The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds 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 82 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 20 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.32% 1.87% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.97% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 11
Median daily rate £305 £160 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.62% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £123 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £257 £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £210
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.89
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +0.69%
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
1451 1374 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.84% 94.96% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 961 821
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 33
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.00 £29.00
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 Leeds

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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 Leeds region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
3 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) VMware
4 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
6 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (16.67%) Cisco
6 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
7 5 (13.89%) Citrix
7 5 (13.89%) MS Office
7 5 (13.89%) ITIL
7 5 (13.89%) Blackberry
7 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
8 4 (11.11%) Law
8 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 3 (8.33%) C
9 3 (8.33%) SQL
9 3 (8.33%) WAN
9 3 (8.33%) LAN
9 3 (8.33%) VPN
9 3 (8.33%) Firewall
9 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (8.33%) Extranet
9 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 3 (8.33%) Document Management
9 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Maximo
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Extranet
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
1 3 (8.33%) LAN
1 3 (8.33%) VPN
1 3 (8.33%) WAN
2 2 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.78%) BGP
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) FTP
3 1 (2.78%) GPON
3 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.78%) MPLS
3 1 (2.78%) OSPF
3 1 (2.78%) TACACS
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) Telepresence
3 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (11.11%) Law
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) CGI
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) Linux
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Document Management
2 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
2 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.56%) Migration
3 2 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (2.78%) Data Mapping
4 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.78%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CCNA
1 2 (5.56%) CCNP
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
2 1 (2.78%) MCP
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
1 1 (2.78%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 12 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco
3 5 (13.89%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (2.78%) BT
5 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) NEC
5 1 (2.78%) NetApp
5 1 (2.78%) Novell
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.78%) Toshiba