The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 72 76 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 0.84% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.88% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Median daily rate £400 £191 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.15% +23.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £113 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £275 £279
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £208
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 13
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.82
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.13%
Support Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1358 1369 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.23% 95.80% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 746 685
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 40
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.00
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 Edinburgh

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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 Edinburgh region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 16 (61.54%) Windows
3 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (38.46%) Citrix
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 10 (38.46%) Finance
6 9 (34.62%) VMware
7 8 (30.77%) VMware ESX
7 8 (30.77%) WSUS
7 8 (30.77%) NetScaler
8 7 (26.92%) Application Packaging
8 7 (26.92%) SCOM
8 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
8 7 (26.92%) XenApp
8 7 (26.92%) XenDesktop
8 7 (26.92%) VBScript
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL
9 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
9 6 (23.08%) Clustering
9 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
10 5 (19.23%) DHCP
10 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (19.23%) Genesys
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (15.38%) NetApp
11 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) NetScaler
2 5 (19.23%) DHCP
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) LAN
3 4 (15.38%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
1 6 (23.08%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) CMDB
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Application Packaging
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.54%) WFM
4 3 (11.54%) Workforce Optimisation
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Release Management
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
1 7 (26.92%) VBScript
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CCA
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware ESX
3 7 (26.92%) XenApp
3 7 (26.92%) XenDesktop
4 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.69%) XenServer
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.85%) MetaFrame
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) WSUS
2 7 (26.92%) SCOM
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (11.54%) SCCM
4 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Citrix
3 9 (34.62%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco
4 5 (19.23%) Genesys
5 4 (15.38%) NetApp
5 4 (15.38%) Verint
6 3 (11.54%) AppSense
7 1 (3.85%) Altiris
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £10 - £14 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago