The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 77 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 68 46 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.03% 2.05% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.22% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 21
Average daily rate
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£235 £175 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £115 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £275 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £233 £233 £225
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £19.75 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3157 2070 2545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.18% 92.37% 93.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2052 1306 1445
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 182 205
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -15 21 £160 +20.75% 7
Somerset +5 15 £250 -6.54% 1
Devon -11 12 £311 - 2
Gloucestershire -18 8 £225 +28.57% 8
Wiltshire -12 7 £243 - 8
Dorset -2 3 £230 +31.42% 4
Cornwall - - - -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 103 (83.06%) Windows
2 46 (37.10%) Microsoft
3 41 (33.06%) Windows 7
4 37 (29.84%) Active Directory
5 26 (20.97%) MS Office
6 25 (20.16%) VMware
7 23 (18.55%) MS Excel
7 23 (18.55%) Windows XP
7 23 (18.55%) Citrix
8 22 (17.74%) TCP/IP
9 19 (15.32%) Security Cleared
9 19 (15.32%) LAN
9 19 (15.32%) WAN
10 18 (14.52%) ITIL
11 17 (13.71%) Cisco
12 16 (12.90%) Linux
12 16 (12.90%) Firewall
13 15 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (12.10%) SCCM
14 14 (11.29%) SC Cleared
14 14 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (11.29%) Internet
14 14 (11.29%) MS Exchange
15 13 (10.48%) DNS
16 12 (9.68%) Finance
16 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (8.06%) SLA
17 10 (8.06%) DHCP
18 9 (7.26%) UNIX

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (11.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.23%) IIS
4 4 (3.23%) Lync
5 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.42%) Apache
5 3 (2.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (20.97%) MS Office
2 23 (18.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Summit
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.81%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.45%) Office 365
2 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.74%) TCP/IP
2 19 (15.32%) LAN
2 19 (15.32%) WAN
3 16 (12.90%) Firewall
4 14 (11.29%) Internet
5 13 (10.48%) DNS
6 10 (8.06%) DHCP
7 8 (6.45%) VoIP
8 6 (4.84%) Wireless
8 6 (4.84%) SAN
9 5 (4.03%) VPN
10 4 (3.23%) OSPF
10 4 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.42%) VLAN
11 3 (2.42%) Network Security
11 3 (2.42%) MPLS
12 2 (1.61%) Telnet
12 2 (1.61%) BGP
12 2 (1.61%) FTP
12 2 (1.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MSI
General
1 12 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.61%) Back Office
3 2 (1.61%) Military
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (0.81%) Flash
1 1 (0.81%) HTML
1 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.03%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.61%) IVR
5 1 (0.81%) CMDB
5 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.81%) PDA
5 1 (0.81%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.81%) iPad
5 1 (0.81%) iPhone
5 1 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.81%) DTV
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 103 (83.06%) Windows
2 41 (33.06%) Windows 7
3 23 (18.55%) Windows XP
4 16 (12.90%) Linux
5 15 (12.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.26%) UNIX
8 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.84%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.03%) Windows 2000
11 4 (3.23%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.81%) Android
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.81%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.52%) ITIL
2 6 (4.84%) Service Delivery
3 5 (4.03%) Migration
4 3 (2.42%) Time Management
4 3 (2.42%) Mentoring
4 3 (2.42%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (2.42%) Service Management
4 3 (2.42%) Change Management
5 2 (1.61%) Workflow
5 2 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (1.61%) Project Management
5 2 (1.61%) Network Management
5 2 (1.61%) Network Performance Management
5 2 (1.61%) Performance Management
5 2 (1.61%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (1.61%) Data Management
5 2 (1.61%) Incident Management
6 1 (0.81%) Load Balancing
6 1 (0.81%) Resource Management
6 1 (0.81%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.84%) SQL
2 1 (0.81%) Ruby
2 1 (0.81%) C++
2 1 (0.81%) Java
2 1 (0.81%) Perl
2 1 (0.81%) RPG
Qualifications
1 19 (15.32%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.29%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.65%) MCP
5 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.84%) CCNP
6 5 (4.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (4.03%) CCNA
6 5 (4.03%) MCSE
7 3 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.61%) CCIE
8 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.61%) CISSP
8 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.81%) Degree
9 1 (0.81%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.81%) MCITP
9 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.81%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 37 (29.84%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.65%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.23%) XenApp
5 3 (2.42%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.61%) Firmware
6 2 (1.61%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.81%) Novell eDirectory
7 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.81%) vSphere
7 1 (0.81%) NFS
7 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (12.10%) SCCM
2 5 (4.03%) WSUS
3 2 (1.61%) SCOM
4 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.16%) VMware
3 23 (18.55%) Citrix
4 17 (13.71%) Cisco
5 7 (5.65%) Infoblox
6 6 (4.84%) HP
7 4 (3.23%) Remedy
7 4 (3.23%) Dell
8 3 (2.42%) IBM
8 3 (2.42%) Avaya
8 3 (2.42%) Apple
9 2 (1.61%) Symantec
9 2 (1.61%) McAfee
9 2 (1.61%) Juniper
9 2 (1.61%) Veeam
9 2 (1.61%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.81%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.81%) Mitel
10 1 (0.81%) Brocade
10 1 (0.81%) Acronis
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