The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 4 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 14.75% 3.57% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.36% 3.57% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £120 - £185
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
Support Engineer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Stevenage 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
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
55 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 90.16% 100.00% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 9
Average daily rate £120 £275 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.36% -23.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £11.50 £26.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Stevenage

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) MS Office
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 2 (16.67%) LabWindows
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (8.33%) Remedy
6 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) SLA
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy