The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 18 April 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 Somerset 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 36 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 18 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.24% 8.29% 3.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 8.85% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Average daily rate £325 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.58 £15.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.91% -4.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
409 192 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 96.24% 93.66% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 81 83
Average daily rate £348 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Taunton -9 12 £325 - 2
Bath -9 2 - - 4
Yeovil -6 1 - - 1
Clevedon - - - -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 15 (53.57%) ITIL
4 14 (50.00%) MCP
4 14 (50.00%) SLA
4 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
6 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (42.86%) Service Management
6 12 (42.86%) ITSM
6 12 (42.86%) VMware
7 11 (39.29%) Statistics
7 11 (39.29%) Service Delivery
7 11 (39.29%) Front Office
7 11 (39.29%) Back Office
7 11 (39.29%) Workflow
7 11 (39.29%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
8 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
9 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
10 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) Citrix
12 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
13 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) Wireless
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
General
1 11 (39.29%) Front Office
1 11 (39.29%) Back Office
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Statistics
2 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 12 (42.86%) Service Management
2 12 (42.86%) ITSM
3 11 (39.29%) Service Delivery
3 11 (39.29%) Workflow
3 11 (39.29%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
4 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
1 3 (10.71%) VB
2 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) MCP
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) Dell
4 3 (10.71%) SonicWALL
5 2 (7.14%) Avaya
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Mitel
Yeovil, Somerset
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
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