The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Support Engineer
Rank 13 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 2.33% - 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £115 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 - £22.00
Software Support Engineer
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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 Fife 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
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 97.67% 100.00% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Average daily rate £288 £326 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £239 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £350 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.25 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -60.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £11.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Software Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Software Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Software Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

Software Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer within the Fife region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 1 - -
Software Support Engineer
Scotland

Software Support Engineer
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife region that cited Software 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 Software Support Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Software Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife region that cited Software 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 Software Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA