The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 69 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.60% 0.52% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 0.55% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
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£175 - £105
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 - £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £168
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £195 £250
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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
977 915 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.74% 94.72% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 563 408
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 46
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £27.00 £110.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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 January 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 12 (27.27%) Linux
3 12 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 10 (22.73%) VMware
5 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
7 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
8 6 (13.64%) UNIX
8 6 (13.64%) Service Management
8 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
9 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (11.36%) AIX
9 5 (11.36%) Solaris
9 5 (11.36%) HP
10 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.09%) WAN
10 4 (9.09%) SLA
10 4 (9.09%) NetApp
10 4 (9.09%) MS Office
10 4 (9.09%) SQL
10 4 (9.09%) LAN
10 4 (9.09%) CentOS
10 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
11 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
11 3 (6.82%) PowerShell

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) Lync
2 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) WAN
1 4 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (6.82%) SAN
3 2 (4.55%) Extranet
3 2 (4.55%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.27%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (4.55%) Law
1 2 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) NHS
2 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.64%) UNIX
6 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.36%) AIX
6 5 (11.36%) Solaris
7 4 (9.09%) CentOS
8 3 (6.82%) Ubuntu
8 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.55%) Debian
10 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) Service Management
1 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
2 3 (6.82%) ITIL
2 3 (6.82%) Workflow
2 3 (6.82%) Migration
3 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
3 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.27%) Time Management
4 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.27%) ERP
4 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.27%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.55%) MCP
3 2 (4.55%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) vSphere
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) VMware
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.36%) HP
5 4 (9.09%) NetApp
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco
7 2 (4.55%) Apple
7 2 (4.55%) Splunk
8 1 (2.27%) Postini
8 1 (2.27%) Google
8 1 (2.27%) Epicor
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec
8 1 (2.27%) Computacenter
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