The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 27 April 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 52 50
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 20 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.44% 2.12% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 2.21% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 8
Median daily rate £250 £263 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +110.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £233 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £293 £201
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £253 £225
% change year-on-year -20.79% +12.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £10.75 £15.25 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.50% +9.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 776 860 831
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 94.87% 96.09% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 604 594
Median daily rate £390 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 30
Median hourly rate £17.58 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.77% +100.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Bristol

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Bristol

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Bristol

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 Support Engineer in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Bristol

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

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

1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (19.44%) ITIL
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
4 7 (19.44%) VMware
4 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
5 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 5 (13.89%) WAN
7 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) ITSM
7 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
7 4 (11.11%) Change Management
7 4 (11.11%) Wireless
8 3 (8.33%) Toshiba
8 3 (8.33%) Apple
8 3 (8.33%) HP
8 3 (8.33%) Dell
8 3 (8.33%) Linux
8 3 (8.33%) VPN
8 3 (8.33%) DNS
8 3 (8.33%) SLA
8 3 (8.33%) SQL
8 3 (8.33%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (8.33%) SCCM
8 3 (8.33%) Smartphone

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.56%) InfoPath
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) WAN
2 4 (11.11%) Wireless
3 3 (8.33%) DNS
3 3 (8.33%) Value-Added Service
3 3 (8.33%) VPN
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (5.56%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.78%) Broadband
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.78%) FTP
5 1 (2.78%) SAN
5 1 (2.78%) SSH
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (2.78%) Billing
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.78%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) WCF
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.78%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) RSA SecurID
2 3 (8.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) CESG
3 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.33%) Android
4 3 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Unix
6 1 (2.78%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) Fedora
6 1 (2.78%) Solaris
6 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
1 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
2 4 (11.11%) Change Management
2 4 (11.11%) ITSM
3 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) CRM
5 1 (2.78%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.78%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) NFS
2 1 (2.78%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
1 3 (8.33%) SCOrch
2 2 (5.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
1 7 (19.44%) VMware
2 3 (8.33%) Apple
2 3 (8.33%) Dell
2 3 (8.33%) HP
2 3 (8.33%) Toshiba
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) Proofpoint
3 2 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) EMC
4 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.78%) Huawei
4 1 (2.78%) Nokia
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
Bristol, Avon
Modis International
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago