The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 35 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 13 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.56% 2.00% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.06% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Median daily rate £248 £231 £184
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.02% +25.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £226 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £236 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £250 £220
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
484 582 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.46% 96.84% 97.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 344 351
Median daily rate £350 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 51 54
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £43.25 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +13 10 £195 -13.33% 3
Peterborough 0 3 £300 +26.31%
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) ITIL
3 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
4 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
4 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
6 6 (15.79%) SQL
6 6 (15.79%) Degree
6 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
7 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (10.53%) Office 365
8 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
8 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
8 4 (10.53%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.53%) VMware
8 4 (10.53%) MS Office
8 4 (10.53%) Firewall
9 3 (7.89%) Finance
9 3 (7.89%) Migration
9 3 (7.89%) DNS
9 3 (7.89%) Linux
9 3 (7.89%) DHCP
9 3 (7.89%) HP
9 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
9 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
9 3 (7.89%) High Availability

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) DHCP
2 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) ADSL
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.63%) ISDN
4 1 (2.63%) LDAP
4 1 (2.63%) MPLS
4 1 (2.63%) PBX
4 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) Skype
4 1 (2.63%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) GIS
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Dutch Language
2 1 (2.63%) French Language
2 1 (2.63%) German Language
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) AS400
2 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) iPad
2 1 (2.63%) iPhone
2 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.89%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.63%) Unix
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
2 4 (10.53%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 3 (7.89%) High Availability
3 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.26%) Defect Management
4 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.63%) Application Discovery
5 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.63%) Change Control
5 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.26%) GDPR
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) WSUS
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.63%) DameWare
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) Dell
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) F5
5 1 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.63%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Sonus
5 1 (2.63%) Veeam
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