The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Gloucestershire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Engineer
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.22% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£135 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-30.90% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+32.25% -8.82%
Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
427 229 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.85% 94.63% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 124 258
Average daily rate £353 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 19 32
Average hourly rate £25.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.21% -49.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.58 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Technical Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Technical Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Technical Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Technical Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Technical Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Technical Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Technical Support Engineer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

Technical Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware