The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 41 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 23 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.27% 3.49% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 3.61% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Average daily rate £250 £235 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +56.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £85 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.24% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.74 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £20.14 £20.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Support Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
663 664 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.31% 96.51% 88.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 453 315
Average daily rate £375 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £26.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.94% +15.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £28.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Swindon -9 10 £350 +40.00% 5
Chippenham - 6 £250 - 3
Salisbury - 2 £205 -
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 21 (38.18%) Windows 7
3 19 (34.55%) MS Exchange
3 19 (34.55%) Active Directory
4 18 (32.73%) Windows Server
5 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
6 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 14 (25.45%) SC Cleared
7 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (23.64%) Firewall
8 13 (23.64%) Cisco
8 13 (23.64%) Windows XP
9 12 (21.82%) MS Office
10 11 (20.00%) ITIL
11 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (16.36%) VMware
12 8 (14.55%) Citrix
13 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (12.73%) DNS
13 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (12.73%) Problem Management
14 6 (10.91%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (10.91%) Android
14 6 (10.91%) SLA
14 6 (10.91%) DHCP
14 6 (10.91%) LAN
14 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 19 (34.55%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) Firewall
2 7 (12.73%) DNS
3 6 (10.91%) DHCP
3 6 (10.91%) LAN
3 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.09%) WAN
5 4 (7.27%) IP Telephony
6 3 (5.45%) ADSL
6 3 (5.45%) Broadband
6 3 (5.45%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.64%) VoIP
8 1 (1.82%) SAN
8 1 (1.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 21 (38.18%) Windows 7
3 18 (32.73%) Windows Server
4 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (23.64%) Windows XP
6 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (10.91%) Android
9 4 (7.27%) Windows 2000
9 4 (7.27%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.82%) Linux
10 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (12.73%) Problem Management
3 4 (7.27%) CMMI
3 4 (7.27%) Migration
3 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
3 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.27%) Six Sigma
4 3 (5.45%) Change Management
4 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.82%) Coaching
5 1 (1.82%) Contact Management
5 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.45%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (10.91%) HND
5 5 (9.09%) CCNA
6 4 (7.27%) HNC
7 3 (5.45%) MCSA
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (34.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.64%) Cisco
3 9 (16.36%) VMware
4 8 (14.55%) Citrix
5 6 (10.91%) Apple
6 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.64%) Juniper
6 2 (3.64%) Lotus
7 1 (1.82%) Altiris
7 1 (1.82%) arcserve
7 1 (1.82%) Avaya
7 1 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.82%) Dell
7 1 (1.82%) EMC
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Nokia
7 1 (1.82%) Nortel
7 1 (1.82%) Veeam