The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 18 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.27% 5.77% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 5.88% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate £219 £104 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.33% -36.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.09
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.71%
Support Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
83 153 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 94.32% 98.08% 97.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 100 61
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £104 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.64 £21.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Avaya
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) Lotus
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
5 1 (11.11%) Document Management
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
5 1 (11.11%) Migration

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (11.11%) Document Management
1 1 (11.11%) Information Security
1 1 (11.11%) ITSM
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Avaya
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
2 1 (11.11%) Lotus