The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Shropshire region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 46 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.71% 0.62% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 0.63% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £310 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £208 £215
% change year-on-year
+25.30% -3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.88% +5.13%
Support Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
399 158 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 97.32% 97.53% 89.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 58 56
Median daily rate £430 £430 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +74.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Telford -12 7 - - 1
Support Engineer
West Midlands

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Shropshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (73.33%) Software Engineering
1 22 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (63.33%) BMC
3 18 (60.00%) PVCS
3 18 (60.00%) ClearCase
3 18 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 17 (56.67%) Subversion
4 17 (56.67%) Git (software)
4 17 (56.67%) Atlassian
4 17 (56.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (53.33%) JIRA
5 16 (53.33%) Confluence
5 16 (53.33%) FishEye
5 16 (53.33%) GitLab
5 16 (53.33%) JIRA Agile
5 16 (53.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (53.33%) ClearQuest
6 14 (46.67%) Bitbucket
7 13 (43.33%) Mentoring
8 7 (23.33%) Firewall
9 6 (20.00%) Cisco
10 5 (16.67%) WAN
10 5 (16.67%) Unix
10 5 (16.67%) CCNP
10 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
10 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (13.33%) Windows

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 16 (53.33%) Confluence
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) WAN
3 3 (10.00%) LAN
3 3 (10.00%) OSPF
4 2 (6.67%) BIG-IP
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.33%) HBase
1 1 (3.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) ClearCase
1 18 (60.00%) PVCS
2 17 (56.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 17 (56.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (56.67%) Subversion
3 16 (53.33%) ClearQuest
3 16 (53.33%) FishEye
3 16 (53.33%) GitLab
3 16 (53.33%) JIRA
3 16 (53.33%) JIRA Agile
3 16 (53.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 14 (46.67%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.67%) GoCD
5 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.33%) Statistics
1 1 (3.33%) User Experience
1 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Unix
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 18 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (43.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Validation
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.67%) Network Management
8 2 (6.67%) People Management
8 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
9 1 (3.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
9 1 (3.33%) Open Source
9 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) CCNP
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) BMC
2 17 (56.67%) Atlassian
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco
4 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.00%) IBM
6 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 2 (6.67%) Brocade
6 2 (6.67%) F5
6 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.67%) Intel Security
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.67%) Remedy
7 1 (3.33%) AppDynamics
7 1 (3.33%) Cloudera
7 1 (3.33%) Informatica
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.33%) TOWER Software
7 1 (3.33%) webMethods
Telford, Shropshire
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