Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £163 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 19 October 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.

Support Engineer
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 72 37
Rank change year-on-year +7 -35 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 43 23 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.72% 1.82% 4.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 1.93% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 44
Wiltshire median daily rate £163 £150 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% -34.07% +68.52%
10th Percentile £110 £114 £128
90th Percentile £291 £367 £400
South West median daily rate £165 £165 £190
% change year-on-year - -13.16% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Wiltshire median hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.86% -61.11% +157.14%
10th Percentile £13.68 £13.00 £42.50
90th Percentile £17.50 £47.50 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -18.92% +12.12%

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 1,484 1,192 1,192
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.75% 94.53% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 945 788 823
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -2.60%
10th Percentile £288 £268 £231
90th Percentile £613 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 33 26
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £37.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.59% +0.67% +91.03%
10th Percentile £14.50 £13.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £47.40 £42.55 £76.75
South West median hourly rate £39.75 £33.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +18.66% +21.82% +9.45%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 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
Swindon -9 17 £208 +48.21% 5
Malmesbury - 7 £123 -
Corsham +4 6 £269 -33.25% 2
Salisbury - 4 £403 - 1
Chippenham 0 2 £230 +21.05% 3
Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Windows 10
3 18 (41.86%) Windows 7
4 13 (30.23%) Office 365
5 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
6 11 (25.58%) Linux
7 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
8 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
9 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (16.28%) LAN
10 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
11 6 (13.95%) Mac OS
11 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
11 6 (13.95%) WAN
11 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
11 6 (13.95%) BMC PATROL
11 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
11 6 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (11.63%) Electronics
12 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
12 5 (11.63%) Finance
12 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
12 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (11.63%) SAP
12 5 (11.63%) Marketing
12 5 (11.63%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
12 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared

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 (6.98%) Apache
1 3 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) LAN
2 6 (13.95%) WAN
3 4 (9.30%) PABX
4 3 (6.98%) DNS
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
5 2 (4.65%) Internet
5 2 (4.65%) SAN
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (2.33%) Firewall
6 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.33%) VoIP
6 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (11.63%) Electronics
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
1 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
1 5 (11.63%) Marketing
1 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) KML
1 2 (4.65%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) jQuery
2 1 (2.33%) JSP
2 1 (2.33%) LAMP
2 1 (2.33%) VXML
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) PKI
3 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.98%) NHS
4 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (2.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Windows 10
3 18 (41.86%) Windows 7
4 11 (25.58%) Linux
5 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
7 6 (13.95%) Mac OS
7 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
8 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (9.30%) Solaris
10 3 (6.98%) Android
10 3 (6.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (6.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
1 6 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (11.63%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
3 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL
5 2 (4.65%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (4.65%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.65%) Demand Management
5 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.65%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.65%) NsoIT
5 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) Software Distribution
5 2 (4.65%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.98%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
4 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (6.98%) SCCM
3 3 (6.98%) ZENworks
4 2 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.65%) SCOM
4 2 (4.65%) WSUS
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) SAP
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) Apple
4 3 (6.98%) HP
4 3 (6.98%) Micro Focus
4 3 (6.98%) Novell
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) McAfee
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco