The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham 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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 25 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.84% 5.47% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.94% 5.75% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £204 £200 £225
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.63 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Support Engineer
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham 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
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
344 261 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 98.01% 95.26% 95.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 105 137
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 26
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.20 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (26.09%) Office 365
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
7 4 (17.39%) MS Office
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) Firewall
7 4 (17.39%) SCCM
7 4 (17.39%) VMware
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
8 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
8 3 (13.04%) CCNP
8 3 (13.04%) CCNA
8 3 (13.04%) HP
8 3 (13.04%) LAN
8 3 (13.04%) WAN
8 3 (13.04%) VPN
9 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
9 2 (8.70%) SLA
9 2 (8.70%) PBX
9 2 (8.70%) SAP
9 2 (8.70%) SQL
9 2 (8.70%) SQL Server

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Lync
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 3 (13.04%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) PBX
3 2 (8.70%) MD110
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) ADSL
4 1 (4.35%) Broadband
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.35%) Android
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
2 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.35%) Line Management
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CCNP
1 3 (13.04%) CCNA
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) Aastra
5 1 (4.35%) Veeam
5 1 (4.35%) Lumension
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat