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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 28 53 30
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.62% 0.52% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.54% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £400 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +63.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £239 £220
% change year-on-year
-16.23% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
157 369 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 97.52% 96.34% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 115 78
Median daily rate £450 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £34.38 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +27 1 - -
Support Engineer
West Midlands

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 7 (77.78%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (66.67%) OSPF
3 6 (66.67%) CCNA
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) Remedy
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Network Design
5 3 (33.33%) People Management
5 3 (33.33%) Network Management
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) BMC
7 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) F5
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
7 1 (11.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) User Experience

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (33.33%) Network Management
2 3 (33.33%) People Management
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNP
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) Remedy
4 2 (22.22%) BMC
5 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics
5 1 (11.11%) Aruba
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 1 (11.11%) TOWER Software