The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 39 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.32% 5.74% 4.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 6.17% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate
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£238 - £170
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 - £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £276 - £193
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £230
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Support Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
294 227 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 97.03% 93.03% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 143 100
Average daily rate £365 £367 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.61% +22.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £477 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £32.50 £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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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Vacancies
Bath +4 3 £225 - 1
Street - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) ITIL
4 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (26.32%) SAN
5 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) SCCM
6 4 (21.05%) Office 365
6 4 (21.05%) DNS
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) IIS
7 3 (15.79%) MySQL
7 3 (15.79%) Apache
7 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.79%) WAN
7 3 (15.79%) VPN
7 3 (15.79%) LAN
7 3 (15.79%) Citrix
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) Change Management
7 3 (15.79%) Firewall
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) WSUS
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) IIS
1 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) assyst
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) OSPF
4 2 (10.53%) BGP
5 1 (5.26%) VRRP
5 1 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) RIP
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) VPLS
5 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.26%) ADSL
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) DTV
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) JNCIP
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) Siemens
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) Brocade
5 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £185 - £255 per day
Posted: 12 days ago