The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 49 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.41% 3.62% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 3.79% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£225 £175 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -44.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £234 £220
% change year-on-year
-3.74% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -7.53%
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
467 290 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.96% 95.39% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 142 131
Average daily rate £375 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 45 42
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.20 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 25 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -2 5 £200 -14.89% 1
Cheltenham -17 1 - - 2
Cirencester - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) MCSE
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Service Management
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Remedy
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee
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