The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 65 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.47% 0.67% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.71% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £130 £158 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -55.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £210
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.89
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +0.69%
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
605 851 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.09% 95.73% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 455 371
Median daily rate £345 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 28 16
Median hourly rate £13.59 £27.44 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.48% +103.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £80.00 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 Glasgow region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) IPsec
6 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
7 3 (20.00%) Office 365
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) MS Office
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Law
8 2 (13.33%) OSPF
8 2 (13.33%) Change Management
8 2 (13.33%) Avaya
8 2 (13.33%) SLA
8 2 (13.33%) CCNA
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) Broadband
8 2 (13.33%) High Availability
8 2 (13.33%) VLAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) IPsec
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Broadband
3 2 (13.33%) OSPF
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) BGP
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.67%) HSRP
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) ISDN
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) PABX
4 1 (6.67%) Symposium
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) High Availability
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Release Management
3 1 (6.67%) Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Avaya
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) iManage
4 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) Verint
4 1 (6.67%) VMware