The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire 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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 51 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 11 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.65% 1.71% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.81% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 1
Median daily rate £170 £250 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £220 £240
% change year-on-year
-20.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.66 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +3.44%
Support Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
635 938 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.20% 94.37% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 662 369
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 54
Median hourly rate £15.15 £17.42 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.03% +7.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.40 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -1 3 £170 -30.61% 1
Knutsford +9 2 £275 -
Chester +4 2 - - 1
Crewe +3 1 £110 - 2
Macclesfield - 1 - - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £200 - 1
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Cheshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 3 (17.65%) Symantec
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
5 3 (17.65%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
6 2 (11.76%) VPN
6 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
6 2 (11.76%) Lotus
6 2 (11.76%) Apple
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp OnCommand
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Skype

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (11.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Skype
2 1 (5.88%) SMTP
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.88%) iPad
1 1 (5.88%) iPhone
1 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
1 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.88%) ERP
2 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (5.88%) NetApp OnCommand
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Symantec
3 2 (11.76%) Apple
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus
4 1 (5.88%) Aruba
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
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