The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dorset region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 19 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.51% 3.76% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 3.91% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Median daily rate £280 £120 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £215 £210
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £11.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.74 £16.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.16% +7.09%
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 Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
248 179 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 97.64% 96.24% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 104 100
Median daily rate £385 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 21
Median hourly rate £30.00 £33.25 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -19.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 5 - - 6
Poole 0 4 £150 -9.09% 2
Dorchester - 2 £278 -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Dorset region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) VMware
4 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) MS Office
6 5 (20.00%) SCCM
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
7 4 (16.00%) SIEM
7 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (16.00%) Finance
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Linux
7 4 (16.00%) CCNP
7 4 (16.00%) CCNA
7 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (16.00%) SLA
8 3 (12.00%) RAD
8 3 (12.00%) Citrix
8 3 (12.00%) Banking
8 3 (12.00%) Skype
8 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business
8 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
9 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Skype
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Intranet
2 2 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (16.00%) SIEM
2 3 (12.00%) RAD
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) FMECA
4 1 (4.00%) Human Factors
4 1 (4.00%) Logistics
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) CCNA
2 4 (16.00%) CCNP
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) HNC
5 1 (4.00%) HND
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.00%) MCDST
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
5 1 (4.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Def Stans
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Apple
4 2 (8.00%) BMC
4 2 (8.00%) Juniper
4 2 (8.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.00%) Veeam