Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 19 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 57 60
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.76% 1.84% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.91% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Northamptonshire median daily rate £150 £270 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +30.91% +17.86%
10th Percentile £134 £234 £119
90th Percentile £353 £354 £376
East Midlands median daily rate £180 £265 £225
% change year-on-year -32.08% +17.78% +32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.38 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.25% +75.00% -27.59%
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £17.25 £12.75
% change year-on-year -18.84% +35.29% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 637 889 757
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.68% 96.32% 96.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 651 509
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +3.03%
10th Percentile £202 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £571
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 36
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.38 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.80% -5.21% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.63 £10.00
90th Percentile £15.25 £32.19 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Northamptonshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Northamptonshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Northamptonshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Northamptonshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Northampton +5 9 £150 -45.45% 2
Kettering -1 1 - -
Daventry - 1 £135 -
Support Engineer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (41.67%) Automotive
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Unified Communications
4 5 (41.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 5 (41.67%) Data Loss Prevention
5 4 (33.33%) ERP
5 4 (33.33%) PLM
6 3 (25.00%) MCP
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) Android
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (16.67%) Clustering
7 2 (16.67%) High Availability
7 2 (16.67%) VCAP

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 5 (41.67%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Android
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (41.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 4 (33.33%) ERP
3 4 (33.33%) PLM
4 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) High Availability
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) CCIE
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) VCAP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Apple
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) AppSense
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) McAfee