The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Fife region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Scotland / Fife
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 10.71% 10.71% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.54% 11.54% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £225 £160 £85
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% +88.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £230 £225
% change year-on-year
-15.21% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +81.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
26 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 92.86% 92.86% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 12
Median daily rate £310 £320 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £650 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £14.85 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 21 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 Fife region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Xerox

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) 4G
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Intel
1 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Xerox