The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 46 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.54% 2.61% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 2.70% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 11
Average daily rate £213 £104 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.32% -62.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £100 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £223 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.37 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £9.27 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £11.47 £17.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.09
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.71%
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
565 666 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.91% 96.52% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 368 239
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 56
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.56 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.96% -52.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.74 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.45 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -4 5 £225 +45.16% 5
Peterborough +6 2 £219 +110.33% 1
Huntingdon -2 2 £113 -65.38% 1
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
5 6 (27.27%) MS Office
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 4 (18.18%) SLA
6 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 4 (18.18%) LAN
7 3 (13.64%) WAN
7 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
7 3 (13.64%) Avaya
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 2 (9.09%) SCCM
8 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.09%) Degree
8 2 (9.09%) Banking
8 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
8 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
8 2 (9.09%) Office 365
8 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 2 (9.09%) Information Security
8 2 (9.09%) Multimedia
9 1 (4.55%) Document Management

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Multimedia
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
2 1 (4.55%) Document Management
2 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) ITSM
2 1 (4.55%) Migration
2 1 (4.55%) OO
2 1 (4.55%) OOD
2 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
2 1 (4.55%) SDLC
2 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Avaya
3 1 (4.55%) Apple
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
3 1 (4.55%) Lotus
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Sun
3 1 (4.55%) WorldPay
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