The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cornwall region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 9 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 4.55% 3.33% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 3.45% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£225 - £120
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £15.23
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -8.89%
Support Engineer
South 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 Cornwall 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
Cornwall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cornwall 100.00% 96.67% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 9
Average daily rate £225 £318 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.13% -20.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £233 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +81.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cornwall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Cornwall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cornwall

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cornwall

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cornwall

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cornwall

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cornwall

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cornwall

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Cornwall region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Truro - 1 £225 -
Falmouth - - - -
Helston - - - -
Redruth - - - - 1
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cornwall region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) MetaFrame
1 1 (100.00%) Novell
1 1 (100.00%) Novell eDirectory

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cornwall by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cornwall region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) MetaFrame
1 1 (100.00%) Novell eDirectory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Novell