The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 7 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 3.33% 14.29% 15.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 14.71% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £155
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £21.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% +1.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.98 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.17% -6.83%
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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
30 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 100.00% 97.14% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 20
Average daily rate £225 £350 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £204 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £558 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.00 £55.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault