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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 12 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 12.50% 5.68% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.64% 6.33% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £105 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -65.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
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
87 79 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 98.86% 89.77% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 22
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £101 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £10.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+280.95% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 +6 11 - -
Support Engineer
Northern Ireland

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 17 (94.44%) LAN
1 17 (94.44%) WAN
1 17 (94.44%) Network Management
2 16 (88.89%) ITIL
3 12 (66.67%) OpenView
3 12 (66.67%) HP
3 12 (66.67%) CA
4 11 (61.11%) OPNET
4 11 (61.11%) Validation
4 11 (61.11%) Change Control
4 11 (61.11%) e-Health
5 10 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (55.56%) Peregrine
5 10 (55.56%) Service Delivery
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco
6 8 (44.44%) CCNA
7 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
7 7 (38.89%) VPN
7 7 (38.89%) CiscoWorks
7 7 (38.89%) Broadband
7 7 (38.89%) ISDN
7 7 (38.89%) Fault Management
7 7 (38.89%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (33.33%) Network Security
8 6 (33.33%) Firewall
8 6 (33.33%) Wireless
8 6 (33.33%) Unix
9 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (27.78%) Change Management

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) LAN
1 17 (94.44%) WAN
2 7 (38.89%) Broadband
2 7 (38.89%) ISDN
2 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) VPN
3 6 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) Network Security
3 6 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Network Management
2 16 (88.89%) ITIL
3 11 (61.11%) Change Control
3 11 (61.11%) Validation
4 10 (55.56%) Service Delivery
5 7 (38.89%) Fault Management
5 7 (38.89%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (27.78%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) CCNA
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) BS7799
1 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) OpenView
2 11 (61.11%) OPNET
3 7 (38.89%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) CA
1 12 (66.67%) HP
2 10 (55.56%) Peregrine
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Aruba