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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 37 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.91% 2.54% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 2.72% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £320 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £220 £240
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
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
316 368 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 96.05% 93.40% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 284 319
Median daily rate £413 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 25
Median hourly rate £22.00 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 8 December 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 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (55.56%) MS Office
4 12 (44.44%) DHCP
4 12 (44.44%) VPN
4 12 (44.44%) DNS
4 12 (44.44%) Juniper
4 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 12 (44.44%) Firewall
4 12 (44.44%) Junos
4 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 11 (40.74%) tcpdump
5 11 (40.74%) Wireshark
5 11 (40.74%) MS Visio
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco
7 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
7 8 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL
9 4 (14.81%) IBM Notes
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (14.81%) Lotus
9 4 (14.81%) Service Management
10 3 (11.11%) Workflow
10 3 (11.11%) SLA
11 2 (7.41%) Apache
11 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
11 2 (7.41%) Java
11 2 (7.41%) Perl
11 2 (7.41%) MySQL

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 (14.81%) IBM Notes
2 2 (7.41%) Alfresco
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (55.56%) MS Office
2 11 (40.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) DHCP
1 12 (44.44%) DNS
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
1 12 (44.44%) Junos
1 12 (44.44%) VPN
2 11 (40.74%) tcpdump
2 11 (40.74%) Wireshark
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.41%) Intranet
4 2 (7.41%) Skype
5 1 (3.70%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Spring
1 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
1 2 (7.41%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.70%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 12 (44.44%) Juniper
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco
4 4 (14.81%) Lotus
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Infor
5 1 (3.70%) VMware