The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Engineer
Rank 77 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £160 £163
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
IT Support Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1010 874 1024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.32% 95.41% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 493 530
Average daily rate £330 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 35 32
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

IT Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

IT Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

IT Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

IT Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

IT Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

IT Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

IT Support Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) DSL
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V

IT Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited IT 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 IT Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) DSL
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco