The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicester region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 20 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.07% 5.66% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 5.88% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Median daily rate £250 £180 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £208 £213
% change year-on-year
+25.30% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £13.45 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +20.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.82 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.15% +5.43%
Support Engineer
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
137 153 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 94.48% 96.23% 98.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 76 71
Median daily rate £400 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 26
Median hourly rate £13.48 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Leicester region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Novell
4 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) iSeries
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) SQL

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Novell
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) VMware