Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £180 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lincolnshire during the 6 months to 15 December 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
East Midlands > Lincolnshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 19 10
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 13 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 9.22% 2.44% 7.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.63% 2.50% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Lincolnshire median daily rate £180 £135 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -50.46% +36.25%
10th Percentile £172 £128 £230
90th Percentile £238 £143 £376
East Midlands median daily rate £180 £200 £240
% change year-on-year -10.00% -16.67% +37.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.86% -15.71% +66.67%
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £16.63 £13.00
% change year-on-year -0.75% +27.88% -3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire. 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
Lincolnshire
Contract vacancies in Lincolnshire with a recognized job title 135 120 99
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.74% 97.56% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 58 58
Lincolnshire median daily rate £325 £375 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +18.11% -9.29%
10th Percentile £175 £123 £181
90th Percentile £508 £500 £501
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -0.65% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 16
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £14.56 £15.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.97% -5.42% -0.88%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £21.25 £17.50 £33.13
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% -3.70%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Lincolnshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Lincolnshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Lincolnshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Lincolnshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Immingham - 4 £223 -
Lincoln +3 2 - -
Grimsby -2 1 £165 +22.22%
Support Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Lincolnshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) ProCurve
5 2 (15.38%) Aruba
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) Intel
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) Thin Client

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lincolnshire 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 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
1 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) arcserve
3 2 (15.38%) Aruba
3 2 (15.38%) Intel
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) ProCurve
3 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds