Period
to 27 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 27 May 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 62 77
Rank change year-on-year -19 +15 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 41 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.31% 1.81% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 1.93% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 5
Wiltshire median daily rate £140 £306 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.29% +118.75% -44.00%
10th Percentile £113 £202 £116
90th Percentile £438 £360 £263
South West median daily rate £198 £170 £160
% change year-on-year +16.18% +6.25% -24.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.11% +252.94%
South West median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1,658 982 1,265
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.25% 93.61% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,137 648 825
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £270 £234
90th Percentile £650 £600 £571
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +9.38% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 22 39
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.00 £28.75 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.04% -25.32% +40.00%
10th Percentile £14.89 £15.70 £13.16
90th Percentile £49.85 £46.89 £43.90
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +48.15% -28.95% +1.33%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Wiltshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Wiltshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Wiltshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Wiltshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 2019. 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
Swindon -18 19 £136 -54.58% 4
Salisbury -7 9 £425 +36.00% 1
Corsham -29 6 - -
Chippenham 0 2 £158 - 4
Malmesbury - 1 £135 -
Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Wiltshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
3 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
3 16 (39.02%) Windows 7
4 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
5 14 (34.15%) Office 365
6 12 (29.27%) Windows 10
7 11 (26.83%) ITIL
8 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
8 10 (24.39%) SCCM
9 9 (21.95%) DV Cleared
9 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (17.07%) Windows 8
11 6 (14.63%) Software Distribution
11 6 (14.63%) ITIL V3
11 6 (14.63%) Software Packaging
11 6 (14.63%) Compatibility Testing
11 6 (14.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (14.63%) Citrix
11 6 (14.63%) Application Virtualisation
11 6 (14.63%) Workload Management
12 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
12 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
12 5 (12.20%) Smartphone
13 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (9.76%) VMware
14 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
14 3 (7.32%) Firewall
14 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) DHCP
1 3 (7.32%) DNS
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
1 3 (7.32%) LAN
1 3 (7.32%) SAN
1 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (7.32%) Wireless
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) Skype
3 1 (2.44%) VLAN
3 1 (2.44%) VoIP
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
General
1 3 (7.32%) Electronics
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
1 3 (7.32%) Marketing
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
3 1 (2.44%) Fintech
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Windows 7
3 12 (29.27%) Windows 10
4 7 (17.07%) Windows 8
5 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.44%) Android
9 1 (2.44%) Linux
9 1 (2.44%) Solaris
9 1 (2.44%) Unix
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Application Virtualisation
2 6 (14.63%) Compatibility Testing
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL V3
2 6 (14.63%) Software Distribution
2 6 (14.63%) Workload Management
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
4 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.88%) Demand Management
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) DV Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) CCENT
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.44%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.44%) Firmware
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (4.88%) WSUS
3 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Citrix
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) SAP
5 2 (4.88%) Apple
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) Remedy
6 1 (2.44%) Altiris
6 1 (2.44%) Juniper
6 1 (2.44%) McAfee
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) Veeam
6 1 (2.44%) Wyse