The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
South West / Somerset
Rank 32 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.36% 4.76% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 4.78% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Median daily rate £115 - £238
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 - £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £227 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £238 £220
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% +45.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.56% +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 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
223 293 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.70% 99.66% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 155 164
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 40 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.08% +131.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Somerset region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 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
Bath 0 4 £273 -
Taunton - 3 £110 - 1
Yeovil -6 1 - -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 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 Somerset region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
4 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
6 3 (17.65%) Apple
6 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (11.76%) Marketing
7 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (11.76%) Electronics
7 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (11.76%) Nagios
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.76%) Dell
7 2 (11.76%) SAP
7 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) LAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Unix
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Line Management
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Apple
2 2 (11.76%) Dell
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) IFS
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle