Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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.

System Support Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 204 206
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support Engineer 4 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.073% 0.13% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.14% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
South West median daily rate - £175 -
England median daily rate £275 £250 £225
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -29.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South West median hourly rate £39.50 - £20.19
10th Percentile £37.25 - £19.78
90th Percentile £41.75 - £20.59
England median hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5237 5752 6080
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.64% 95.53% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 3710 3827
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £220 £230 £225
90th Percentile £530 £550 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 318 372
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +57.14% +10.53%
10th Percentile £11.65 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.70 £45.25
England median hourly rate £18.35 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.42% +8.57% +2.94%

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 27 July 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
Bristol +3 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Systems Support Engineer
England

Systems Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Privileged Password Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) VAX
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (25.00%) ESRI
3 1 (25.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Password Management
2 1 (25.00%) Privileged Password Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) vCloud
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) ESRI
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Sun