Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £269 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bracknell during the 6 months to 20 November 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
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 32 39
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 22 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 3.98% 4.92% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 5.31% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 3
Bracknell median daily rate £269 £115 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +133.91% -33.33% -35.51%
10th Percentile £112 £112 £134
90th Percentile £340 £205 £184
Berkshire median daily rate £255 £275 £220
% change year-on-year -7.36% +25.00% -26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £14.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -14.24% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -42.00% +26.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bracknell
Contract vacancies in Bracknell with a recognized job title 500 527 491
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.42% 92.62% 91.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 251 180
Bracknell median daily rate £377 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £178 £180 £163
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 52 61
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -36.25% +26.98%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £19.00 £33.43 £39.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bracknell.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Bracknell

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Bracknell

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Bracknell over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Bracknell

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Bracknell

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Bracknell region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) SCOM
3 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) SolarWinds
4 8 (36.36%) SCCM
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (31.82%) SCSM
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (18.18%) X-Windows
8 4 (18.18%) SAN
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
8 4 (18.18%) PKI
8 4 (18.18%) SCVMM
8 4 (18.18%) VMware Server
8 4 (18.18%) F5
8 4 (18.18%) DevOps
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (18.18%) vSphere
8 4 (18.18%) Network Management
9 3 (13.64%) IaaS
10 2 (9.09%) Thin Client

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (4.55%) INAP
5 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.55%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (4.55%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) X-Windows
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) PKI
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.55%) Android
6 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) DevOps
1 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
1 4 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (9.09%) Change Management
2 2 (9.09%) High Availability
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Contact Management
3 1 (4.55%) Data Management
3 1 (4.55%) Fault Management
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.55%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Server
2 4 (18.18%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) SCOM
2 8 (36.36%) SCCM
3 7 (31.82%) SCSM
4 4 (18.18%) SCVMM
5 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
5 1 (4.55%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) SolarWinds
1 9 (40.91%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) CA
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Nokia
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Sun