Period
to 18 September 2019

The median contractor rate for an IT Support Engineer was £123 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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.

IT Support Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 119 113
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 -10
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 13 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.67% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.26% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Bristol median daily rate £123 - £133
10th Percentile £98 - £105
90th Percentile £130 - £165
South West median daily rate £130 £75 £165
% change year-on-year +73.33% -54.55% +24.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Bristol median hourly rate £11.50 £18.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.67% - -
South West median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year -34.29% -33.33% +118.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,834 1,902 1,699
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.39% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,202 1,270 1,134
Bristol median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £256 £236 £213
90th Percentile £600 £538 £530
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +3.03% +8.55% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 62 51
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +36.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £15.45 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £66.70 £50.25
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.01% +12.14% +27.27%

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Bristol

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support Engineer in Bristol

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support Engineer in Bristol

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IT Support Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, IT Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 10
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) Office 365
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Smartphone
5 3 (23.08%) Public Sector
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) NHS
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) AS400
7 1 (7.69%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (7.69%) Apple
7 1 (7.69%) VoIP
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) SCCM
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) CCENT
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008

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

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
General
1 3 (23.08%) Public Sector
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Smartphone
2 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 10
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Break/Fix
2 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCENT
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Veeam
3 1 (7.69%) VMware