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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 65 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.82% 1.22% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.29% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£105 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £225 £249
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -9.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
Support Engineer
Scotland

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
801 622 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.90% 95.11% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 335 387
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 £205 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.10 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) SLA
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (15.38%) NHS
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) MS Office
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) SCCM
5 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.69%) iPhone
5 1 (7.69%) vSphere
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.69%) WSUS
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
5 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
5 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
2 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) CCSP
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Symantec
1 2 (15.38%) HP
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) EMC
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
Glasgow
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