The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Exeter region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Devon / Exeter
Rank 20 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 5.51% 6.06% 5.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.69% 6.38% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £389 £175 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.14% -41.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £155 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £195 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £225 £233
% change year-on-year
-15.55% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.96 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.25% +6.40%

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
123 94 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 96.85% 94.95% 96.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 69 51
Median daily rate £336 £407 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.47% +81.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 15
Median hourly rate £23.00 £10.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £17.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

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 18 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Exeter region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Remedy
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (40.00%) Puppet
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
6 2 (20.00%) ISO 14001
6 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (20.00%) Skype
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (10.00%) Office 365
7 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Skype
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 14001
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) Remedy
2 5 (50.00%) VMware