The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 30 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.88% 1.97% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 2.04% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£263 £200 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +73.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £208 £238
% change year-on-year
-2.40% -12.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.88%
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
288 294 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 92.31% 96.71% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 148 102
Average daily rate £285 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £480 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 28
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £35.00 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Leicester +4 3 £263 +31.25%
Hinckley - 2 £290 -
Support Engineer
East Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (41.67%) Supplier Management
1 5 (41.67%) Google
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
1 5 (41.67%) Google Analytics
1 5 (41.67%) jQuery
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) SMS
1 5 (41.67%) Adobe
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (41.67%) HTML5
1 5 (41.67%) CSS3
1 5 (41.67%) Analytics
1 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (41.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Lync
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
1 5 (41.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Lync
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SMS
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) PBX
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) IMAP
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) jQuery
1 5 (41.67%) HTML5
1 5 (41.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Tandem
3 1 (8.33%) EPoS
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (41.67%) Analytics
1 5 (41.67%) Supplier Management
1 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) DFS Replication
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Adobe
1 5 (41.67%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) VMware