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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 25 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.38% 3.77% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 3.94% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Median daily rate £165 £120 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £117 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £202 £165
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £208 £213
% change year-on-year
+25.30% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
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
227 203 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 95.78% 95.75% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 107 123
Median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £120 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 22
Median hourly rate £27.38 £41.24 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.60% +217.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £45.00 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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
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 28 July 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 -3 4 - - 2
Poole -1 3 £150 +25.00% 1
Dorchester - 1 £180 - 3
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (19.05%) SIEM
6 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (19.05%) CCNP
6 4 (19.05%) CCNA
6 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) SLA
7 3 (14.29%) Skype
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 3 (14.29%) RAD
7 3 (14.29%) MS Office
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (14.29%) Banking
7 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (9.52%) SCCM
8 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 2 (9.52%) Juniper
8 2 (9.52%) Intranet
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL
8 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange

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 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Skype
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Intranet
2 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) SIEM
2 3 (14.29%) RAD
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
2 4 (19.05%) CCNP
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) CISSP
4 2 (9.52%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) Veeam