Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £188 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 21 September 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 54 42
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.12% 0.51% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 0.54% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Devon median daily rate £188 £288 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.78% +40.24% +17.14%
10th Percentile £128 £186 £193
90th Percentile £196 £379 £218
South West median daily rate £188 £175 £238
% change year-on-year +7.14% -26.32% +53.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Devon median hourly rate £13.00 - £15.36
10th Percentile £11.54 - £14.32
90th Percentile £16.60 - £16.39
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +34.62% -18.75% -3.03%

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 441 560 462
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.63% 95.24% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 341 273
Devon median daily rate £355 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +10.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £189 £225 £185
90th Percentile £500 £500 £463
South West median daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 48
Devon median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.43% +21.74% +47.61%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.30 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.50 £46.13 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +27.27% +15.79%

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 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 21 September 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
Plymouth +19 4 £151 -62.25% 2
Exeter -6 2 - - 2
Teignmouth - 1 - -
Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Devon region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (30.00%) SCCM
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Apple
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
6 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Service Design
6 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
6 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Server Management
6 1 (10.00%) MCITP
6 1 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
6 1 (10.00%) WSUS
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared

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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Server Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Design
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) VMware