The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 53 63 78
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 96 95 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.44% 2.98% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 3.11% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 38 31
Median daily rate £150 £178 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% -24.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £120 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £298 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £225 £233
% change year-on-year
-24.44% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 17
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% +11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £28.10 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
2652 3057 3162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.05% 95.77% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1744 2073 2029
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 152 230
Median hourly rate £20.13 £20.63 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 10 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire +10 25 £140 -36.36% 4
Bristol -3 20 £130 +5.05% 5
Wiltshire -6 15 £146 -41.50% 2
Devon +9 13 £375 +123.88% 2
Somerset +27 12 £155 +10.32% 3
Dorset +2 9 £188 +7.14% 4
Cornwall -5 2 - -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 South West region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 139 (70.92%) Windows
2 80 (40.82%) Active Directory
3 73 (37.24%) Windows 7
4 66 (33.67%) Microsoft
5 60 (30.61%) Windows Server
6 51 (26.02%) VMware
7 49 (25.00%) ITIL
8 46 (23.47%) Security Cleared
9 43 (21.94%) MS Office
10 37 (18.88%) Firewall
11 36 (18.37%) Cisco
12 34 (17.35%) SC Cleared
13 30 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 29 (14.80%) Office 365
14 29 (14.80%) MS Excel
15 28 (14.29%) DHCP
15 28 (14.29%) Windows 10
16 26 (13.27%) DNS
17 23 (11.73%) Windows Server 2008
17 23 (11.73%) MS Exchange
17 23 (11.73%) SLA
18 21 (10.71%) Linux
19 20 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
20 18 (9.18%) VPN
21 17 (8.67%) Service Delivery
22 16 (8.16%) Apple
22 16 (8.16%) TCP/IP
22 16 (8.16%) SCCM
23 15 (7.65%) Hyper-V
23 15 (7.65%) LAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 23 (11.73%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (4.59%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.04%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.02%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.02%) Apache
7 2 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.02%) IIS
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (21.94%) MS Office
2 29 (14.80%) MS Excel
3 13 (6.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.51%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.80%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.88%) Firewall
2 28 (14.29%) DHCP
3 26 (13.27%) DNS
4 18 (9.18%) VPN
5 16 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 15 (7.65%) LAN
7 14 (7.14%) Junos
8 13 (6.63%) tcpdump
8 13 (6.63%) Wireshark
9 12 (6.12%) WAN
10 10 (5.10%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (4.59%) Skype
12 8 (4.08%) Internet
13 7 (3.57%) Wireless
14 4 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (1.53%) Intranet
15 3 (1.53%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (1.53%) SAN
15 3 (1.53%) VoIP
15 3 (1.53%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.02%) MySQL
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (4.08%) Finance
2 5 (2.55%) Banking
3 4 (2.04%) Military
4 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.51%) Billing
5 1 (0.51%) Electronics
5 1 (0.51%) Local Government
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.04%) .NET
2 2 (1.02%) Spring
2 2 (1.02%) Spring MVC
3 1 (0.51%) ADO
3 1 (0.51%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 9 (4.59%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.06%) Smartphone
4 4 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.02%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (1.02%) NHS
6 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.51%) BYOD
6 1 (0.51%) CCTV
6 1 (0.51%) iPad
6 1 (0.51%) iPhone
6 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 139 (70.92%) Windows
2 73 (37.24%) Windows 7
3 60 (30.61%) Windows Server
4 30 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 23 (11.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (10.71%) Linux
8 13 (6.63%) Mac OS X
8 13 (6.63%) Windows 8
8 13 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (5.61%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.55%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.04%) Unix
12 3 (1.53%) Android
13 2 (1.02%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.02%) Solaris
13 2 (1.02%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.00%) ITIL
2 17 (8.67%) Service Delivery
3 10 (5.10%) Service Management
4 8 (4.08%) Time Management
5 7 (3.57%) Network Management
6 5 (2.55%) Incident Management
6 5 (2.55%) Project Management
7 4 (2.04%) Line Management
7 4 (2.04%) Migration
8 3 (1.53%) Asset Management
8 3 (1.53%) Capacity Management
8 3 (1.53%) DevOps
8 3 (1.53%) Fault Analysis
8 3 (1.53%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (1.53%) PRINCE2
8 3 (1.53%) Problem Management
8 3 (1.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (1.53%) Workflow
9 2 (1.02%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.02%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.59%) SQL
2 8 (4.08%) Java
3 5 (2.55%) C
4 3 (1.53%) Perl
4 3 (1.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.51%) C#
5 1 (0.51%) C++
5 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (23.47%) Security Cleared
2 34 (17.35%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.14%) CCNA
3 14 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (6.12%) DBS Check
5 10 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.06%) CCNP
8 5 (2.55%) HNC
9 4 (2.04%) MCSE
10 3 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.53%) MCSA
11 2 (1.02%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.02%) MCITP
11 2 (1.02%) MCP
11 2 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.51%) CCA
12 1 (0.51%) CCDA
12 1 (0.51%) CCIE
12 1 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.73%) SLA
2 3 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.02%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (40.82%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.65%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.02%) vSphere
7 1 (0.51%) NFS
7 1 (0.51%) Samba
7 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (8.16%) SCCM
2 4 (2.04%) Puppet
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.02%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.51%) Nagios
4 1 (0.51%) Netcool
4 1 (0.51%) SCOM
4 1 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.51%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (33.67%) Microsoft
2 51 (26.02%) VMware
3 36 (18.37%) Cisco
4 16 (8.16%) Apple
5 15 (7.65%) CheckPoint
5 15 (7.65%) Juniper
6 13 (6.63%) Citrix
7 9 (4.59%) Remedy
8 8 (4.08%) HP
9 7 (3.57%) Oracle
9 7 (3.57%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.04%) Lotus
11 3 (1.53%) Dell
12 2 (1.02%) IBM
12 2 (1.02%) Nokia
12 2 (1.02%) Samsung
12 2 (1.02%) WatchGuard
13 1 (0.51%) Dell KACE
13 1 (0.51%) Infor
13 1 (0.51%) PTC
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