Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £180 per day in advertised job vacancies in Derbyshire during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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 Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 43 38
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 4.01% 3.05% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.25% 3.25% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Derbyshire median daily rate £180 £95 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +89.47% -60.00% +46.15%
East Midlands median daily rate £180 £180 £265
% change year-on-year - -32.08% +17.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Derbyshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.70% +21.00%
10th Percentile £16.23 £14.10 £13.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% -18.84% +38.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire. 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
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies in Derbyshire with a recognized job title 353 492 467
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.39% 93.71% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 316 283
Derbyshire median daily rate £375 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +9.86% +1.43%
10th Percentile £125 £210 £198
90th Percentile £544 £532 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £394 £400
% change year-on-year +1.59% -1.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 31 34
Derbyshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.15 £8.51
90th Percentile £22.10 £31.15 £19.95
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £13.00
% change year-on-year +9.15% +9.23% -

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Derbyshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Derbyshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Derbyshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Derbyshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +9 9 £319 +6.33% 1
Chesterfield -10 4 £180 +89.47%
Alfreton - 1 £180 -
Matlock - 1 £250 -
Support Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 Derbyshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows 10
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) SCCM
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) IaaS
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) Runbook
6 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (13.33%) McAfee
6 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Firepower
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) VMS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) ITSM
2 2 (13.33%) Operations Management
2 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (13.33%) Runbook
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Break/Fix
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Ticket Management
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) F5
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) McAfee
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) Veeam
3 1 (6.67%) VMware