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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 30 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 26 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.28% 3.26% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.46% 3.38% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
Median daily rate £115 £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £104 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £281 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.13 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £32.25 £18.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Support Engineer
East of England

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
583 710 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.05% 96.34% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 359 323
Median daily rate £413 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 79 71
Median hourly rate £32.50 £14.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.14% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 18 £155 -31.11% 4
Peterborough +13 6 £88 -15.86% 2
Huntingdon -11 1 £135 -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
3 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (36.11%) Windows 7
5 12 (33.33%) SLA
5 12 (33.33%) MS Office
6 10 (27.78%) SCCM
6 10 (27.78%) Windows 8
7 9 (25.00%) Apple iOS
7 9 (25.00%) Apple
8 8 (22.22%) Windows Vista
9 7 (19.44%) Mac OS
9 7 (19.44%) Software Deployment
9 7 (19.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (16.67%) Information Security
11 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
12 4 (11.11%) LAN
12 4 (11.11%) VMware
13 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
13 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
13 3 (8.33%) HP
13 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (8.33%) WAN
13 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
13 3 (8.33%) CCNA
14 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
14 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
14 2 (5.56%) Linux
14 2 (5.56%) C

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 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) Internet
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.78%) Skype
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
4 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) Ajax
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.78%) Informatics
3 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Windows 7
3 10 (27.78%) Windows 8
4 9 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Vista
6 7 (19.44%) Mac OS
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.56%) Linux
8 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.78%) Android
9 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.78%) Solaris
9 1 (2.78%) Unix
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Software Deployment
2 6 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.78%) Document Management
4 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.78%) Migration
4 1 (2.78%) OO
4 1 (2.78%) OOD
4 1 (2.78%) Process Improvement
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C
1 2 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) PHP
2 1 (2.78%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) CCNA
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) SCCM
2 7 (19.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.78%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Apple
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Lotus
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.78%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Sun
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) WorldPay
6 1 (2.78%) Wyse