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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 19 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 4.24% 2.53% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 2.63% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £195 £250 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £238 £220
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
116 152 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 98.31% 96.20% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 59 90
Median daily rate £301 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 5
Median hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +206.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 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 Leicester region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Data Security
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Handset
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) MCDST
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Handset
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Security
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCDST
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware