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 30 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 29 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 11 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.14% 1.17% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 1.22% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £180 £193 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.49% +26.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £147 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £239 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £208 £211
% change year-on-year
+25.30% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.77 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% -12.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.82 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.15% +5.43%
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
330 490 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.29% 95.52% 96.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 316 308
Median daily rate £400 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £240 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 47
Median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £15.77 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) MS Office
3 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 6 (27.27%) SLA
4 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 5 (22.73%) SCCM
6 4 (18.18%) Front Office
6 4 (18.18%) Back Office
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
7 3 (13.64%) Time Management
7 3 (13.64%) LAN
7 3 (13.64%) WAN
7 3 (13.64%) Apple
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
8 2 (9.09%) Information Security
8 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
8 2 (9.09%) Degree
8 2 (9.09%) Finance
8 2 (9.09%) VMware
8 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 2 (9.09%) HP

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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.55%) OLAP
General
1 4 (18.18%) Back Office
1 4 (18.18%) Front Office
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Health Informatics
2 1 (4.55%) Informatics
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
4 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Time Management
3 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security
3 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.55%) Application Discovery
4 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
1 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNA
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Apple
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) Wyse