The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £125 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 35 39
Rank change year-on-year -18 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.47% 4.41% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 4.60% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 1
Median daily rate £125 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.33% +4.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £204 £275 £215
% change year-on-year -25.90% +27.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -7.81% -3.61%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 640 631 597
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 93.84% 96.04% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 430 407
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 32
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +63.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £54.50 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chippenham 0 5 - -
Swindon -19 2 £114 -67.29% 1
Trowbridge - 1 - -
Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Wiltshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
5 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) SLA
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (21.05%) CCNP
6 4 (21.05%) C
7 3 (15.79%) HNC
7 3 (15.79%) LAN
7 3 (15.79%) CCNA
7 3 (15.79%) WAN
7 3 (15.79%) SAN
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) VLAN
7 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
7 3 (15.79%) Office 365
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
8 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (10.53%) Change Management
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) WLAN
9 1 (5.26%) Unix
9 1 (5.26%) SQL
9 1 (5.26%) Oracle

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
1 3 (15.79%) VLAN
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (10.53%) WLAN
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) SNMP
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Geospatial Data
General
1 1 (5.26%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.79%) CCNA
4 3 (15.79%) HNC
5 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
5 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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