The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Swindon region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 37 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.15% 2.43% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 2.64% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £320 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £230 £225
% change year-on-year
-15.21% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
335 341 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 95.99% 91.91% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 263 307
Median daily rate £413 £388 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -9.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 17
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Swindon region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) MS Office
4 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) IBM Notes
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Lotus
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) Service Management
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (20.00%) tcpdump
7 3 (20.00%) Junos
7 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (20.00%) Juniper
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) DHCP
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
8 2 (13.33%) SLA
8 2 (13.33%) Apple
8 2 (13.33%) SCCM
8 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (13.33%) Skype
9 1 (6.67%) Data Centre

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 4 (26.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Junos
2 3 (20.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (13.33%) Skype
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Lotus
3 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) VMware