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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 89 80 87
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 40 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.33% 1.68% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.80% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 11
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£158 £100 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.50% -65.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £98 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £274 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £207 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £14.49 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £18.15 £18.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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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 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
2817 2338 2002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.99% 93.33% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1532 1178 1022
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 57 48
Average hourly rate £16.86 £16.00 £16.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% -3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
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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 -10 11 £191 -11.04% 6
West Lothian -3 2 £300 - 1
Glasgow -12 2 £160 +64.10% 1
Fife - 2 £110 -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
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Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 41 (63.08%) Windows
2 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 25 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 20 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 16 (24.62%) MS Office
6 15 (23.08%) VMware
7 14 (21.54%) Windows XP
8 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (18.46%) SCCM
10 11 (16.92%) LAN
10 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (16.92%) Remedy
11 10 (15.38%) Cisco
11 10 (15.38%) HP
11 10 (15.38%) MS Exchange
11 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
12 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (12.31%) ITIL
14 7 (10.77%) SQL
14 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
14 7 (10.77%) Dell
14 7 (10.77%) Adobe
14 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
14 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
14 7 (10.77%) Firewall
14 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (9.23%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (9.23%) DNS
15 6 (9.23%) Citrix

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 10 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.08%) Lync
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (24.62%) MS Office
2 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) LAN
2 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.77%) Firewall
3 6 (9.23%) DNS
3 6 (9.23%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (7.69%) WAN
4 5 (7.69%) DHCP
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.62%) IPsec
6 3 (4.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (4.62%) VoIP
6 3 (4.62%) SAN
6 3 (4.62%) Internet
7 2 (3.08%) SMS
7 2 (3.08%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.08%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.54%) FWSM
8 1 (1.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.08%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.08%) Finance
1 2 (3.08%) Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) XML
1 2 (3.08%) XSLT
2 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Replication
1 4 (6.15%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.62%) CMDB
3 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.54%) GIS
4 1 (1.54%) PDA
4 1 (1.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 41 (63.08%) Windows
2 20 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 14 (21.54%) Windows XP
4 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 5 (7.69%) Android
7 5 (7.69%) Windows 2000
8 4 (6.15%) Windows Vista
8 4 (6.15%) Linux
9 2 (3.08%) AIX
9 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.54%) UNIX
10 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.54%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.31%) ITIL
2 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.15%) Project Management
3 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
4 3 (4.62%) Release Management
4 3 (4.62%) Service Management
4 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.62%) Migration
4 3 (4.62%) Network Design
5 2 (3.08%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.08%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.08%) ITSM
5 2 (3.08%) Change Management
6 1 (1.54%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.54%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.54%) Change Control
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.54%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (1.54%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.54%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.08%) C++
4 1 (1.54%) Perl
4 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.62%) MCP
4 2 (3.08%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) HND
5 1 (1.54%) MCSA
5 1 (1.54%) CCNP
5 1 (1.54%) CCNA
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.08%) VMware Server
4 2 (3.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) SCCM
2 3 (4.62%) WSUS
3 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.08%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.54%) DameWare
4 1 (1.54%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.08%) VMware
3 11 (16.92%) Remedy
4 10 (15.38%) Cisco
4 10 (15.38%) HP
5 7 (10.77%) Dell
5 7 (10.77%) Adobe
6 6 (9.23%) Citrix
7 4 (6.15%) Symantec
8 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.62%) CommVault
8 3 (4.62%) F5
9 2 (3.08%) McAfee
9 2 (3.08%) Sophos
9 2 (3.08%) EMC
9 2 (3.08%) Nortel
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle
10 1 (1.54%) Apple
10 1 (1.54%) CA
10 1 (1.54%) MobileIron
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