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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 17 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 5.69% 1.47% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 1.59% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £238 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £258 £208 £210
% change year-on-year
+24.09% -1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median 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
112 63 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 91.06% 92.65% 87.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 39 40
Median daily rate £311 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.62% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £93 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 July 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 July 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 +2 6 £125 -
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 July 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 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) MCSA
5 3 (23.08%) CRM
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) CA
6 2 (15.38%) Peregrine
6 2 (15.38%) Apple
6 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) SLA
6 2 (15.38%) Network Management
6 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
6 2 (15.38%) BYOD
6 2 (15.38%) Office 365
6 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 2 (15.38%) Android
6 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
6 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management

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 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) FTP
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) BYOD
1 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.69%) e-Health
2 1 (7.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Network Management
4 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Office Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (23.08%) MCSA
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) BS7799
2 1 (7.69%) GxP
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.69%) OpenView
1 1 (7.69%) OPNET
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (7.69%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Apple
1 2 (15.38%) CA
1 2 (15.38%) Peregrine
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow