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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 57 65 74
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 16 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.61% 1.02% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.08% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Average daily rate
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£225 £250 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £138 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £225 £249
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -9.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.20 £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +83.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
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
916 836 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.06% 94.57% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 461 562
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 34
Average hourly rate £13.20 £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +83.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
4 8 (29.63%) Service Management
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
5 7 (25.93%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
6 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
6 5 (18.52%) MS Office
6 5 (18.52%) SAN
6 5 (18.52%) Workflow
7 4 (14.81%) Python
7 4 (14.81%) CentOS
7 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
7 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (14.81%) Splunk
8 3 (11.11%) VMware Server
8 3 (11.11%) SLA
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco
8 3 (11.11%) Citrix
9 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
9 2 (7.41%) Migration
9 2 (7.41%) Debian
9 2 (7.41%) Firewall

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.70%) Lync
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.70%) S/MIME
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
4 7 (25.93%) Linux
4 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.81%) CentOS
5 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
1 8 (29.63%) Service Management
2 5 (18.52%) Workflow
3 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) ITSM
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.41%) CCNA
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.70%) MCITP
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Server
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Splunk
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) Google
6 1 (3.70%) Computacenter
6 1 (3.70%) Postini
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Adobe
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec
6 1 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Lotus
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