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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 45 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 16 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.43% 0.62% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 0.68% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £225 £119
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +89.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £208 £243
% change year-on-year
-2.40% -14.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.88%
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
610 584 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 92.71% 90.54% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 397 345
Average daily rate £375 £373 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
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 2 July 2015. 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 9 - - 4
Chippenham - 3 - - 1
Salisbury - 1 - -
Trowbridge - 1 - -
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 25 (59.52%) Windows
1 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 14 (33.33%) SQL
4 12 (28.57%) MS Office
4 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 12 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 11 (26.19%) Lotus
5 11 (26.19%) IBM Notes
6 9 (21.43%) ITIL
6 9 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (19.05%) VMware
8 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
10 5 (11.90%) SCCM
10 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
10 5 (11.90%) McAfee
10 5 (11.90%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (11.90%) Firewall
10 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
10 5 (11.90%) VBScript
10 5 (11.90%) VB
10 5 (11.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (9.52%) Cisco
11 4 (9.52%) VoIP
11 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
12 3 (7.14%) WAN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (26.19%) IBM Notes
3 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Office
2 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Firewall
2 4 (9.52%) VoIP
3 3 (7.14%) WAN
3 3 (7.14%) MPLS
3 3 (7.14%) LAN
4 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
4 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) OSPF
5 1 (2.38%) BGP
5 1 (2.38%) Wireless
5 1 (2.38%) VLAN
General
1 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Games
1 1 (2.38%) Military
1 1 (2.38%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Replication
2 1 (2.38%) RMADS
2 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 2 (4.76%) Release Management
3 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.38%) Change Management
4 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.38%) Information Management
4 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
2 5 (11.90%) VBScript
2 5 (11.90%) VB
3 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) CCNP
3 2 (4.76%) CCNA
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) Lotus
3 8 (19.05%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) McAfee
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco
6 3 (7.14%) Juniper
6 3 (7.14%) HP
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix
7 2 (4.76%) Avaya
7 2 (4.76%) Apple
8 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds