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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 10 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 7.14% 4.26% 7.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 4.65% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £200 £244
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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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
39 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 92.86% 91.49% 97.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 9
Average daily rate £325 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £222 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £30.00 £47.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Wyse