The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 46 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 51 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.16% 2.17% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 2.36% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
Average daily rate £223 £225 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £104 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £263 £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 6
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £26.05 £33.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1515 1184 1313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.92% 91.71% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 570 629
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £214 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 129 115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £32.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Support Engineer
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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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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
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Nottinghamshire +5 19 - - 4
Northamptonshire 0 12 £400 -
Leicestershire -4 12 £175 -22.22% 4
Derbyshire -14 8 £110 -21.42% 1
Lincolnshire -10 1 - - 1
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 97 (75.78%) Windows
2 83 (64.84%) Active Directory
3 76 (59.38%) Microsoft
4 71 (55.47%) Windows XP
5 67 (52.34%) MS Office
6 54 (42.19%) Citrix
7 51 (39.84%) MS Exchange
8 49 (38.28%) Windows 7
9 42 (32.81%) HP
10 41 (32.03%) Blackberry
11 35 (27.34%) PowerShell
12 34 (26.56%) VPN
13 33 (25.78%) Windows 2000
13 33 (25.78%) VBScript
13 33 (25.78%) XenDesktop
14 32 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
14 32 (25.00%) IBM Notes
14 32 (25.00%) NetWare
14 32 (25.00%) Novell
14 32 (25.00%) Lotus
15 29 (22.66%) Microsoft Certification
16 25 (19.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 25 (19.53%) Windows Vista
17 19 (14.84%) Apple iOS
17 19 (14.84%) MS Excel
18 18 (14.06%) ITIL
18 18 (14.06%) ITSM
18 18 (14.06%) VMware
19 17 (13.28%) Cisco
20 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 51 (39.84%) MS Exchange
2 32 (25.00%) IBM Notes
3 25 (19.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.34%) IIS
7 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.78%) Apache
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.78%) Lync
Applications
1 67 (52.34%) MS Office
2 19 (14.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.56%) VPN
2 11 (8.59%) SAN
2 11 (8.59%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.81%) Firewall
4 9 (7.03%) LAN
5 8 (6.25%) Wireless
6 6 (4.69%) WAN
7 5 (3.91%) Internet
8 3 (2.34%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.34%) Junos
9 2 (1.56%) DHCP
9 2 (1.56%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.56%) VoIP
9 2 (1.56%) Intranet
10 1 (0.78%) Broadband
10 1 (0.78%) ISDN
10 1 (0.78%) FTP
10 1 (0.78%) DNS
10 1 (0.78%) VLAN
10 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) MySQL
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Subversion
1 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (4.69%) Finance
2 3 (2.34%) Retail
3 2 (1.56%) Local Government
3 2 (1.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) XML
2 1 (0.78%) EDIFACT
2 1 (0.78%) EDI
2 1 (0.78%) Symfony
2 1 (0.78%) jQuery
2 1 (0.78%) SAP PI
2 1 (0.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 41 (32.03%) Blackberry
2 2 (1.56%) Fat Client
2 2 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (1.56%) Thin Client
2 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.78%) Clustering
3 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.78%) Online Gambling
3 1 (0.78%) iPad
3 1 (0.78%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 97 (75.78%) Windows
2 71 (55.47%) Windows XP
3 49 (38.28%) Windows 7
4 33 (25.78%) Windows 2000
5 32 (25.00%) NetWare
6 25 (19.53%) Windows Vista
7 19 (14.84%) Apple iOS
8 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (7.81%) Linux
10 9 (7.03%) UNIX
11 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.78%) Solaris
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.06%) ITIL
1 18 (14.06%) ITSM
2 9 (7.03%) Migration
3 3 (2.34%) Network Management
4 2 (1.56%) Project Management
4 2 (1.56%) Quality Management
4 2 (1.56%) Service Delivery
4 2 (1.56%) Change Management
5 1 (0.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (0.78%) MVC
5 1 (0.78%) Service Management
5 1 (0.78%) OOP
5 1 (0.78%) E-Commerce
5 1 (0.78%) ERP
5 1 (0.78%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.78%) Incident Management
5 1 (0.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (0.78%) Analytics
5 1 (0.78%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (0.78%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.34%) PowerShell
2 33 (25.78%) VBScript
3 7 (5.47%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.69%) Perl
4 6 (4.69%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.91%) SQL
6 1 (0.78%) PHP
6 1 (0.78%) C
6 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (22.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.47%) MCITP
2 7 (5.47%) MCP
3 6 (4.69%) MCSE
4 5 (3.91%) MCDST
4 5 (3.91%) MCTS
4 5 (3.91%) MCSA
5 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.78%) CCA
6 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.78%) Degree
6 1 (0.78%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) DO-160
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 83 (64.84%) Active Directory
2 33 (25.78%) XenDesktop
3 10 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.34%) XenApp
5 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.56%) vSphere
5 2 (1.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 32 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
2 5 (3.91%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.34%) SCCM
4 1 (0.78%) SCOM
4 1 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 76 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 54 (42.19%) Citrix
3 42 (32.81%) HP
4 32 (25.00%) Novell
4 32 (25.00%) Lotus
5 18 (14.06%) VMware
6 17 (13.28%) Cisco
7 7 (5.47%) Dell
8 3 (2.34%) Oracle
8 3 (2.34%) Juniper
8 3 (2.34%) IBM
9 2 (1.56%) Apple
9 2 (1.56%) Sophos
10 1 (0.78%) Altiris
10 1 (0.78%) SAP
10 1 (0.78%) Veritas
10 1 (0.78%) Avaya
10 1 (0.78%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.78%) Kaspersky
10 1 (0.78%) MobileIron
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