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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 26 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.17% 1.94% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.42% 2.04% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 7
Median daily rate £134 £350 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.71% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £290 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £296
UK excluding London median daily rate £242 £219 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Support Engineer
Wiltshire

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
317 442 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 94.35% 95.05% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 319 311
Median daily rate £375 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 27
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -4.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 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 Swindon region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
3 15 (42.86%) MS Office
3 15 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 12 (34.29%) Junos
4 12 (34.29%) DHCP
4 12 (34.29%) VPN
4 12 (34.29%) DNS
4 12 (34.29%) Juniper
4 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
4 12 (34.29%) Firewall
5 11 (31.43%) ITIL
5 11 (31.43%) MS Visio
5 11 (31.43%) tcpdump
5 11 (31.43%) Wireshark
6 10 (28.57%) IBM Notes
6 10 (28.57%) Cisco
6 10 (28.57%) Lotus
6 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
7 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (11.43%) Service Management
8 4 (11.43%) SLA
9 3 (8.57%) SQL
9 3 (8.57%) Workflow
10 2 (5.71%) MVC
10 2 (5.71%) VMware
10 2 (5.71%) Intranet

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 10 (28.57%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.71%) Alfresco
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) MS Office
2 11 (31.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (2.86%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) DHCP
1 12 (34.29%) DNS
1 12 (34.29%) Firewall
1 12 (34.29%) Junos
1 12 (34.29%) VPN
2 11 (31.43%) tcpdump
2 11 (31.43%) Wireshark
3 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.71%) Intranet
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Spring
1 2 (5.71%) Spring MVC
2 1 (2.86%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.43%) Service Management
4 3 (8.57%) Workflow
5 2 (5.71%) MVC
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.86%) Kanban
6 1 (2.86%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.86%) Scrum
6 1 (2.86%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
1 1 (2.86%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
2 12 (34.29%) Juniper
3 10 (28.57%) Cisco
3 10 (28.57%) Lotus
4 2 (5.71%) Apple
4 2 (5.71%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) Infor