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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 54 59 71
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 36 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.47% 2.28% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 2.45% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 4
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£208 £130 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.61% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £286 £246
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £225 £220
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.25 £13.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -11.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.60 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £15.30 £20.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.26 £15.76 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.06%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1377 1349 1340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.51% 93.23% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 677 646
Average daily rate £350 £335 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 100 112
Average hourly rate £13.81 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.08% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Support Engineer
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +14 18 £208 -23.14%
Leicestershire -4 6 £210 +55.55% 3
Northamptonshire +1 4 £180 - 4
Derbyshire +1 3 £208 +27.69% 1
Lincolnshire +5 2 - - 1
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 63 (70.79%) Windows
2 47 (52.81%) Active Directory
3 43 (48.31%) Windows XP
4 39 (43.82%) Microsoft
5 36 (40.45%) Windows 7
6 35 (39.33%) MS Office
7 23 (25.84%) MS Excel
8 19 (21.35%) Citrix
8 19 (21.35%) VMware
8 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (20.22%) Cisco
9 18 (20.22%) Blackberry
9 18 (20.22%) MS Exchange
10 17 (19.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 15 (16.85%) HP
12 13 (14.61%) ITIL
13 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (12.36%) Windows Vista
15 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
15 10 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (10.11%) WAN
16 9 (10.11%) SAN
16 9 (10.11%) UNIX
16 9 (10.11%) Linux
16 9 (10.11%) LAN
16 9 (10.11%) Firewall
16 9 (10.11%) Migration
17 8 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 18 (20.22%) MS Exchange
2 17 (19.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.62%) IBM Notes
4 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.25%) Apache
6 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.25%) Lync
6 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (39.33%) MS Office
2 23 (25.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) CATIA
3 1 (1.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.11%) WAN
2 9 (10.11%) SAN
2 9 (10.11%) LAN
2 9 (10.11%) Firewall
3 6 (6.74%) VPN
4 4 (4.49%) Wireless
5 3 (3.37%) Junos
5 3 (3.37%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.25%) VoIP
6 2 (2.25%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.25%) Intranet
6 2 (2.25%) Internet
7 1 (1.12%) NAS
7 1 (1.12%) FTP
7 1 (1.12%) DHCP
7 1 (1.12%) DNS
7 1 (1.12%) ADSL
7 1 (1.12%) Broadband
7 1 (1.12%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) MySQL
1 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 6 (6.74%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) XML
2 1 (1.12%) RESTful
2 1 (1.12%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.12%) EDI
2 1 (1.12%) EDIFACT
2 1 (1.12%) Symfony
2 1 (1.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.12%) Open Source
2 1 (1.12%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (1.12%) NHS
2 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.12%) CMDB
2 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (70.79%) Windows
2 43 (48.31%) Windows XP
3 36 (40.45%) Windows 7
4 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (12.36%) Windows Vista
6 9 (10.11%) UNIX
6 9 (10.11%) Linux
7 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.62%) Windows 2000
9 4 (4.49%) NetWare
9 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.12%) CentOS
10 1 (1.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.61%) ITIL
2 9 (10.11%) Migration
3 4 (4.49%) ITSM
4 3 (3.37%) Network Management
5 2 (2.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.12%) OOP
6 1 (1.12%) ERP
6 1 (1.12%) MVC
6 1 (1.12%) Quality Management
6 1 (1.12%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.74%) Perl
1 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
1 6 (6.74%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.49%) VBScript
2 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.25%) SQL
4 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.12%) PHP
4 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) MCP
3 5 (5.62%) MCSA
3 5 (5.62%) MCDST
3 5 (5.62%) MCTS
3 5 (5.62%) MCITP
4 3 (3.37%) MCSE
5 2 (2.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (52.81%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.74%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.74%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.49%) XenApp
5 3 (3.37%) vSphere
6 1 (1.12%) XenServer
6 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) ServiceCenter
1 4 (4.49%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.37%) SCCM
3 1 (1.12%) SCOM
3 1 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 39 (43.82%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.35%) Citrix
2 19 (21.35%) VMware
3 18 (20.22%) Cisco
4 15 (16.85%) HP
5 6 (6.74%) Dell
6 5 (5.62%) Lotus
7 4 (4.49%) Novell
8 3 (3.37%) IBM
8 3 (3.37%) Juniper
9 2 (2.25%) Sophos
10 1 (1.12%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.12%) Veeam
10 1 (1.12%) Websense
10 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.12%) Avaya
10 1 (1.12%) SAP
10 1 (1.12%) Google
East Midlands
Harris Global
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