The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Durham region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 13 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 1.37% 1.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £74 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £208
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.16 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.58%
Support Engineer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Durham 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
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
72 76 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 98.63% 96.20% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 10
Median daily rate £375 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.16 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +11.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Durham

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Durham region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Durham 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft