The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the County Antrim 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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 15 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.53% 3.00% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 3.09% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £228 £90 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+152.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £210
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.89
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +0.69%
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
81 97 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 95.29% 97.00% 90.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 48 27
Median daily rate £350 £225 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £103 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £531 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Belfast +5 2 £105 +16.66% 1
Larne - 1 £350 -
Support Engineer
Northern Ireland

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 County Antrim region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
1 10 (62.50%) LAN
1 10 (62.50%) WAN
1 10 (62.50%) Network Management
2 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (56.25%) Service Delivery
2 9 (56.25%) Validation
2 9 (56.25%) Peregrine
3 8 (50.00%) CCNA
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (50.00%) Change Control
4 6 (37.50%) CA
4 6 (37.50%) Unix
5 5 (31.25%) OpenView
5 5 (31.25%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) Change Management
6 4 (25.00%) OPNET
6 4 (25.00%) e-Health
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) BS7799
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (18.75%) MCSA
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Fault Management
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco
9 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 1 (6.25%) MS Office

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) LAN
1 10 (62.50%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Broadband
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) ISDN
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) e-Health
2 1 (6.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
1 10 (62.50%) Network Management
2 9 (56.25%) Service Delivery
2 9 (56.25%) Validation
3 8 (50.00%) Change Control
4 5 (31.25%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) Fault Management
6 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Office Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CCNA
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCSA
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) BS7799
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (6.25%) GxP
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) OpenView
2 4 (25.00%) OPNET
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (6.25%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Peregrine
2 6 (37.50%) CA
3 5 (31.25%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Aruba
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft