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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 25 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 4.90% 6.94% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 7.46% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£299 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £234 £225
% change year-on-year
-2.67% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
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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
136 67 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 95.10% 93.06% 97.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 43 63
Average daily rate £325 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £8.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £35.00 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 November 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) Summit
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) MCP
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Firmware
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Internet

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix