The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 23 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.40% 4.76% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 5.30% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Average daily rate
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£200 £175 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £153 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £280 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.13 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% -
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 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
242 151 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 96.80% 89.88% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 87 146
Average daily rate £325 £320 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 18 27
Average hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £9.50 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.15 £37.50
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 Dorset

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

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 24 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Dorset 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
Bournemouth +4 3 £230 +91.66% 5
Poole -8 2 £148 -15.71%
Dorchester - - - -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (8.33%) XenApp
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Security Management
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Nortel
6 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (8.33%) Nortel Meridian
6 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (8.33%) Nortel Meridian
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) OLE
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Security Management
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSD
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Nortel
Bournemouth, Dorset
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £22 - £25 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago