The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 24 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.10% 4.19% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 4.62% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £181 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £205 £228
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.75 £20.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.91% +3.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Support Engineer
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
270 173 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 92.15% 90.58% 89.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 93 101
Average daily rate £325 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £20.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (40.00%) Citrix
5 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (30.00%) SCCM
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (15.00%) MS Office
9 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (10.00%) UNIX
9 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
10 1 (5.00%) NAS
10 1 (5.00%) XenApp
10 1 (5.00%) Retail
10 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
10 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.00%) UNIX
7 1 (5.00%) VMS
7 1 (5.00%) Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
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