The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 111 93 79
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 38 35 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.30% 1.16% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.22% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 19
Median daily rate £310 £175 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £105 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £276 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £214 £213
% change year-on-year
+28.65% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 19
Median hourly rate £16.25 £13.63 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.26% -24.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £18.75 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +7.09%
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
2701 2867 2550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.66% 95.41% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1507 1455 1400
Median daily rate £360 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 84 70
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.88 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.17% +4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 1 July 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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +8 16 £400 +97.53%
Renfrewshire - 11 £294 -
North Lanarkshire +10 3 £218 -
Fife +10 2 - -
Glasgow -4 2 £413 - 3
Aberdeen -7 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £450 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (47.69%) Windows
2 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
2 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
3 20 (30.77%) ITIL
4 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
4 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 14 (21.54%) Windows 7
6 14 (21.54%) VMware
7 13 (20.00%) Citrix
8 12 (18.46%) Cisco
9 10 (15.38%) Release Management
10 9 (13.85%) Application Packaging
10 9 (13.85%) XenApp
10 9 (13.85%) NetScaler
10 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (13.85%) VMware ESX
10 9 (13.85%) Finance
11 8 (12.31%) DNS
11 8 (12.31%) SQL
11 8 (12.31%) VBScript
11 8 (12.31%) XenDesktop
11 8 (12.31%) WSUS
11 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
12 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
12 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
12 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (10.77%) Java

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) JBoss
3 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) NetScaler
2 8 (12.31%) DNS
3 7 (10.77%) DHCP
4 5 (7.69%) LAN
4 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.15%) Firewall
5 4 (6.15%) IPsec
6 3 (4.62%) OSPF
6 3 (4.62%) WAN
7 2 (3.08%) BGP
7 2 (3.08%) Broadband
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (3.08%) Internet
7 2 (3.08%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.08%) LDAP
7 2 (3.08%) VLAN
7 2 (3.08%) VPN
8 1 (1.54%) 802.11
8 1 (1.54%) HSRP
8 1 (1.54%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.54%) UniData
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) jQuery
2 4 (6.15%) XML
3 3 (4.62%) .NET
4 1 (1.54%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.54%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) HTML
4 1 (1.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Clustering
2 6 (9.23%) Client/Server
2 6 (9.23%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.54%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (47.69%) Windows
2 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 14 (21.54%) Windows 7
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.23%) Linux
7 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.08%) Unix
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) ITIL
2 10 (15.38%) Release Management
3 9 (13.85%) Application Packaging
4 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.62%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.62%) Migration
6 3 (4.62%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.62%) WFM
6 3 (4.62%) Workforce Optimisation
7 2 (3.08%) Change Management
7 2 (3.08%) High Availability
7 2 (3.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.08%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.08%) Software Delivery
8 1 (1.54%) Analytics
8 1 (1.54%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.54%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.54%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
1 8 (12.31%) SQL
1 8 (12.31%) VBScript
2 7 (10.77%) Java
3 5 (7.69%) C#
3 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.62%) C
4 3 (4.62%) C++
4 3 (4.62%) VB
4 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
4 3 (4.62%) VB6
4 3 (4.62%) VBA
5 1 (1.54%) Perl
5 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.69%) CCNA
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.08%) CCNP
5 2 (3.08%) MCP
6 1 (1.54%) CCA
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.54%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.54%) MCSA
6 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.85%) VMware ESX
2 9 (13.85%) XenApp
3 8 (12.31%) XenDesktop
4 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (4.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (3.08%) XenServer
7 1 (1.54%) Firmware
7 1 (1.54%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) WSUS
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (9.23%) SCCM
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (4.62%) SCOM
5 1 (1.54%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.54%) VMware
3 13 (20.00%) Citrix
4 12 (18.46%) Cisco
5 7 (10.77%) NetApp
6 5 (7.69%) Verint
7 4 (6.15%) Genesys
8 3 (4.62%) ILOG
9 2 (3.08%) Avaya
9 2 (3.08%) Siemens
10 1 (1.54%) Altiris
10 1 (1.54%) Apple
10 1 (1.54%) AppSense
10 1 (1.54%) Dell
10 1 (1.54%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle
10 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.54%) Remedy
10 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.54%) SunGard
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