The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 14 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.05% 0.92% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.49% 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £163 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £235 £225
% change year-on-year
-17.02% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91 105 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 91.92% 96.33% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 76 57
Median daily rate £365 £399 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.46% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £246 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +24.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.79 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Chester region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Chester region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
4 1 (14.29%) COSHH
4 1 (14.29%) ELK Stack
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (14.29%) logstash
4 1 (14.29%) Kibana
4 1 (14.29%) Webmin
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) COSHH
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kibana
1 1 (14.29%) logstash
1 1 (14.29%) Webmin
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus