The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 3 months to 26 June 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 / Devon
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 29 19
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.59% 3.20% 7.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 3.35% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £400 £205 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +95.12% -3.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £215
% change year-on-year -27.27% +27.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Median hourly rate - £15.36 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.43 £15.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year -8.12% -7.64%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Devon. 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
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 327 209 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 96.46% 95.43% 98.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 116 129
Median daily rate £375 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +51.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £49.70 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -5 1 - - 1
Plymouth -21 1 £400 - 1
Support Engineer
South West

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Devon region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Sophos
1 1 (25.00%) VMware