Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £130 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 17 November 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 76 88
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.07% 1.07% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.13% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Glasgow median daily rate £130 £175 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -12.50% +90.48%
10th Percentile £105 £137 £117
90th Percentile £356 £371 £348
Scotland median daily rate £150 £200 £178
% change year-on-year -25.00% +12.68% +31.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -24.64% +9.38%
10th Percentile £14.65 £11.50 £13.63
90th Percentile £22.75 £22.50 £21.08
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £18.63
% change year-on-year +20.69% -22.15% +12.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1263 1065 1637
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.56% 94.58% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 572 853
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £225
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 31
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.50 £13.38 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.74% -51.24% +66.30%
10th Percentile £10.35 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £41.35 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £17.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year +18.88% -25.85% +31.00%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Glasgow

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Glasgow

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Glasgow

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Glasgow region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) Smartphone
4 3 (21.43%) SCCM
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Network Management
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Smartphone
2 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (21.43%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Break/Fix
3 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
1 3 (21.43%) PHP
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle