The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bournemouth during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Support Engineer
Dorset / Bournemouth
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 22 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 8.16% 2.80% -
As % of the Job Titles category 8.51% 2.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £211
% change year-on-year -27.27% +30.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.60 £17.13
% change year-on-year -7.05% -8.90%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bournemouth
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 47 138 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 95.92% 96.50% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 105 47
Median daily rate £325 £418 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.15% +28.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bournemouth that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Bournemouth

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Bournemouth

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Bournemouth

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Bournemouth region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Server
2 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) WSUS
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (20.00%) ADO
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) BYOD

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth 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 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam