The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 11 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 6.82% 1.98% 4.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 2.04% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate £105 £90 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -52.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £254 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+12.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Support Engineer
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim 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
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
84 98 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 95.45% 97.03% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 28
Average daily rate £325 £238 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £103 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £518 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +9 6 £105 +16.66%
Support Engineer
Northern Ireland

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (76.47%) LAN
1 13 (76.47%) WAN
1 13 (76.47%) Network Management
2 12 (70.59%) ITIL
3 10 (58.82%) Service Delivery
3 10 (58.82%) Peregrine
3 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (52.94%) Change Control
4 9 (52.94%) CA
4 9 (52.94%) Validation
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (47.06%) CCNA
5 8 (47.06%) OpenView
5 8 (47.06%) HP
6 7 (41.18%) OPNET
6 7 (41.18%) e-Health
7 6 (35.29%) Unix
7 6 (35.29%) Change Management
8 5 (29.41%) BS7799
8 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 5 (29.41%) Fault Management
9 4 (23.53%) Windows
9 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco
10 3 (17.65%) Broadband
10 3 (17.65%) ISDN
10 3 (17.65%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (17.65%) MCSA
10 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
10 3 (17.65%) VPN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) LAN
1 13 (76.47%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) Broadband
2 3 (17.65%) ISDN
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) MSI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Unix
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Network Management
2 12 (70.59%) ITIL
3 10 (58.82%) Service Delivery
4 9 (52.94%) Change Control
4 9 (52.94%) Validation
5 6 (35.29%) Change Management
6 5 (29.41%) Fault Management
7 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
8 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Office Automation
8 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CCNA
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCSA
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) BS7799
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) OpenView
2 7 (41.18%) OPNET
3 3 (17.65%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (5.88%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Peregrine
2 9 (52.94%) CA
3 8 (47.06%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Aruba
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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