The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 26 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.59% 4.21% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.97% 4.43% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£115 £198 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.77% -1.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -7.53%
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 Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
342 271 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 92.43% 95.09% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 132 161
Average daily rate £400 £301 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.11% -19.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 26
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.24 £31.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Northampton -2 8 £245 +24.05% 2
Daventry - - - - 2
Support Engineer
East Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 9 (45.00%) MS Office
3 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (35.00%) ITIL
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle
4 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (30.00%) Dell Certification
5 6 (30.00%) Dell
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Vista
6 5 (25.00%) Migration
6 5 (25.00%) UNIX
7 4 (20.00%) Perl
7 4 (20.00%) Python
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) SLA
9 2 (10.00%) LAN
9 2 (10.00%) WAN
9 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
9 2 (10.00%) CentOS
9 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
9 2 (10.00%) Retail
9 2 (10.00%) Service Management
9 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Vista
5 5 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (10.00%) CentOS
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Perl
1 4 (20.00%) Python
1 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Dell Certification
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Dell
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Rate: £240 to £250 Per Day
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