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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 14 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.69% 2.22% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.77% 2.27% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £180 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £210 £213
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +7.09%
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
114 132 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 87.69% 97.78% 90.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 100 42
Median daily rate £325 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 18
Median hourly rate £13.23 £34.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.94% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 July 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (41.67%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) SCCM
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (16.67%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
9 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
9 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
9 1 (8.33%) vSphere
9 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
9 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (8.33%) Office 365
9 1 (8.33%) Network Security

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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (8.33%) OpenText
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos