The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
UK / Wales
Rank 37 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 27 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.96% 3.81% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 3.90% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 9
Median daily rate £293 £200 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £184
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £239 £220
% change year-on-year
-16.23% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £11.00 £15.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
659 667 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.77% 97.66% 96.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 465 395
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 36
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.90 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +5 16 £173 -1.42%
West Wales -8 9 £488 +44.44%
North Wales - 2 - -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Wales region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
3 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
4 15 (36.59%) Windows 7
4 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
5 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
6 13 (31.71%) ITIL
7 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
8 10 (24.39%) Cisco
8 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
9 9 (21.95%) Java
9 9 (21.95%) MS Office
9 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (19.51%) CCNA
10 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (19.51%) Problem Management
11 6 (14.63%) Firewall
11 6 (14.63%) HP
12 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (12.20%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (12.20%) Avaya
12 5 (12.20%) Internet
12 5 (12.20%) Tivoli
12 5 (12.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
12 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
13 4 (9.76%) VMware
13 4 (9.76%) MCSE
13 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.95%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Firewall
2 5 (12.20%) Internet
3 2 (4.88%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
4 1 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Local Government
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) iPad
1 3 (7.32%) iPhone
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows 7
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.44%) Unix
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) Problem Management
3 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
3 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
3 4 (9.76%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (9.76%) Software Delivery
3 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.32%) Coaching
5 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.44%) ITSM
6 1 (2.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Network Management
6 1 (2.44%) People Management
6 1 (2.44%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
3 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (19.51%) CCNA
4 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) MCSE
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (7.32%) MCITP
7 1 (2.44%) MCP
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (12.20%) Tivoli
1 5 (12.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) Cisco
3 6 (14.63%) HP
4 5 (12.20%) Avaya
5 4 (9.76%) VMware
6 3 (7.32%) Apple
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix
7 2 (4.88%) Lotus
8 1 (2.44%) arcserve
8 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.44%) Remedy
8 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.44%) Sophos
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec