Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £160 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 40 52
Rank change year-on-year -28 +12 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 26 55 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.07% 4.28% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 4.53% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 43 18
Wiltshire median daily rate £160 £163 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +1.56% -28.89%
10th Percentile £114 £128 £105
90th Percentile £363 £400 £350
South West median daily rate £165 £160 £160
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -28.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Wiltshire median hourly rate £15.25 £43.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.53% +126.32% +15.15%
10th Percentile £13.00 £40.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £17.50 £47.50 £20.25
South West median hourly rate £13.85 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -30.75% +21.21% +20.00%

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 1194 1214 1435
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 94.40% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 853 967
Wiltshire median daily rate £418 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £223 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 59
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.68% +72.09% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.90 £11.85
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +40.00%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -16 14 £150 -57.14%
Corsham -2 4 £403 +24.00%
Chippenham -2 2 £190 +35.71%
Trowbridge +5 1 - -
Melksham - 1 - -
Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
5 8 (30.77%) Windows 10
6 5 (19.23%) Office 365
6 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
6 5 (19.23%) Unix
7 4 (15.38%) Solaris
7 4 (15.38%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle
7 4 (15.38%) LAN
7 4 (15.38%) WAN
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) VMware
8 3 (11.54%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (11.54%) SCCM
8 3 (11.54%) Migration
8 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
8 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
8 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (11.54%) JTS
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco
8 3 (11.54%) CCNA
8 3 (11.54%) HP
8 3 (11.54%) Dell
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (11.54%) SharePoint

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 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
1 4 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.69%) WLAN
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (7.69%) GIS
General
1 1 (3.85%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 8 (30.77%) Windows 10
4 5 (19.23%) Unix
5 4 (15.38%) Solaris
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.85%) Android
8 1 (3.85%) Linux
8 1 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
8 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Change Management
2 2 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (3.85%) Break/Fix
3 1 (3.85%) Data Management
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
3 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) CCNA
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
1 4 (15.38%) VMware
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) Dell
2 3 (11.54%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.85%) Aruba
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) Meraki
4 1 (3.85%) Micro Focus
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) Novell
4 1 (3.85%) Samsung