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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 24 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.26% 1.24% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.59% 1.39% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£269 £218 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.56% -11.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £154 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £278 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £208 £250
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -17.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.84 - £13.96
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 - £15.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.63 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.91% +0.80%
Support Engineer
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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
305 361 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.71% 89.80% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 279 229
Average daily rate £400 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 19
Average hourly rate £16.83 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 3 June 2015, 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 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (60.00%) Windows
3 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) MS Office
5 9 (30.00%) SQL
6 8 (26.67%) IBM Notes
6 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 8 (26.67%) Lotus
7 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
8 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (20.00%) Asset Management
9 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 5 (16.67%) SCCM
10 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 4 (13.33%) VoIP
10 4 (13.33%) Cisco
10 4 (13.33%) VMware
11 3 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (10.00%) Firewall
11 3 (10.00%) McAfee
11 3 (10.00%) Juniper
11 3 (10.00%) HP
11 3 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (10.00%) MPLS
11 3 (10.00%) WAN
11 3 (10.00%) LAN
11 3 (10.00%) T-SQL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 8 (26.67%) IBM Notes
1 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) VoIP
2 3 (10.00%) WAN
2 3 (10.00%) MPLS
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) OSPF
4 1 (3.33%) BGP
4 1 (3.33%) VLAN
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.33%) iPhone
2 1 (3.33%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Android
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.33%) Windows NT
6 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (10.00%) VBScript
2 3 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) CCNP
1 2 (6.67%) CCNA
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Lotus
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Juniper
4 3 (10.00%) McAfee
4 3 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
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