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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 29 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 18 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 4.29% 6.77% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.46% 7.07% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.63 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -2.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
404 297 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 96.19% 95.81% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 122 151
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 £20.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 16 £325 -
Mansfield - 1 - -
Support Engineer
East Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (59.26%) Windows
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (22.22%) Office 365
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco
5 5 (18.52%) MS Office
5 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
6 4 (14.81%) HP
6 4 (14.81%) Firewall
6 4 (14.81%) SCCM
6 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
7 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 3 (11.11%) VMware
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) CCNP
7 3 (11.11%) CCNA
7 3 (11.11%) LAN
7 3 (11.11%) WAN
7 3 (11.11%) VPN
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL
8 2 (7.41%) SAP
8 2 (7.41%) SQL
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
8 2 (7.41%) Linux
8 2 (7.41%) DNS
8 2 (7.41%) SLA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.70%) Lync
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) PBX
3 2 (7.41%) MD110
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) ADSL
4 1 (3.70%) Broadband
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.41%) Linux
7 1 (3.70%) UNIX
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
7 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Project Management
2 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
2 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
2 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.70%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.70%) Line Management
3 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) CCNP
1 3 (11.11%) CCNA
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) HP
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.41%) Aastra
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Veeam
5 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.70%) Lumension
5 1 (3.70%) McAfee