The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 63 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.56% 3.44% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 3.70% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 3
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£120 £230 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% +2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £225 £249
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -9.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £10.25 £13.87 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.09% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £12.04 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £13.87 £15.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
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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 Wales 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
729 514 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.55% 93.12% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 326 278
Average daily rate £350 £325 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 33
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.87 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.23 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Engineer across the Wales region.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer across the Wales region.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -18 9 £120 -47.82% 5
West Wales - 1 - - 2
Mid Wales - - - -
Support Engineer
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Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
3 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
4 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 10 (32.26%) Windows XP
5 8 (25.81%) VMware
5 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
6 7 (22.58%) SCCM
7 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
8 5 (16.13%) LAN
8 5 (16.13%) VoIP
8 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (12.90%) Migration
9 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
9 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco
9 4 (12.90%) Citrix
9 4 (12.90%) MS Office
9 4 (12.90%) Sophos
10 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
10 3 (9.68%) VBScript
10 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
10 3 (9.68%) WAN
10 3 (9.68%) ARCserve
10 3 (9.68%) SAN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) LAN
1 5 (16.13%) VoIP
1 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) Nortel Alteon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows 7
3 10 (32.26%) Windows XP
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Migration
2 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL
2 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.23%) Service Management
3 1 (3.23%) Change Management
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.23%) Coaching
3 1 (3.23%) Change Control
3 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) VBScript
1 3 (9.68%) R
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) vSphere
2 3 (9.68%) XenApp
3 2 (6.45%) Xen
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) ARCserve
3 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
3 4 (12.90%) Sophos
4 2 (6.45%) Symantec
4 2 (6.45%) Remedy
4 2 (6.45%) McAfee
4 2 (6.45%) Intel
5 1 (3.23%) AppSense
5 1 (3.23%) Mitel
5 1 (3.23%) Radware
5 1 (3.23%) Cognos
5 1 (3.23%) Nortel
5 1 (3.23%) Avaya
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) Lotus
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) Lumension
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Rate: £8 - £12.50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago