Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 16 January 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.

Support Engineer
South West > Devon
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 42 42
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.22% 1.01% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 1.05% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
Devon median daily rate £150 £170 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -54.67% +141.94%
10th Percentile £114 £158 £154
90th Percentile £222 £186 £404
South West median daily rate £190 £173 £140
% change year-on-year +10.14% +23.21% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Devon median hourly rate - £30.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +122.22% -12.90%
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £21.13
% change year-on-year +25.00% -33.73% +35.20%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. 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
Devon
Contract vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 411 474 444
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.13% 96.15% 97.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 270 270
Devon median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.17%
10th Percentile £165 £142 £168
90th Percentile £589 £563 £495
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 40
Devon median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +109.79% -17.82%
10th Percentile £9.63 £12.91 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.88 £47.85 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% -10.91% -11.29%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Devon

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Devon

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Devon over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Devon

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Devon

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Plymouth +5 6 £151 -8.49%
Exeter -5 2 £156 -10.71% 2
Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 Devon region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) IIS
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (10.00%) NHS
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) MCSE
6 1 (10.00%) MCSA
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Electronics

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Server Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (10.00%) SAP