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 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
England / South West
Rank 79 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 60 83 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.28% 2.79% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 2.90% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 36
Median daily rate £159 £145 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -35.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £120 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £198 £236 £220
% change year-on-year
-16.40% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 10
Median hourly rate £19.75 £15.25 £16.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% -9.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.17 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £40.05 £21.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
- +4.91%

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
2496 2867 3084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.05% 96.31% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1626 1913 1943
Median daily rate £380 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 162 171
Median hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 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
Gloucestershire +8 20 £120 -9.43% 2
Bristol +4 13 £200 +66.66% 5
Wiltshire -10 11 £239 -4.50% 1
Somerset -2 10 £120 - 1
Devon 0 4 £269 +65.38%
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 South West region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 117 (75.48%) Windows
2 75 (48.39%) Active Directory
3 59 (38.06%) Windows 7
4 49 (31.61%) Microsoft
5 45 (29.03%) ITIL
6 43 (27.74%) Security Cleared
7 41 (26.45%) VMware
8 38 (24.52%) Windows Server
9 36 (23.23%) MS Office
10 31 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 29 (18.71%) Office 365
12 24 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (15.48%) Apple
13 22 (14.19%) MS Excel
13 22 (14.19%) Service Delivery
13 22 (14.19%) Windows 10
14 21 (13.55%) SLA
15 20 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (12.26%) Cisco
16 19 (12.26%) DBS Check
17 17 (10.97%) Linux
18 16 (10.32%) Firewall
19 15 (9.68%) Wireless
19 15 (9.68%) MS Exchange
19 15 (9.68%) DHCP
19 15 (9.68%) DNS
20 14 (9.03%) TCP/IP
21 13 (8.39%) Network Management
21 13 (8.39%) Mac OS X

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 15 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.94%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.94%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.29%) IIS
6 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.65%) Apache
7 1 (0.65%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (23.23%) MS Office
2 22 (14.19%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.32%) Firewall
2 15 (9.68%) DHCP
2 15 (9.68%) DNS
2 15 (9.68%) Wireless
3 14 (9.03%) TCP/IP
4 13 (8.39%) Internet
4 13 (8.39%) WAN
5 12 (7.74%) LAN
6 8 (5.16%) VPN
7 5 (3.23%) SAN
7 5 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.94%) Broadband
8 3 (1.94%) Skype
8 3 (1.94%) X.509
9 2 (1.29%) FTP
9 2 (1.29%) Network Security
9 2 (1.29%) VLAN
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.65%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (4.52%) Finance
2 4 (2.58%) Banking
3 2 (1.29%) Electronics
3 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.29%) Marketing
3 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.65%) Billing
4 1 (0.65%) Local Government
4 1 (0.65%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.65%) .NET
2 1 (0.65%) ADO
2 1 (0.65%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (0.65%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.16%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.23%) Smartphone
4 3 (1.94%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.29%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.65%) iPad
6 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.65%) NHS
6 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 117 (75.48%) Windows
2 59 (38.06%) Windows 7
3 38 (24.52%) Windows Server
4 24 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (14.19%) Windows 10
6 19 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (10.97%) Linux
8 13 (8.39%) Mac OS X
9 12 (7.74%) Apple iOS
10 10 (6.45%) Windows 8
10 10 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (5.81%) Windows XP
12 6 (3.87%) Android
13 5 (3.23%) Mac OS
14 4 (2.58%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.94%) Solaris
15 3 (1.94%) Unix
16 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.65%) AIX
17 1 (0.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.03%) ITIL
2 22 (14.19%) Service Delivery
3 13 (8.39%) Network Management
4 11 (7.10%) Incident Management
4 11 (7.10%) Time Management
5 5 (3.23%) Service Management
6 4 (2.58%) Asset Management
6 4 (2.58%) ITIL V3
6 4 (2.58%) Problem Management
7 3 (1.94%) Capacity Management
7 3 (1.94%) Change Management
7 3 (1.94%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (1.94%) ITSM
7 3 (1.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (1.94%) Software Distribution
8 2 (1.29%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.29%) Migration
8 2 (1.29%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (1.29%) Programme Management
8 2 (1.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.87%) SQL
2 5 (3.23%) C
2 5 (3.23%) Java
3 4 (2.58%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.94%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.94%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.65%) C#
5 1 (0.65%) Perl
5 1 (0.65%) PHP
5 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (27.74%) Security Cleared
2 31 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 19 (12.26%) DBS Check
4 9 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (5.81%) DV Cleared
5 8 (5.16%) CCNA
6 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.58%) HNC
8 2 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.29%) CCNP
8 2 (1.29%) MCITP
8 2 (1.29%) MCSE
9 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.65%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.55%) SLA
2 2 (1.29%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 75 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 20 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.52%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.65%) NFS
5 1 (0.65%) Samba
5 1 (0.65%) vCloud
5 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.87%) SCCM
2 4 (2.58%) Puppet
3 2 (1.29%) Nagios
4 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.65%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (31.61%) Microsoft
2 41 (26.45%) VMware
3 24 (15.48%) Apple
4 19 (12.26%) Cisco
5 10 (6.45%) Remedy
6 9 (5.81%) HP
7 8 (5.16%) Citrix
8 7 (4.52%) Oracle
8 7 (4.52%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.23%) Dell
10 3 (1.94%) Lotus
10 3 (1.94%) Toshiba
11 2 (1.29%) IBM
11 2 (1.29%) SAP
12 1 (0.65%) CA
12 1 (0.65%) EMC
12 1 (0.65%) ESRI
12 1 (0.65%) Juniper
12 1 (0.65%) NetApp
12 1 (0.65%) Sophos
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Networkers
Rate: £11 - £17 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago