Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £203 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 22 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 39 31
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.92% 1.67% 3.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.75% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Leicester median daily rate £203 £200 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £129 £160 £104
90th Percentile £266 £245 £280
Leicestershire median daily rate £140 £200 £175
% change year-on-year -30.00% +14.29% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Leicester median hourly rate - £13.45 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.24% +20.83%
Leicestershire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.45 £14.50
% change year-on-year +4.09% -7.24% +20.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester. 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
Leicester
Contract vacancies in Leicester with a recognized job title 315 285 267
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 95.32% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 192 134
Leicester median daily rate £356 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.72% +11.54% -4.41%
10th Percentile £220 £249 £180
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Leicestershire median daily rate £340 £338 £314
% change year-on-year +0.74% +7.57% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 22
Leicester median hourly rate £30.00 £18.13 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.52% +47.96% -44.32%
10th Percentile £13.08 £12.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.75 £23.75
Leicestershire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.38
% change year-on-year - +13.13% -38.13%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Leicester

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Leicester

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Leicester over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Leicester

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Leicester

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester

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

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EPoS
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) HP