset Management

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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
2 13 (30.23%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) CATIA
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) DHCP
1 5 (11.63%) DNS
1 5 (11.63%) Internet
2 4 (9.30%) LAN
3 3 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.98%) WAN
4 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.65%) Wireless
5 1 (2.33%) Broadband
5 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.33%) FTP
5 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.33%) SSH
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
5 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Smartphone
3 3 (6.98%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (4.65%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
5 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Windows 7
3 8 (18.60%) Linux
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.33%) CentOS
8 1 (2.33%) Fedora
8 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.65%) Project Management
4 2 (4.65%) Service Management
4 2 (4.65%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.33%) CAD
5 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.33%) Migration
5 1 (2.33%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.33%) PLM
5 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.33%) Project Governance
5 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
1 1 (2.33%) C++
1 1 (2.33%) Java
1 1 (2.33%) Perl
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) CCNA
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.65%) MCSE
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CCA
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.33%) MCITP
4 1 (2.33%) MCP
4 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) NFS
3 1 (2.33%) Samba
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (4.65%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Cisco
2 10 (23.26%) VMware
3 3 (6.98%) Citrix
3 3 (6.98%) HP
4 2 (4.65%) Remedy
5 1 (2.33%) Apple
5 1 (2.33%) CA
5 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.33%) Dell KACE
5 1 (2.33%) PTC
5 1 (2.33%) Sophos