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 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 29 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.49% 6.93% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.63% 7.22% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£313 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £195 £250
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £13.25 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £17.19 £11.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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
331 263 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.22% 95.99% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 121 114
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.88 £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 9 (45.00%) Windows
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) MS Office
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) CCNP
4 3 (15.00%) CCNA
4 3 (15.00%) LAN
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) Office 365
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.00%) SCCM
5 2 (10.00%) Aastra
5 2 (10.00%) MD110
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) SLA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Lync
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.00%) MD110
3 2 (10.00%) PBX
4 1 (5.00%) ADSL
4 1 (5.00%) Broadband
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.00%) Handset
3 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX
6 1 (5.00%) Solaris
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Line Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CCNP
1 3 (15.00%) CCNA
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.00%) Aastra
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) VMware