The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Devon 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Devon region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 30 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.04% 4.40% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 4.55% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Average daily rate
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£230 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -5.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £206 £203 £218
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.54
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.24%
Job Titles Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
243 154 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 92.40% 96.86% 97.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 83 72
Average daily rate £375 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 13
Average hourly rate £18.25 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.35 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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
Plymouth -2 2 £250 -3.84%
Exeter - 2 - - 2
Newton Abbot - - - -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) MS Office
4 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) MCP
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) Compaq
6 3 (25.00%) Dell
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
7 2 (16.67%) vSphere
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (8.33%) CTC Cleared

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Compaq
2 3 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) VMware