The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicestershire region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 37 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.01% 3.08% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 3.32% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £275 £290 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +45.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £208
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +1.58%
Support Engineer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
291 271 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 98.31% 92.81% 96.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 152 150
Median daily rate £300 £288 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £81 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 47
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £18.40 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Leicester -4 2 £275 -8.33%
Support Engineer
East Midlands

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leicestershire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) MCSA
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 1 (9.09%) Logistics
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (9.09%) VLAN
7 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (9.09%) WSUS
7 1 (9.09%) VMware Server

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) IPv4
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) PBX
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Logistics
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Server Building
2 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
2 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Sophos