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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 53 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.25% 0.59% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.67% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 11
Average daily rate
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£235 £160 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £160 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £230 £225
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.53% +36.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.11
% change year-on-year
+3.41% -4.05%
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
676 449 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.02% 88.21% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 303 413
Average daily rate £425 £370 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 38
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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
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 19 December 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
Swindon -6 6 £250 +56.25% 3
Chippenham - - - - 6
Melksham - - - -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
3 9 (34.62%) DNS
4 8 (30.77%) DHCP
4 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 8 (30.77%) Internet
4 8 (30.77%) Firewall
5 7 (26.92%) Finance
5 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
5 7 (26.92%) Linux
5 7 (26.92%) UNIX
5 7 (26.92%) Infoblox
5 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco
8 3 (11.54%) Citrix
8 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (11.54%) MS Office
8 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
8 3 (11.54%) SCCM
8 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
9 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
9 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
9 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
9 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 2 (7.69%) iPhone
9 2 (7.69%) iPad

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) DNS
2 8 (30.77%) DHCP
2 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 8 (30.77%) Internet
2 8 (30.77%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.85%) VLAN
3 1 (3.85%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) iPhone
2 2 (7.69%) iPad
2 2 (7.69%) IVR
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.85%) CMDB
3 1 (3.85%) PDA
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) UNIX
3 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.85%) Windows NT
6 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.85%) Migration
2 1 (3.85%) CAD
2 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL
2 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
2 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.85%) Data Management
2 1 (3.85%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.69%) CCNP
1 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.85%) MetaFrame
3 1 (3.85%) Firmware
3 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Infoblox
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) F5
6 1 (3.85%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.85%) Meraki
6 1 (3.85%) Veeam
Swindon
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Capita - ITPS
Rate: £80 - £90 per day
Posted: 6 days ago