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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 10 15 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.77% 6.19% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.26% 6.38% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £225 £235
% change year-on-year
-15.55% -4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.98 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.53%

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
54 94 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 94.74% 96.91% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 49 82
Median daily rate £350 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £110 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £42.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Cheltenham region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) DBS Check
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) CCTV
5 1 (12.50%) BYOD

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) BYOD
1 1 (12.50%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware