The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Fife during the 3 months to 29 April 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
Scotland / Fife
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 7 12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife - 11.11% 6.82%
As % of the Job Titles category - 11.11% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £110
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £254 £225
% change year-on-year -21.18% +12.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.96 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -0.25% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Fife. 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
Fife
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 30 27 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 8
Median daily rate £313 £163 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +92.30% -43.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £98 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.07% +18.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Fife

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Fife

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Fife

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Fife region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Xerox
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Intel
1 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (33.33%) Xerox