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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 47 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.61% 0.60% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.65% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £120 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £191 £225 £235
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
465 612 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.90% 91.75% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 341 401
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £455 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 12
Median hourly rate £15.89 £33.36 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.36% +111.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.10 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017, 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (20.00%) Chat Support
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Chat Support
1 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus