Period
to 19 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £198 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 83 90
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 18 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.28% 1.96% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 2.05% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 8
Glasgow median daily rate £198 £270 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.85% +111.76% -27.14%
10th Percentile £125 £123 £105
90th Percentile £288 £330 £356
Scotland median daily rate £210 £250 £150
% change year-on-year -16.00% +66.67% -45.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -34.29% +2.94%
Scotland median hourly rate £16.75 £15.13 £17.25
% change year-on-year +10.74% -12.32% +18.97%

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 1,359 1,613 1,291
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 95.95% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 916 672
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £245 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 37 49
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +46.09%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.40
90th Percentile £38.00 £35.10 £41.05
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year +14.29% -19.54% +14.47%

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 19 October 2019.

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 19 October 2019, Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
3 4 (22.22%) Robotic Process Automation
3 4 (22.22%) Robotic Control
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) iSeries
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (11.11%) AS400
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) SCCM
4 2 (11.11%) Office 365
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.56%) Informatics
5 1 (5.56%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (5.56%) French Language
5 1 (5.56%) German Language
5 1 (5.56%) Hindi Language
5 1 (5.56%) Italian Language
5 1 (5.56%) Japanese Language
5 1 (5.56%) Korean Language

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) French Language
1 1 (5.56%) German Language
1 1 (5.56%) Hindi Language
1 1 (5.56%) Italian Language
1 1 (5.56%) Japanese Language
1 1 (5.56%) Korean Language
1 1 (5.56%) Mandarin Language
1 1 (5.56%) Russian Language
1 1 (5.56%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) AS400
1 2 (11.11%) iSeries
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) e-Health
2 1 (5.56%) LIMS
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) SUSE
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
1 4 (22.22%) Robotic Control
1 4 (22.22%) Robotic Process Automation
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Break/Fix
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.56%) ePrescribing
3 1 (5.56%) Health Informatics
3 1 (5.56%) Informatics
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) RHCA
2 1 (5.56%) RHCE
2 1 (5.56%) RHCSA
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) VCP6
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) HL7
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Symantec
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Intel
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Sun