The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 56 36 52
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.14% 2.95% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 3.22% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Average daily rate
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£195 £275 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £219 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £275 £214
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £238 £203
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +17.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £15.89 £15.54
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +2.26%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
758 466 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.47% 91.55% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 279 297
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 32
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £20.25 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Support Engineer
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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 13 £190 -30.90% 5
North Wales +5 2 - - 1
West Wales -15 1 £308 -
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Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
3 13 (41.94%) Windows XP
4 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
5 11 (35.48%) Windows 7
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
7 9 (29.03%) LAN
8 8 (25.81%) VMware
9 7 (22.58%) VoIP
10 6 (19.35%) Cisco
10 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
10 6 (19.35%) Sophos
10 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (16.13%) assyst
11 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
11 5 (16.13%) WAN
12 4 (12.90%) Citrix
12 4 (12.90%) MS Office
12 4 (12.90%) SCCM
12 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
12 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (9.68%) Lumension
13 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
13 3 (9.68%) XenApp
13 3 (9.68%) vSphere

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (9.68%) IBM Notes
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.23%) Lync
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) LAN
2 7 (22.58%) VoIP
3 5 (16.13%) WAN
3 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.68%) SAN
5 2 (6.45%) DNS
5 2 (6.45%) DHCP
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.23%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.23%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows XP
3 11 (35.48%) Windows 7
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
7 1 (3.23%) UNIX
7 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
1 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
2 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
2 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
2 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
2 1 (3.23%) Change Control
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) VBScript
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) MCP
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.68%) XenApp
2 3 (9.68%) vSphere
3 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.45%) Xen
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) 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 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Sophos
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) Lotus
5 3 (9.68%) Lumension
6 2 (6.45%) Intel
6 2 (6.45%) Symantec
6 2 (6.45%) Remedy
6 2 (6.45%) McAfee
7 1 (3.23%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) Cognos
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) AppSense
7 1 (3.23%) Mitel
7 1 (3.23%) ProCurve
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