The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 30 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.74% 1.24% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 1.35% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£310 - £199
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 - £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 - £264
UK excluding London average daily rate £224 £250 £238
% change year-on-year
-10.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £14.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
Support Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire 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
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
333 223 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 91.23% 92.53% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 119 123
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 54
Average hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £30.00 £37.50
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 Warwickshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Atherstone - 1 £170 -
Nuneaton - 1 - - 1
Rugby - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Support Engineer
West Midlands

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) Windows XP
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) MS Office
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) SLA
7 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
8 2 (12.50%) iPad
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
8 2 (12.50%) SCCM
8 2 (12.50%) WAN
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) VPN
8 2 (12.50%) UNIX
8 2 (12.50%) Java
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
9 1 (6.25%) Wireless
9 1 (6.25%) BT
9 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
9 1 (6.25%) VMware
9 1 (6.25%) HP
9 1 (6.25%) Dell
9 1 (6.25%) Citrix
9 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows XP
3 7 (43.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
2 1 (6.25%) Network Management
2 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) BT
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Dell
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) F5