The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 36 54 37
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.25% 2.37% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.48% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Median daily rate £118 £238 £148
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.52% +61.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £200 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £338 £243
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £215 £213
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.39 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -13.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
Support Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
342 443 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.34% 95.47% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 315 264
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 24
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +60.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cambridge region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 11 (52.38%) SLA
4 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
5 10 (47.62%) SCCM
6 9 (42.86%) Apple iOS
6 9 (42.86%) Windows 8
6 9 (42.86%) MS Office
6 9 (42.86%) Apple
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Vista
8 7 (33.33%) Mac OS
8 7 (33.33%) Software Deployment
8 7 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (28.57%) Information Security
10 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
11 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
11 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
12 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (9.52%) CCNA
12 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
12 2 (9.52%) Finance
12 2 (9.52%) VMware
12 2 (9.52%) HP
12 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
12 2 (9.52%) LAN
12 2 (9.52%) WAN
12 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (9.52%) C
12 2 (9.52%) Java

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.76%) Skype
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) Ajax
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Health Informatics
2 1 (4.76%) Informatics
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 9 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Vista
5 7 (33.33%) Mac OS
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 2 (9.52%) Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
8 1 (4.76%) Solaris
8 1 (4.76%) Unix
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 6 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) OOD
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) SCCM
2 7 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Apple
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Computacenter
4 1 (4.76%) Lotus
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) WorldPay
4 1 (4.76%) Wyse
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