The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 27 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
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 30 35
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.52% 2.07% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 2.11% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £116
UK excluding London median daily rate £204 £275 £215
% change year-on-year -25.90% +27.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.43 £15.74 £16.60
% change year-on-year -8.36% -5.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton. 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
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 186 190 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 96.88% 98.45% 98.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 105 177
Median daily rate £350 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.31% +35.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Median hourly rate £11.93 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.82% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Brighton

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Brighton

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Brighton

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Brighton region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) WSUS
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) vCloud
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Legal

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) vCloud
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
1 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware