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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 84 77 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.77% 1.66% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.73% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 11
Median daily rate £228 £295 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.88% +42.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £250 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £432 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £211
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 24
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.25 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.38 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.95
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +0.34%
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
1498 1561 1463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.21% 95.71% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 908 713
Median daily rate £388 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 78 153
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.05 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
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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
Derbyshire +10 5 £125 -59.01%
Leicestershire -4 3 £275 +1.85% 2
Nottinghamshire -11 2 £180 -38.46% 3
Lincolnshire +1 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire -2 1 £350 -16.66% 5
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (26.19%) Windows XP
6 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
7 9 (21.43%) Migration
7 9 (21.43%) VMware
7 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (19.05%) Firewall
8 8 (19.05%) LAN
9 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 7 (16.67%) WAN
9 7 (16.67%) Office 365
9 7 (16.67%) Windows 8
10 6 (14.29%) Server Building
10 6 (14.29%) MS Office
10 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.90%) DHCP
11 5 (11.90%) DNS
11 5 (11.90%) Cisco
11 5 (11.90%) SAN
11 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
12 4 (9.52%) Blackberry

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 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Firewall
1 8 (19.05%) LAN
2 7 (16.67%) WAN
3 5 (11.90%) DHCP
3 5 (11.90%) DNS
3 5 (11.90%) SAN
4 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.14%) Wireless
6 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.38%) BGP
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.38%) IPv4
7 1 (2.38%) OSPF
7 1 (2.38%) PBX
7 1 (2.38%) VLAN
7 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.38%) Retail
1 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
1 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 11 (26.19%) Windows XP
4 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
5 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (9.52%) Linux
9 2 (4.76%) Solaris
9 2 (4.76%) Unix
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.38%) Android
10 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Migration
2 6 (14.29%) Server Building
3 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Clinical Data Management
4 3 (7.14%) Data Management
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) SDLC
5 2 (4.76%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (2.38%) CRM
6 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) ERP
6 1 (2.38%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.38%) Information Security
6 1 (2.38%) Logistics
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.38%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 3 (7.14%) VB
2 3 (7.14%) VBScript
3 2 (4.76%) C
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) DBS Check
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.76%) MCSA
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) CCNA
5 1 (2.38%) CCNP
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.38%) Shibboleth
4 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) Informatica
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) Sophos
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) Novell
6 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
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