The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 16 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 South Wales 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 41 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.56% 4.88% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 5.16% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Average daily rate £195 £243 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.58% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £314 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £226 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +3.44%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
540 310 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 92.31% 94.51% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 194 156
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 24
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Support Engineer
Wales

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 16 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -21 5 £176 -29.50% 2
Bridgend -9 3 £160 -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Glamorgan - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
Support Engineer
Wales

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
4 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
4 13 (40.63%) Windows XP
5 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (18.75%) LAN
9 5 (15.63%) Cisco
9 5 (15.63%) Sophos
9 5 (15.63%) SCCM
10 4 (12.50%) VMware
10 4 (12.50%) assyst
10 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (12.50%) WAN
11 3 (9.38%) SLA
11 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
11 3 (9.38%) Lotus
11 3 (9.38%) Citrix
11 3 (9.38%) VoIP
11 3 (9.38%) IBM Notes
11 3 (9.38%) MCP
11 3 (9.38%) SQL
11 3 (9.38%) MS Office
11 3 (9.38%) Lumension
11 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) IBM Notes
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) LAN
2 4 (12.50%) WAN
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) VoIP
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
5 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows XP
3 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
2 1 (3.13%) Service Management
2 1 (3.13%) Content Management
2 1 (3.13%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) MCP
4 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCSE
5 1 (3.13%) HNC
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.38%) XenApp
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) ARCserve
2 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco
2 5 (15.63%) Sophos
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) Lotus
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) Lumension
5 2 (6.25%) Symantec
5 2 (6.25%) Remedy
5 2 (6.25%) McAfee
5 2 (6.25%) SAP
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya
6 1 (3.13%) Apple
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Nortel
6 1 (3.13%) AppSense
6 1 (3.13%) Mitel
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £9 - £14 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £225.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago