Period
to 21 November 2019

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £130 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

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
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 62 53
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 25 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.19% 1.80% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 1.90% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 6
Swindon median daily rate £130 £208 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.35% +38.33% -57.14%
10th Percentile £113 £138 £125
90th Percentile £191 £250 £188
Wiltshire median daily rate £139 £200 £160
% change year-on-year -30.50% +25.00% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Swindon median hourly rate - £16.38 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.38% -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £15.16 £15.25
% change year-on-year - -0.59% -64.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 725 844 671
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.47% 94.73% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 596 488
Swindon median daily rate £450 £438 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +8.70% +0.63%
10th Percentile £158 £289 £288
90th Percentile £669 £650 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £450 £418
% change year-on-year - +7.78% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 23 15
Swindon median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - -17.65%
10th Percentile £15.60 £11.54 £13.00
90th Percentile £18.70 £47.50 £30.55
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £41.53 £27.50
% change year-on-year +1.13% +51.02% -25.68%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Swindon over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Swindon region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (60.00%) Windows 10
4 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (52.00%) Office 365
5 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (28.00%) Smartphone
8 6 (24.00%) Migration
9 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.00%) SCCM
10 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
10 4 (16.00%) SLA
10 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
11 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
11 3 (12.00%) Service Management
11 3 (12.00%) Acrobat
11 3 (12.00%) Internet
11 3 (12.00%) Symantec
11 3 (12.00%) McAfee
11 3 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
11 3 (12.00%) Adobe
11 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (12.00%) Lotus
11 3 (12.00%) Java
11 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
11 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
12 2 (8.00%) VMware
12 2 (8.00%) Finance

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 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.00%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (60.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITSM
6 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe
2 3 (12.00%) Lotus
2 3 (12.00%) McAfee
2 3 (12.00%) Symantec
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) Aruba
4 1 (4.00%) Brocade
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.00%) Sophos
4 1 (4.00%) Veeam