The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 67 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.58% 0.91% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.96% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£93 £213 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% -20.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £195 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £283 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £228 £243
% change year-on-year
-9.89% -6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
798 625 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.01% 95.27% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 339 370
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £158.80 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) SLA
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (9.09%) WSUS
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
5 1 (9.09%) Fault Management
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) McAfee
5 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) CCSP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Fault Management
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCSP
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint