The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 28 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 27 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.65% 0.92% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.03% 0.95% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Median daily rate £145 £324 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.21% +149.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £205 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £443 £153
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £208
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £12.25 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.58%
Support Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
448 421 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.72% 96.56% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 250 195
Median daily rate £375 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 54
Median hourly rate £21.00 £42.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% +142.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £20.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £40.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +4 8 £133 -24.28%
Cheltenham - 8 £163 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £150 -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 34 (82.93%) Active Directory
3 21 (51.22%) Windows 7
4 16 (39.02%) Windows Server
5 14 (34.15%) Citrix
6 10 (24.39%) VMware
6 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
7 8 (19.51%) HP
7 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
8 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
9 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
9 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (14.63%) Windows 8
9 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
9 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
9 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
10 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
10 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (12.20%) Sophos
10 5 (12.20%) Cisco
10 5 (12.20%) VPN
10 5 (12.20%) SQL
10 5 (12.20%) ITIL
10 5 (12.20%) Service Management
11 4 (9.76%) ITSM
11 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
11 4 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (9.76%) AppSense
11 4 (9.76%) SharePoint

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) VPN
2 4 (9.76%) Internet
2 4 (9.76%) LAN
2 4 (9.76%) VoIP
2 4 (9.76%) WAN
3 3 (7.32%) DHCP
3 3 (7.32%) DNS
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall
5 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
5 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.44%) SAN
5 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.44%) VLAN
5 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) GIS
General
1 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Replication
2 2 (4.88%) CMDB
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) HP Storage
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Windows 7
3 16 (39.02%) Windows Server
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
5 6 (14.63%) Windows 8
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.44%) Android
8 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) ITIL
1 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
1 5 (12.20%) Service Management
2 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (9.76%) ITSM
2 4 (9.76%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.88%) Change Management
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.88%) Software Licensing
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.44%) Demand Management
5 1 (2.44%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.44%) Migration
5 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.88%) MCP
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (82.93%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.76%) BitLocker
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (9.76%) UAG
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) vSphere
3 4 (9.76%) XenApp
3 4 (9.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Citrix
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) HP
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
4 5 (12.20%) Sophos
5 4 (9.76%) AppSense
5 4 (9.76%) Canon
5 4 (9.76%) IBM
6 3 (7.32%) Dell
7 2 (4.88%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.88%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.44%) Civica
8 1 (2.44%) Northgate
8 1 (2.44%) OpenText
8 1 (2.44%) Remedy
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec