The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 35 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.02% 2.17% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 2.43% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £250 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £234 £225
% change year-on-year
-2.67% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
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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
270 247 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 91.53% 89.17% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 129 92
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 42
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) MS Project
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) HNC
3 1 (12.50%) HND
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) CAD
3 1 (12.50%) RNC
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) RNC
1 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) CAD
1 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
1 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (12.50%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) HNC
1 1 (12.50%) HND
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks