The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Luton region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank - 13 11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 2.67% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.78% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £238 £203
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +17.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £15.89 £15.54
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +2.26%
Job Titles Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
163 72 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 90.06% 96.00% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 48 40
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £42.00 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.65% -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
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Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Support Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) VMware