Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Fife during the 6 months to 20 January 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
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 2.86% 6.78% 5.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 7.14% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Fife median daily rate - £225 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.63% +88.24%
Scotland median daily rate £215 £200 £260
% change year-on-year +7.50% -23.08% +82.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Fife median hourly rate - £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +86.05%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +18.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife. 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
Fife
Contract vacancies in Fife with a recognized job title 34 56 67
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.14% 94.92% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 20
Fife median daily rate £370 £275 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.55% -10.57% +20.59%
10th Percentile £250 £171 £160
90th Percentile £544 £338 £484
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Fife median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.95% -52.95% +171.92%
10th Percentile £12.71 £14.61 £20.63
90th Percentile £17.70 £39.70 £47.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £17.32 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.70% -17.52% +20.00%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

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

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 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) Xerox
1 1 (100.00%) 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Xerox