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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Rank 67 76 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.71% 0.91% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 0.96% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 12
Median daily rate £180 £233 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +32.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £153 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £191 £225 £235
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +29.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
1058 1352 1073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.32% 94.94% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 910 763
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.46 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (35.48%) VMware
4 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
4 10 (32.26%) Citrix
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.81%) LAN
5 8 (25.81%) WAN
5 8 (25.81%) DNS
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (22.58%) DHCP
7 6 (19.35%) ThinPrint
7 6 (19.35%) Firewall
7 6 (19.35%) XenApp
7 6 (19.35%) XenDesktop
7 6 (19.35%) vSphere
7 6 (19.35%) Server Building
8 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
8 5 (16.13%) Cisco
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.90%) SQL
9 4 (12.90%) Driving Licence
9 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
10 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
10 3 (9.68%) Degree
10 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
10 3 (9.68%) Migration
10 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
10 3 (9.68%) Linux

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 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Akamai
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
1 8 (25.81%) LAN
1 8 (25.81%) WAN
2 7 (22.58%) DHCP
3 6 (19.35%) Firewall
4 3 (9.68%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) SAN
6 1 (3.23%) 2G
6 1 (3.23%) 3G
6 1 (3.23%) 4G
6 1 (3.23%) ATM
6 1 (3.23%) BGP
6 1 (3.23%) GSM
6 1 (3.23%) MPLS
6 1 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (3.23%) SSL
6 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) UMTS
6 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
6 3 (9.68%) Linux
7 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.45%) CentOS
7 2 (6.45%) Mac OS
7 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Server Building
2 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) Time Management
4 1 (3.23%) Coaching
4 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.23%) DevOps
4 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.23%) Release Management
4 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.45%) CCIE
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CCDA
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) vSphere
2 6 (19.35%) XenApp
2 6 (19.35%) XenDesktop
3 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Grafana
1 2 (6.45%) Nagios
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) VMware
2 10 (32.26%) Citrix
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) ThinPrint
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco
6 3 (9.68%) Novell
7 2 (6.45%) Apple
7 2 (6.45%) Splunk
8 1 (3.23%) Dell
8 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
8 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (3.23%) Nokia
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle
8 1 (3.23%) Symantec
8 1 (3.23%) Veeam