The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 27 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.16% 5.83% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 6.74% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£175 £213 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -39.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.34 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +2.26%
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
152 89 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.20% 86.41% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 33 69
Average daily rate £400 £341 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.47% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.06 £12.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 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
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Job
Vacancies
Telford -6 4 £175 -17.64% 2
Shrewsbury - - - -
Support Engineer
West Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Lync
3 3 (30.00%) SCCM
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (10.00%) VCP4
5 1 (10.00%) Network Management
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (10.00%) DMVPN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) User Experience

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) WLAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) VCP4
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) F5
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