The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter 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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 26 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 4.60% 1.79% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 1.85% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£213 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £208 £248
% change year-on-year
- -16.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £15.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -4.88%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter 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
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
169 108 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 97.13% 96.43% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 62 56
Average daily rate £325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.07% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £13.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (55.56%) MS Office
5 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
6 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
6 4 (44.44%) SLA
6 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
7 3 (33.33%) Back Office
7 3 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (33.33%) Data Management
7 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 3 (33.33%) SCOM
7 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 3 (33.33%) Firmware
7 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
7 3 (33.33%) Internet
7 3 (33.33%) ISA Server
7 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
7 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (22.22%) HP
8 2 (22.22%) Compaq
8 2 (22.22%) Dell
8 2 (22.22%) SQL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (11.11%) Lync
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Firmware
2 3 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Compaq
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Veeam
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat