The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Stevenage region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 9 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 10.00% 17.02% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.42% 18.60% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £120 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £208
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.85 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.58%
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
48 43 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 96.00% 91.49% 90.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 15
Median daily rate £331 £263 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.19% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £120 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
Median hourly rate £8.25 £14.85 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -40.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.85 £9.25 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £26.50 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Stevenage region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) MS Office
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Juniper
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) Broadband
5 3 (25.00%) ISDN
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) Network Design
5 3 (25.00%) Network Management
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) LabWindows
6 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
6 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 2 (16.67%) C

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) Broadband
3 3 (25.00%) ISDN
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Network Design
1 3 (25.00%) Network Management
1 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) VMware