The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 26 April 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 32 19
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 0 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon - 2.37% 5.90%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.49% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Median daily rate - £140 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -44.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £253 £225
% change year-on-year -20.79% +12.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.96 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -0.25% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 312 321 363
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 94.55% 94.97% 97.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 209 240
Median daily rate £425 £370 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -10.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 20
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.25 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.46% -4.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Swindon

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Swindon

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Swindon

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Swindon region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco