The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 12 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.37% 3.48% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.02% 3.67% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £335 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.83% +123.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £228 £230
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.89
% change year-on-year
- -8.71%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
127 109 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.07% 94.78% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 61 33
Average daily rate £325 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.00 £20.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +12.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.86 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) XMPP
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) SLA
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) CCNA
5 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) Publishing
6 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (11.11%) MS Office
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 2 (11.11%) VoIP
6 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 2 (11.11%) Use Case
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) French Language
6 2 (11.11%) German Language

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) VoIP
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Publishing
1 2 (11.11%) French Language
1 2 (11.11%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Wiki
1 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) CRM
1 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (11.11%) Use Case
1 2 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (5.56%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
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