The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Shropshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 14 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.31% 0.97% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 1.12% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£425 - £333
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 - £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £225 £220
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104 89 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 85.95% 86.41% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 65
Average daily rate £400 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Engineer
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Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Last Year
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Support Engineer
West Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 6 (50.00%) McAfee
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) VoIP
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 4 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) SCCM
4 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Lync
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (16.67%) Finance

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (16.67%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) VoIP
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
1 4 (33.33%) MPLS
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (33.33%) DMVPN
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Broadband
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) McAfee
2 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) TOWER Software
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
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