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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 50 64 103
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 113 86 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.75% 2.72% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.93% 2.84% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 25 28
Median daily rate £294 £180 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.19% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £235 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £214 £213
% change year-on-year
+28.65% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 31 2
Median hourly rate £13.23 £16.50 £13.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.84% +21.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £20.50 £15.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +7.09%
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
2874 3028 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.29% 95.85% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1850 1944 1864
Median daily rate £365 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 201 178
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.02 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.62% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.83 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +5 30 £325 +13.04% 7
Gloucestershire +7 23 £313 +76.05% 4
Somerset +17 19 £300 +33.33% 8
Bristol +5 16 £150 +11.11% 9
Dorset -2 13 £280 +133.33% 8
Devon -7 8 £205 -3.52%
Cornwall +10 2 £110 -53.68% 3
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 150 (73.53%) Windows
2 101 (49.51%) Active Directory
3 74 (36.27%) Windows 7
4 68 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 63 (30.88%) Microsoft
6 47 (23.04%) VMware
7 41 (20.10%) ITIL
8 34 (16.67%) MS Office
9 29 (14.22%) MS Exchange
10 27 (13.24%) Cisco
11 26 (12.75%) Firewall
11 26 (12.75%) Security Cleared
12 23 (11.27%) WAN
13 22 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (10.29%) LAN
15 20 (9.80%) MS Excel
15 20 (9.80%) SLA
15 20 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (9.31%) Windows 8
16 19 (9.31%) Citrix
17 18 (8.82%) SQL Server
17 18 (8.82%) SCCM
18 17 (8.33%) VPN
18 17 (8.33%) DNS
19 16 (7.84%) DHCP
19 16 (7.84%) SQL
20 15 (7.35%) TCP/IP
21 14 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
21 14 (6.86%) Linux
22 13 (6.37%) Juniper

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 (14.22%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.90%) Skype for Business
3 9 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.43%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.94%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.98%) IIS
8 1 (0.49%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.49%) Apache
8 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.49%) Confluence
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (16.67%) MS Office
2 20 (9.80%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.49%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.75%) Firewall
2 23 (11.27%) WAN
3 21 (10.29%) LAN
4 17 (8.33%) DNS
4 17 (8.33%) VPN
5 16 (7.84%) DHCP
6 15 (7.35%) TCP/IP
7 12 (5.88%) VoIP
8 10 (4.90%) Junos
9 9 (4.41%) tcpdump
9 9 (4.41%) Wireshark
10 8 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (3.92%) Internet
10 8 (3.92%) Skype
11 6 (2.94%) IP Telephony
11 6 (2.94%) PABX
12 5 (2.45%) OpenScape
12 5 (2.45%) Unified Communications
12 5 (2.45%) Wireless
13 4 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.98%) MS Access
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.49%) GIS
4 1 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 12 (5.88%) Finance
1 12 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.45%) Military
3 4 (1.96%) Banking
3 4 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.98%) Electronics
4 2 (0.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.49%) Billing
5 1 (0.49%) Publishing
5 1 (0.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.98%) .NET
1 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET
1 2 (0.98%) Classic ASP
1 2 (0.98%) REST
2 1 (0.49%) J2EE
2 1 (0.49%) Spring
2 1 (0.49%) Spring MVC
2 1 (0.49%) Web Services
2 1 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.94%) Data Centre
1 6 (2.94%) Handset
1 6 (2.94%) IVR
1 6 (2.94%) Replication
2 4 (1.96%) Blackberry
2 4 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.47%) Smartphone
4 2 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.98%) CMDB
4 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.98%) iPhone
4 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
4 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.49%) EPoS
5 1 (0.49%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.49%) PKI
5 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 150 (73.53%) Windows
2 74 (36.27%) Windows 7
3 68 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 22 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (9.31%) Windows 8
7 14 (6.86%) Linux
7 14 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (5.88%) Windows 10
9 10 (4.90%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.43%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.47%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.98%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.49%) AIX
13 1 (0.49%) Android
13 1 (0.49%) Unix
13 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.10%) ITIL
2 10 (4.90%) ITIL V3
3 8 (3.92%) Migration
4 7 (3.43%) Service Management
5 6 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (2.94%) Problem Management
6 5 (2.45%) Configuration Management
6 5 (2.45%) Service Delivery
6 5 (2.45%) SIEM
7 4 (1.96%) ITSM
7 4 (1.96%) Network Design
7 4 (1.96%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (1.96%) Programme Management
7 4 (1.96%) Time Management
8 3 (1.47%) Change Management
8 3 (1.47%) Mentoring
8 3 (1.47%) Network Management
8 3 (1.47%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (1.47%) RAD
9 2 (0.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.84%) SQL
2 11 (5.39%) Java
3 6 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.96%) C++
5 2 (0.98%) C
5 2 (0.98%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.98%) PHP
5 2 (0.98%) VBA
6 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.37%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.41%) CCNA
5 7 (3.43%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.94%) CCNP
6 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.45%) DBS Check
7 5 (2.45%) Degree
8 3 (1.47%) MCP
8 3 (1.47%) MCSE
9 2 (0.98%) CISSP
9 2 (0.98%) HNC
10 1 (0.49%) CCDA
10 1 (0.49%) HND
10 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.49%) MCDST
10 1 (0.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.80%) SLA
2 2 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.49%) Def Stans
System Software
1 101 (49.51%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.41%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.43%) XenApp
5 6 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.94%) vSphere
6 5 (2.45%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.96%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.96%) UAG
8 1 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (8.82%) SCCM
2 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.49%) Nagios
2 1 (0.49%) Netcool
2 1 (0.49%) SCOM
2 1 (0.49%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (30.88%) Microsoft
2 47 (23.04%) VMware
3 27 (13.24%) Cisco
4 19 (9.31%) Citrix
5 13 (6.37%) Juniper
6 10 (4.90%) CheckPoint
7 9 (4.41%) Apple
8 8 (3.92%) HP
9 6 (2.94%) Dell
9 6 (2.94%) Lotus
10 5 (2.45%) AppSense
10 5 (2.45%) Remedy
10 5 (2.45%) Sophos
11 4 (1.96%) Canon
11 4 (1.96%) IBM
12 3 (1.47%) BT
12 3 (1.47%) Intel Security
13 2 (0.98%) Forcepoint
13 2 (0.98%) Nokia
13 2 (0.98%) SAP
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £220.00 per day
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