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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 28 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.89% 1.23% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 1.29% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £118 £225 £171
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +31.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £225 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £225 £184
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £230 £225
% change year-on-year
-15.21% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.88 £10.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.61% -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
335 309 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.82% 95.08% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 184 198
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £288 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 18
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £24.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 January 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 Cambridge region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (28.00%) Degree
4 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (24.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (24.00%) Asset Management
5 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.00%) MS Office
6 3 (12.00%) DHCP
6 3 (12.00%) DNS
6 3 (12.00%) Linux
6 3 (12.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (12.00%) Office 365
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.00%) High Availability
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.00%) WSUS
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco
7 2 (8.00%) IBM
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.00%) Dell
7 2 (8.00%) SQL
7 2 (8.00%) ADSL

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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DHCP
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) ADSL
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.00%) Unix
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (24.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 2 (8.00%) High Availability
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Application Discovery
4 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) Dell
2 2 (8.00%) IBM
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
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