The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 84 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 24 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.48% 1.74% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.81% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 9
Median daily rate £265 £110 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+140.90% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £103 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £305 £202
UK excluding London median daily rate £245 £220 £225
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 8
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.41 £11.65 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £17.50 £17.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Support Engineer
England

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
1558 1549 1514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.05% 96.21% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1008 924 776
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 99 105
Median hourly rate £13.45 £13.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £10.20 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
Northamptonshire 0 9 £265 +178.94% 2
Derbyshire +3 7 £275 - 1
Nottinghamshire -22 6 - - 4
Leicestershire -2 2 - - 5
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 East Midlands region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (67.44%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
3 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.91%) LAN
4 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
5 10 (23.26%) WAN
6 9 (20.93%) Firewall
6 9 (20.93%) VMware
6 9 (20.93%) SCCM
7 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
7 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (16.28%) Cisco
8 7 (16.28%) Citrix
8 7 (16.28%) ITIL
8 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
8 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
9 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
9 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
10 5 (11.63%) MS Office
10 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (9.30%) DHCP
11 4 (9.30%) SQL
11 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
11 4 (9.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (9.30%) SAN
11 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
11 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
11 4 (9.30%) Office 365
12 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (9.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) LAN
2 10 (23.26%) WAN
3 9 (20.93%) Firewall
4 4 (9.30%) DHCP
4 4 (9.30%) SAN
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.98%) DNS
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.65%) VPN
6 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.33%) BGP
7 1 (2.33%) Internet
7 1 (2.33%) Intranet
7 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.33%) NAS
7 1 (2.33%) OSPF
7 1 (2.33%) PABX
7 1 (2.33%) SSL
7 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) BYOD
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.33%) iSeries
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.98%) Android
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.33%) Unix
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL
2 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
2 2 (4.65%) Migration
2 2 (4.65%) Project Management
3 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (2.33%) Data Security
3 1 (2.33%) Service Management
3 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.33%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.65%) CCNA
5 2 (4.65%) CCNP
5 2 (4.65%) MCSA
5 2 (4.65%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) XenApp
5 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco
3 7 (16.28%) Citrix
4 3 (6.98%) NetApp
5 2 (4.65%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Lotus
6 1 (2.33%) Apple
6 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.33%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) Meraki
6 1 (2.33%) Novell
6 1 (2.33%) Sophos