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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 39 45 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.63% 3.15% 9.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 3.21% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 1
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£213 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +12.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £208 £250
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -17.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -22.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £15.00 £16.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £15.00 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.20
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +3.61%
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
363 436 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.53% 97.98% 91.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 328 59
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 15 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 1 June 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Bath +9 5 £213 - 3
Clevedon - 3 - -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) SAN
5 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) VPN
8 2 (13.33%) LAN
8 2 (13.33%) WAN
8 2 (13.33%) CCNP
8 2 (13.33%) CCNA
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (13.33%) Migration
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (13.33%) vSphere
9 1 (6.67%) Forefront TMG

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (6.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.67%) Intranet
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) iPhone
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
1 1 (6.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
6 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
3 1 (6.67%) Becrypt
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia
3 1 (6.67%) Lotus
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
Taunton, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £15.6 - £25.6 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 24 days ago