The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Swindon region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 39 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.30% 1.53% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.60% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£225 £119 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -18.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £227 £203
% change year-on-year
-7.48% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.77 £15.54
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +1.49%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
354 374 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 91.71% 95.41% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 258 198
Average daily rate £400 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -19.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
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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
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 10 July 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Office 365
7 1 (9.09%) IIS
7 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (9.09%) Trustwave
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
7 1 (9.09%) Internet
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (9.09%) Service Management
7 1 (9.09%) Firewall
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (9.09%) SharePoint

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WLAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
1 1 (9.09%) VLAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
1 1 (9.09%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 8
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
6 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Compaq
3 1 (9.09%) Trustwave