The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 107 77 61
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 26 48 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 1.87% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.99% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 30
Median daily rate £134 £200 £249
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.12% -19.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £104 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £392 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £220 £240
% change year-on-year
-20.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 18
Median hourly rate £16.13 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.34 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £15.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +5.17%
Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2584 2418 2253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.48% 94.34% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1566 1339 1254
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £205 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 116 188
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £15.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -9.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
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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
Birmingham -15 12 £138 -21.42% 3
Shropshire -1 6 £120 -68.62%
Staffordshire -6 2 £130 - 2
Warwickshire -2 1 - - 2
Coventry -20 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 West Midlands region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (54.55%) Windows
2 26 (39.39%) Active Directory
3 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
4 18 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 16 (24.24%) Cisco
6 15 (22.73%) Citrix
6 15 (22.73%) Firewall
7 14 (21.21%) Windows 7
8 13 (19.70%) VMware
8 13 (19.70%) MS Exchange
9 12 (18.18%) WAN
9 12 (18.18%) MS Office
10 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 11 (16.67%) LAN
10 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (15.15%) CheckPoint
11 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (15.15%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (13.64%) Blackberry
12 9 (13.64%) CCNP
12 9 (13.64%) CCNA
13 8 (12.12%) Dell
13 8 (12.12%) DNS
13 8 (12.12%) ITIL
13 8 (12.12%) OSPF
13 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (12.12%) Windows 8
13 8 (12.12%) Office 365

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 13 (19.70%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.52%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) G Suite
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) Firewall
2 12 (18.18%) WAN
3 11 (16.67%) LAN
4 8 (12.12%) DNS
4 8 (12.12%) OSPF
5 7 (10.61%) DHCP
6 6 (9.09%) VLAN
7 5 (7.58%) NAS
7 5 (7.58%) SAN
8 3 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (4.55%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.03%) Network Security
9 2 (3.03%) PABX
9 2 (3.03%) VoIP
9 2 (3.03%) Wireless
10 1 (1.52%) DMVPN
10 1 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.52%) HBase
1 1 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (1.52%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.52%) PVCS
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) French Language
3 1 (1.52%) German Language
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 5 (7.58%) PDA
4 4 (6.06%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) AS400
5 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Statistics
5 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (54.55%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 14 (21.21%) Windows 7
4 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (12.12%) Windows 8
7 6 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.06%) Linux
9 3 (4.55%) Android
9 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
10 2 (3.03%) Unix
11 1 (1.52%) AIX
11 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (12.12%) ITIL
3 5 (7.58%) Patch Management
4 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (6.06%) Migration
4 4 (6.06%) Network Design
4 4 (6.06%) Network Management
4 4 (6.06%) Service Management
5 3 (4.55%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (4.55%) People Management
5 3 (4.55%) Process Improvement
5 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.55%) Validation
6 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.03%) Fault Management
6 2 (3.03%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.03%) Server Building
6 2 (3.03%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.64%) CCNA
2 9 (13.64%) CCNP
3 3 (4.55%) MOS
4 2 (3.03%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.52%) MCSA
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.61%) XenApp
3 5 (7.58%) VMware Server
3 5 (7.58%) XenDesktop
3 5 (7.58%) XenServer
4 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.52%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.52%) SCOM
2 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.24%) Cisco
3 15 (22.73%) Citrix
4 13 (19.70%) VMware
5 10 (15.15%) CheckPoint
6 8 (12.12%) Dell
7 6 (9.09%) Remedy
8 5 (7.58%) HP
9 4 (6.06%) Avaya
9 4 (6.06%) LANDesk
10 3 (4.55%) Google
10 3 (4.55%) IBM
10 3 (4.55%) Toshiba
11 2 (3.03%) BMC
11 2 (3.03%) Intel Security
11 2 (3.03%) Kronos
11 2 (3.03%) NetApp
11 2 (3.03%) Oracle
12 1 (1.52%) Nokia
12 1 (1.52%) Peregrine
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