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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 38 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 21 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.00% 2.04% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.16% 2.12% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 12
Median daily rate £200 £223 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £158 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £211
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £10.88 £13.70 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.62% +19.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.95
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +0.34%
Support Engineer
UK

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
505 756 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.19% 96.31% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 504 489
Median daily rate £375 £361 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £468 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 40 26
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.70 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% +10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £8.50 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +24 19 £200 +17.64% 6
North Wales +1 2 - -
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 33 (70.21%) Windows
2 22 (46.81%) Windows Server
3 21 (44.68%) VMware
4 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
5 15 (31.91%) Windows 7
6 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
7 13 (27.66%) Cisco
7 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
8 11 (23.40%) Firewall
8 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
8 11 (23.40%) Citrix
9 10 (21.28%) Linux
9 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
9 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (19.15%) SQL
10 9 (19.15%) Oracle
10 9 (19.15%) MS Office
11 8 (17.02%) ITIL
11 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
11 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (17.02%) CCNA
12 7 (14.89%) Web Services
12 7 (14.89%) XML
12 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
12 7 (14.89%) PKI
13 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
13 6 (12.77%) SLA
14 5 (10.64%) Windows 8

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 4 (8.51%) Apache
1 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.15%) MS Office
3 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.51%) HTTPS
3 4 (8.51%) Internet
3 4 (8.51%) LAN
3 4 (8.51%) SSH
3 4 (8.51%) VPN
3 4 (8.51%) WAN
3 4 (8.51%) Wireshark
4 3 (6.38%) DHCP
4 3 (6.38%) DNS
5 1 (2.13%) Network Security
5 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) MySQL
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
1 4 (8.51%) IntelliJ
1 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.51%) JUnit
1 4 (8.51%) Maven
1 4 (8.51%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Web Services
1 7 (14.89%) XML
2 4 (8.51%) Java EE
2 4 (8.51%) LAMP
2 4 (8.51%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) PKI
2 5 (10.64%) Clustering
3 4 (8.51%) Cryptography
4 3 (6.38%) DataPower
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (70.21%) Windows
2 22 (46.81%) Windows Server
3 15 (31.91%) Windows 7
4 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (21.28%) Linux
5 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
7 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (10.64%) Unix
7 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.51%) AIX
9 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.51%) Logistics
3 4 (8.51%) Resource Management
4 3 (6.38%) Migration
4 3 (6.38%) Server Building
4 3 (6.38%) SOA
5 2 (4.26%) CRM
5 2 (4.26%) ERP
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) PHP
3 4 (8.51%) Perl
3 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.51%) Python
3 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) CCNA
3 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
5 1 (2.13%) MCSE
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.51%) vSphere
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SCCM
1 5 (10.64%) Tivoli
2 4 (8.51%) Ansible
2 4 (8.51%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (8.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (8.51%) yum
3 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) VMware
2 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.66%) Cisco
4 11 (23.40%) Citrix
5 9 (19.15%) Oracle
6 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.51%) HP
8 3 (6.38%) F5
8 3 (6.38%) NetApp
9 2 (4.26%) SAP
10 1 (2.13%) Apple
10 1 (2.13%) arcserve
10 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.13%) Lotus
10 1 (2.13%) Remedy
10 1 (2.13%) Sage
10 1 (2.13%) Sophos
10 1 (2.13%) Sun
10 1 (2.13%) Symantec
10 1 (2.13%) Wyse
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