Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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.

System Support Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 192 211
Rank change year-on-year -3 +19 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.038% 0.19% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.20% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
South West median daily rate - £155 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.91% +1.18%
England median daily rate £338 £250 £300
% change year-on-year +35.00% -16.67% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.00 - £20.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,008 5,098 5,892
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 95.18% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,130 3,316 3,921
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £213 £210 £225
90th Percentile £550 £544 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.29% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 364 346
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -11.29% +55.00%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £46.94
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £18.25
% change year-on-year +0.68% +0.68% +10.61%

Systems Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support Engineer in the South West

Systems Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Support Engineer in the South West

Systems Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Support Engineer in the South West

Systems Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support Engineer within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Gloucestershire +16 1 - -
Bristol -15 1 - -
Systems Support Engineer
England

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Systems 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 South West region featuring Systems Support Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Pascal
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) LabWindows
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Pascal
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware