The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Salford 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank - 13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - 2.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £225 £249
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -9.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
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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 Salford 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
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 100.00% 90.91% 91.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 29
Average daily rate £325 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

Support Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) F5