The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 93 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 32 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 1.24% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.30% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 16
Average daily rate £219 £225 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £111 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £407 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.52% +1.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £13.39 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £36.75 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.09
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.71%
Support Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2363 2540 2257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.92% 95.78% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1246 1415 1083
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 54 66
Average hourly rate £19.02 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £12.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh -6 12 £275 +71.87% 2
Glasgow +12 10 £250 +11.11% 1
North Lanarkshire - 4 £169 - 1
Fife 0 2 £160 +45.45% 1
West Lothian 0 1 - -
Aberdeen -1 1 £110 -2.22%
Renfrewshire -4 1 £260 -48.00%
Dundee - 1 £100 -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 34 (60.71%) Windows
2 25 (44.64%) Active Directory
3 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
4 22 (39.29%) Windows 7
5 19 (33.93%) Windows Server
6 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (23.21%) Cisco
8 12 (21.43%) Citrix
8 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (17.86%) ITIL
10 10 (17.86%) DHCP
10 10 (17.86%) DNS
11 9 (16.07%) SCOM
11 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
12 8 (14.29%) VMware
12 8 (14.29%) Firewall
13 7 (12.50%) Finance
13 7 (12.50%) Linux
13 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 6 (10.71%) MS Office
14 6 (10.71%) LAN
14 6 (10.71%) WAN
14 6 (10.71%) Application Packaging
14 6 (10.71%) XenApp
14 6 (10.71%) SCCM
15 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
15 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
15 5 (8.93%) AppSense
15 5 (8.93%) Migration

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (16.07%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) JBoss
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Office
2 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) DHCP
1 10 (17.86%) DNS
2 8 (14.29%) Firewall
3 6 (10.71%) LAN
3 6 (10.71%) WAN
4 5 (8.93%) VPN
5 4 (7.14%) IPsec
5 4 (7.14%) LDAP
6 3 (5.36%) BGP
6 3 (5.36%) Broadband
6 3 (5.36%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.36%) OSPF
7 2 (3.57%) 3G
7 2 (3.57%) ADSL
7 2 (3.57%) EIGRP
7 2 (3.57%) MPLS
7 2 (3.57%) PABX
7 2 (3.57%) SAN
7 2 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
2 4 (7.14%) Law
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.79%) Java EE
1 1 (1.79%) REST
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.36%) Clustering
2 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.57%) CCTV
3 2 (3.57%) EPoS
3 2 (3.57%) SCADA
3 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) CMDB
4 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (60.71%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Windows 7
3 19 (33.93%) Windows Server
4 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (12.50%) Linux
8 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.36%) Unix
9 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.79%) Android
10 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.79%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Application Packaging
3 5 (8.93%) Migration
4 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.57%) Content Management
5 2 (3.57%) CRM
5 2 (3.57%) High Availability
5 2 (3.57%) Network Management
5 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.57%) Release Management
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.79%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.79%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.79%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.79%) Product Management
6 1 (1.79%) Project Management
6 1 (1.79%) Software Audit
6 1 (1.79%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) C
2 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.36%) VBScript
3 2 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.57%) CCNA
3 2 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (44.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) XenApp
3 4 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) SCOM
2 6 (10.71%) SCCM
3 3 (5.36%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.79%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) Cisco
3 12 (21.43%) Citrix
4 8 (14.29%) VMware
5 5 (8.93%) AppSense
5 5 (8.93%) Avaya
6 3 (5.36%) Genesys
7 2 (3.57%) Dell
7 2 (3.57%) HP
7 2 (3.57%) iManage
7 2 (3.57%) Verint
8 1 (1.79%) Apple
8 1 (1.79%) EMC
8 1 (1.79%) F5
8 1 (1.79%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.79%) Remedy
8 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.79%) Symantec
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