The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Coventry region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 37 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.37% 2.16% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 2.34% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £208
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +110.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.58%
Support Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
341 299 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 93.42% 92.28% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 184 174
Median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 49
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Coventry region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) SLA
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (6.25%) SmoothWall
6 1 (6.25%) PKI
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) WSUS
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 6 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (6.25%) SmoothWall
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus