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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 48 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.62% 1.03% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.07% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate £200 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £141 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% +1.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
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
563 747 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.25% 96.64% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 444 272
Average daily rate £325 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 11
Average hourly rate £32.75 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.67% +1.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £25.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) VPN
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 4 (22.22%) IPsec
7 4 (22.22%) Law
7 4 (22.22%) MS Office
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (22.22%) Avaya
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (16.67%) OSPF
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 3 (16.67%) Broadband
8 3 (16.67%) BGP
8 3 (16.67%) XenApp
8 3 (16.67%) Office 365
9 2 (11.11%) High Availability
9 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
9 2 (11.11%) iManage
9 2 (11.11%) Content Management
9 2 (11.11%) Network Management

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
1 5 (27.78%) VPN
2 4 (22.22%) IPsec
3 3 (16.67%) BGP
3 3 (16.67%) Broadband
3 3 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (11.11%) 3G
4 2 (11.11%) ADSL
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) VLAN
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 4 (22.22%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Content Management
1 2 (11.11%) CRM
1 2 (11.11%) High Availability
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL
1 2 (11.11%) Network Management
1 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
2 1 (5.56%) Network Design
2 1 (5.56%) WFM
2 1 (5.56%) Workforce Management Optimization
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Avaya
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Dell
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) iManage
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) Genesys
5 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) Verint
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