The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 13 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.52% - 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.90% - 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £140 - £123
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.25 - £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.10 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.60% +3.22%
Support Engineer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
87 144 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 94.57% 97.96% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 89 56
Median daily rate £325 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £347 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Median hourly rate £12.25 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.17% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 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 Cheltenham region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) HP
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) HP Storage
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
8 1 (9.09%) Symantec
8 1 (9.09%) Sophos
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL
8 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
8 1 (9.09%) DHCP
8 1 (9.09%) VPN
8 1 (9.09%) DNS
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) CCNP
8 1 (9.09%) CCNA
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (9.09%) Change Management
8 1 (9.09%) Wireless

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Change Management
1 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
3 1 (9.09%) Sophos
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec