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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 54 65 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 97 95 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.48% 2.87% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 3.02% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 33 38
Median daily rate £150 £135 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £105 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £263 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £217 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.85% -3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 12
Median hourly rate £24.25 £15.63 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.20% +15.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £19.17 £19.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
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
2633 3150 3250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.51% 95.14% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 2004 2099
Median daily rate £360 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 223 182
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Wiltshire +10 28 £140 +3.70%
Bristol +5 28 £150 -10.44% 9
Somerset +31 15 £203 - 5
Gloucestershire +1 14 £234 +23.35% 5
Devon +1 7 £155 - 2
Cornwall +3 2 - - 5
Dorset -3 1 - - 9
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 161 (77.40%) Windows
2 105 (50.48%) Active Directory
3 89 (42.79%) Windows 7
4 68 (32.69%) Microsoft
5 58 (27.88%) Windows Server
5 58 (27.88%) ITIL
6 54 (25.96%) VMware
7 42 (20.19%) MS Office
8 32 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 32 (15.38%) Cisco
9 31 (14.90%) Firewall
10 30 (14.42%) Security Cleared
10 30 (14.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (13.94%) MS Exchange
12 25 (12.02%) Windows 10
12 25 (12.02%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (11.06%) SCCM
13 23 (11.06%) WAN
14 22 (10.58%) LAN
14 22 (10.58%) Office 365
15 21 (10.10%) Windows 8
15 21 (10.10%) DHCP
16 20 (9.62%) SLA
16 20 (9.62%) TCP/IP
17 19 (9.13%) DNS
18 17 (8.17%) Juniper
19 16 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (7.69%) SC Cleared
19 16 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
20 15 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure

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 29 (13.94%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (5.77%) Skype for Business
5 10 (4.81%) IBM Notes
6 6 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.40%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.96%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.96%) Apache
9 2 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.96%) IIS
9 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.48%) Confluence
10 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (20.19%) MS Office
2 32 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 13 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.48%) CATIA
5 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.48%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.58%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.90%) Firewall
2 23 (11.06%) WAN
3 22 (10.58%) LAN
4 21 (10.10%) DHCP
5 20 (9.62%) TCP/IP
6 19 (9.13%) DNS
7 14 (6.73%) Junos
7 14 (6.73%) VPN
8 13 (6.25%) tcpdump
8 13 (6.25%) Wireshark
9 11 (5.29%) Skype
10 10 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (3.85%) VoIP
12 7 (3.37%) Internet
13 6 (2.88%) PABX
14 5 (2.40%) OpenScape
14 5 (2.40%) Unified Communications
14 5 (2.40%) Wireless
15 4 (1.92%) IP Telephony
15 4 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.96%) MS Access
3 2 (0.96%) MySQL
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 7 (3.37%) Finance
2 5 (2.40%) Military
3 4 (1.92%) Banking
4 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.48%) Billing
5 1 (0.48%) Electronics
5 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.88%) .NET
2 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.96%) Classic ASP
2 2 (0.96%) Spring
2 2 (0.96%) Spring MVC
3 1 (0.48%) J2EE
3 1 (0.48%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.48%) Web Services
3 1 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.33%) Driving Licence
2 6 (2.88%) Blackberry
2 6 (2.88%) Handset
2 6 (2.88%) IVR
2 6 (2.88%) Smartphone
3 5 (2.40%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.44%) iPhone
5 2 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.48%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.48%) BYOD
6 1 (0.48%) CCTV
6 1 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.48%) EPoS
6 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.48%) NHS
6 1 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 161 (77.40%) Windows
2 89 (42.79%) Windows 7
3 58 (27.88%) Windows Server
4 30 (14.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (12.02%) Windows 10
5 25 (12.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (10.10%) Windows 8
7 16 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (7.21%) Windows XP
9 13 (6.25%) Linux
10 10 (4.81%) Mac OS X
11 7 (3.37%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.92%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.44%) Unix
14 1 (0.48%) AIX
14 1 (0.48%) Android
14 1 (0.48%) CentOS
14 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (27.88%) ITIL
2 12 (5.77%) Service Delivery
3 10 (4.81%) Service Management
4 6 (2.88%) Migration
4 6 (2.88%) Problem Management
5 4 (1.92%) Network Management
5 4 (1.92%) Project Management
5 4 (1.92%) Time Management
6 3 (1.44%) Configuration Management
6 3 (1.44%) Data Protection
6 3 (1.44%) DevOps
6 3 (1.44%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (1.44%) Line Management
6 3 (1.44%) PRINCE2
6 3 (1.44%) Workflow
7 2 (0.96%) Asset Management
7 2 (0.96%) Change Management
7 2 (0.96%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (0.96%) MVC
7 2 (0.96%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.29%) SQL
2 9 (4.33%) Java
3 7 (3.37%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.44%) Perl
5 2 (0.96%) C
5 2 (0.96%) PHP
5 2 (0.96%) VBA
6 1 (0.48%) C#
6 1 (0.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (14.42%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.81%) CCNA
4 10 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.37%) DBS Check
7 6 (2.88%) CCNP
7 6 (2.88%) MCSE
8 4 (1.92%) MCSA
9 2 (0.96%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.96%) CISSP
9 2 (0.96%) HNC
9 2 (0.96%) MCITP
9 2 (0.96%) MCP
9 2 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.48%) CCA
10 1 (0.48%) CCDA
10 1 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.62%) SLA
2 3 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 105 (50.48%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.92%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.44%) vSphere
6 1 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (11.06%) SCCM
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (0.96%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.96%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.48%) Nagios
4 1 (0.48%) Netcool
4 1 (0.48%) SCOM
4 1 (0.48%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 54 (25.96%) VMware
3 32 (15.38%) Cisco
4 17 (8.17%) Juniper
5 15 (7.21%) Apple
5 15 (7.21%) CheckPoint
6 14 (6.73%) Citrix
7 13 (6.25%) HP
8 10 (4.81%) Lotus
9 5 (2.40%) Dell
9 5 (2.40%) Remedy
10 4 (1.92%) Oracle
11 3 (1.44%) BT
12 2 (0.96%) Intel Security
12 2 (0.96%) Nokia
12 2 (0.96%) Samsung
12 2 (0.96%) Siemens
12 2 (0.96%) WatchGuard
13 1 (0.48%) CA
13 1 (0.48%) NetApp
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