The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 78 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.95% 2.53% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 2.64% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 11
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£283 £208 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.14% +66.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £208 £238
% change year-on-year
-2.40% -12.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 15
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.18% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £10.85 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £14.90 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.88%
Support Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1471 1362 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.52% 95.65% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 696 610
Average daily rate £350 £343 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 115 103
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Leicestershire +4 9 £263 +31.25% 2
Northamptonshire +6 3 £420 - 4
Nottinghamshire -27 3 £300 +44.57%
Derbyshire -6 1 - - 2
Lincolnshire -8 1 - -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 31 (60.78%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) Active Directory
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
4 10 (19.61%) VMware
5 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 9 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 9 (17.65%) Office 365
6 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
6 8 (15.69%) MS Office
7 7 (13.73%) ITIL
7 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
7 7 (13.73%) Internet
7 7 (13.73%) Blackberry
7 7 (13.73%) Degree
7 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
8 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (11.76%) Citrix
9 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (9.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (9.80%) Juniper
9 5 (9.80%) Adobe
9 5 (9.80%) CSS
9 5 (9.80%) SMS
9 5 (9.80%) DNS
9 5 (9.80%) Cisco
9 5 (9.80%) HTML
9 5 (9.80%) JavaScript

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (9.80%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.80%) Lync
2 5 (9.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Office
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Office 365
2 5 (9.80%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Internet
2 5 (9.80%) DNS
2 5 (9.80%) SMS
3 4 (7.84%) WAN
3 4 (7.84%) DHCP
3 4 (7.84%) SAN
3 4 (7.84%) Firewall
4 3 (5.88%) LAN
4 3 (5.88%) VLAN
5 2 (3.92%) FWSM
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.92%) VoIP
5 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.96%) PBX
6 1 (1.96%) Wireless
6 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.96%) BGP
6 1 (1.96%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) HTML
1 5 (9.80%) CSS
1 5 (9.80%) jQuery
1 5 (9.80%) HTML5
1 5 (9.80%) CSS3
2 1 (1.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Blackberry
1 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) iPad
5 1 (1.96%) Tandem
5 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.96%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 31 (60.78%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
3 9 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Vista
6 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.92%) Linux
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.96%) Android
8 1 (1.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) Supplier Management
2 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (9.80%) Analytics
3 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity
4 2 (3.92%) Project Management
4 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
4 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.96%) Software Licensing
5 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.96%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.96%) Network Design
5 1 (1.96%) Logistics
5 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.96%) ITSM
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.88%) CCNP
3 3 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.92%) CCIE
5 1 (1.96%) MCITP
5 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (56.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 2 (3.92%) WSUS
3 1 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) VMware
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.76%) Citrix
4 5 (9.80%) Juniper
4 5 (9.80%) Adobe
4 5 (9.80%) Cisco
4 5 (9.80%) Google
5 4 (7.84%) HP
6 2 (3.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) BMC
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.96%) Symantec
7 1 (1.96%) Veeam
7 1 (1.96%) F5
7 1 (1.96%) Lumension
7 1 (1.96%) IBM
7 1 (1.96%) Altiris
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