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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 10 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.55% 3.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 3.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £165 £140 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £239 £215
% change year-on-year
-16.23% +11.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%

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
40 88 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 90.91% 95.65% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 88
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £104 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 8

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 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP