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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 91 81 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 28 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.16% 1.71% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.80% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 29
Median daily rate £200 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £152 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £413 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £239 £220
% change year-on-year
-16.23% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 10
Median hourly rate £14.49 £16.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% +12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.20 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.27 £16.90 £23.15
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 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
2256 2500 2095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.84% 94.88% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1407 1160
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 78 170
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.38 £25.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 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
Birmingham -14 9 £213 -34.61% 3
Staffordshire 0 5 £200 -38.46% 2
Warwickshire -4 4 - -
Herefordshire - 3 £225 - 2
Solihull - 2 - -
Shropshire +27 1 - -
Coventry -17 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - - 2
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (53.57%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
3 17 (30.36%) Cisco
4 15 (26.79%) Windows 7
5 14 (25.00%) Firewall
6 13 (23.21%) Citrix
7 12 (21.43%) Windows Server
8 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (19.64%) WAN
9 10 (17.86%) LAN
10 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
10 9 (16.07%) CCNP
10 9 (16.07%) Office 365
10 9 (16.07%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (14.29%) CCNA
11 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.50%) VMware
12 7 (12.50%) MS Office
12 7 (12.50%) OSPF
13 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
13 6 (10.71%) Windows 10
13 6 (10.71%) Remedy
14 5 (8.93%) ITIL
14 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
14 5 (8.93%) Migration
14 5 (8.93%) Finance
14 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
14 5 (8.93%) Network Management
15 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (7.14%) SQL

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 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.79%) IBM Domino
2 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) Firewall
2 11 (19.64%) WAN
3 10 (17.86%) LAN
4 7 (12.50%) OSPF
5 2 (3.57%) DNS
5 2 (3.57%) Network Security
5 2 (3.57%) Wireless
6 1 (1.79%) 3G
6 1 (1.79%) ADSL
6 1 (1.79%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.79%) DHCP
6 1 (1.79%) DMVPN
6 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.79%) Internet
6 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Back Office
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.57%) NHS
2 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) AS400
3 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (53.57%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) Windows 7
3 12 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.71%) Windows 10
5 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.57%) Android
8 2 (3.57%) Linux
9 1 (1.79%) Unix
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (8.93%) ITIL
2 5 (8.93%) Migration
2 5 (8.93%) Network Management
3 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (5.36%) Network Design
3 3 (5.36%) People Management
3 3 (5.36%) Process Improvement
3 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (5.36%) Service Management
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL V3
4 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.79%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.79%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Fault Management
5 1 (1.79%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.79%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.07%) CCNP
3 8 (14.29%) CCNA
4 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) MCSA
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.79%) MOS
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Cisco
2 13 (23.21%) Citrix
3 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
4 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.50%) VMware
6 6 (10.71%) Remedy
7 3 (5.36%) Intel Security
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle
8 2 (3.57%) BMC
8 2 (3.57%) Google
8 2 (3.57%) HP
8 2 (3.57%) IBM
8 2 (3.57%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.79%) Aruba
9 1 (1.79%) F5
9 1 (1.79%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.79%) Veeam
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