The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Support Engineer
Rank - 81 74
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.22% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.23% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £160 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -57.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £175
% change year-on-year
+2.34% +82.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-16.15% +8.33%
Systems 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
1368 1294 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.00% 96.14% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 702 554
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Average hourly rate £19.02 £22.50 £14.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +56.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £112.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Systems Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Support Engineer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Support Engineer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems 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 Systems Support Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Systems Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems 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 Systems Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft