The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 39 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.32% 1.74% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.81% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£175 - £140
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 - £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £230 - £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £15.13 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £15.23
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -8.89%
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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 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
422 276 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.95% 96.17% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 211 281
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -60.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) IVR
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) SLA
5 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 1 (9.09%) XenApp
6 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
6 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Meraki
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
6 1 (9.09%) CMDB
6 1 (9.09%) SCCM
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
6 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
6 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WLAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) IVR
2 1 (9.09%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) System Testing
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Meraki