The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Belfast region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 14 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.55% 2.56% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £125 £90 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £215 £213
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
Support Engineer
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80 74 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 90.91% 94.87% 90.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 34
Median daily rate £385 £213 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.17% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £103 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 £32.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +88.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Belfast region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 Belfast region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) CCNA
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (46.67%) LAN
3 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 7 (46.67%) Network Management
4 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (40.00%) Peregrine
5 5 (33.33%) Validation
5 5 (33.33%) Unix
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) Change Control
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (20.00%) CA
6 3 (20.00%) MCSA
6 3 (20.00%) CRM
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) OPNET
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) OpenView
7 2 (13.33%) HP
7 2 (13.33%) e-Health
7 2 (13.33%) Fault Management
8 1 (6.67%) SCCM
8 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
8 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) LAN
1 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Broadband
2 1 (6.67%) ISDN
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Network Management
3 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (33.33%) Change Control
4 5 (33.33%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Fault Management
7 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
7 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (6.67%) Office Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNA
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCSA
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) BS7799
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OpenView
1 2 (13.33%) OPNET
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.67%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Peregrine
2 3 (20.00%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
Belfast, County Antrim
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