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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 38 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.61% 4.24% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 4.41% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate £350 £250 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.72 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% -9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
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
353 408 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.17% 96.00% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 293 209
Average daily rate £375 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.72 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% -33.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Android
3 6 (31.58%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) Apple
3 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
3 6 (31.58%) MS Office
3 6 (31.58%) HND
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.26%) Office 365
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Nokia
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) EMC

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Skype
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Android
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) HND
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Apple
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) arcserve
3 1 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) Nokia