The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 43 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.65% 6.18% 4.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 6.63% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £208 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.57% -23.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £206 £210 £238
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -11.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.88%
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 Nottinghamshire 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
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
439 332 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 95.02% 93.26% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 122 159
Average daily rate £360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £110 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 36 38
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £17.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
Nottingham -24 3 £300 +169.66%
Support Engineer
East Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 18 (69.23%) Windows
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 8 (30.77%) Office 365
5 7 (26.92%) MS Office
6 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
7 5 (19.23%) Blackberry
7 5 (19.23%) VMware
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Vista
8 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (15.38%) Citrix
8 4 (15.38%) HP
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL
9 3 (11.54%) Cisco
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.54%) CCNP
9 3 (11.54%) CCNA
9 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (11.54%) Juniper
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
10 2 (7.69%) SQL
10 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
10 2 (7.69%) SAP
10 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 2 (7.69%) VoIP
10 2 (7.69%) WAN
10 2 (7.69%) Project Management
10 2 (7.69%) SLA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) VoIP
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
1 2 (7.69%) VLAN
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.85%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (3.85%) BGP
2 1 (3.85%) Broadband
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) Tandem
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Vista
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Project Management
2 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
2 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.85%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CCNP
1 3 (11.54%) CCNA
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) VMware
2 4 (15.38%) HP
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) Juniper
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Veeam
5 1 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) Lumension