The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Peterborough 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 18 30 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.83% 1.10% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.98% 1.16% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £206 £203 £218
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £13.63
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 - £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 - £15.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.54
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.24%
Job Titles Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
117 173 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 97.50% 95.58% 97.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 63 58
Average daily rate £305 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £166 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 24
Average hourly rate £20.75 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.70% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Avaya
5 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Lync
6 1 (10.00%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) Subversion
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (10.00%) Logistics
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (10.00%) Logistics
1 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (10.00%) MVC
1 1 (10.00%) OOP
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (10.00%) Polycom
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
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