Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in Exeter during the 6 months to 22 July 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
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 26 29
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 0.87% 4.05% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 4.23% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Exeter median daily rate £175 £205 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% -3.53% +44.07%
10th Percentile £163 £193 £146
90th Percentile £188 £218 £225
Devon median daily rate £288 £205 £200
% change year-on-year +40.24% +2.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Exeter median hourly rate - £15.36 -
Devon median hourly rate - £15.36 £19.50
% change year-on-year - -21.26% +42.49%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter. 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
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 326 213 274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 94.49% 95.95% 98.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 121 132
Exeter median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% -13.33%
10th Percentile £208 £175 £200
90th Percentile £475 £463 £438
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 6
Exeter median hourly rate £40.00 £15.18 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +163.55% -46.27% +106.43%
10th Percentile £38.63 £10.95 £14.66
90th Percentile £42.00 £33.75 £40.00
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £19.23
% change year-on-year +23.08% +69.03% +9.87%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Exeter

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Exeter

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Exeter

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Exeter region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM