The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Nottingham 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 23 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.81% 3.64% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.20% 3.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£186 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £225 £220
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.03 £15.76 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.66% +5.06%
Job Titles Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
269 368 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 92.44% 95.58% 91.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 163 92
Average daily rate £350 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £441 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 15
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Engineer
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 2014, 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 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows XP
2 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
3 16 (55.17%) Windows 7
4 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
5 12 (41.38%) VMware
6 11 (37.93%) MS Office
7 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (27.59%) ITIL
8 8 (27.59%) Cisco
9 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
10 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
10 6 (20.69%) HP
10 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (17.24%) Citrix
11 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (13.79%) Firewall
12 4 (13.79%) SAN
12 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
12 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
13 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (10.34%) Dell
13 3 (10.34%) MCSA
13 3 (10.34%) MCP
13 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Office
2 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) CATIA
3 1 (3.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) Broadband
4 1 (3.45%) ISDN
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) EDI
1 1 (3.45%) EDIFACT
1 1 (3.45%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) CMDB
2 1 (3.45%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows XP
3 16 (55.17%) Windows 7
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 1 (3.45%) ERP
2 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCP
1 3 (10.34%) MCSA
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.34%) MCDST
1 3 (10.34%) MCTS
1 3 (10.34%) MCITP
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco
4 6 (20.69%) HP
5 5 (17.24%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) Dell
7 2 (6.90%) Sophos
8 1 (3.45%) Websense
8 1 (3.45%) SAP