Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £110 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 18 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 80 57
Rank change year-on-year +27 -23 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 8 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.09% 0.19% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.20% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Coventry median daily rate £110 - £280
10th Percentile £104 - £139
90th Percentile £113 - £392
West Midlands median daily rate £250 £240 £255
% change year-on-year +4.17% -5.88% +18.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Coventry median hourly rate £15.00 - £14.00
10th Percentile £13.15 - £10.96
90th Percentile £130.80 - £17.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.82 £14.75 £14.20
% change year-on-year +7.25% +3.87% +1.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Contract vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 684 981 669
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.19% 92.63% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 701 439
Coventry median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £181 £288 £213
90th Percentile £550 £540 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 45 49
Coventry median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -39.24%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.45 £9.50
90th Percentile £39.95 £39.50 £25.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.17% -11.76% +4.94%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Coventry

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Coventry

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Coventry

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Coventry over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Support Engineer in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Coventry region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (12.50%) Scorecard
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) SMS
2 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (12.50%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
1 1 (12.50%) ECDL
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Capita
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam