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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Rank 79 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.81% 1.17% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.22% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
Median daily rate £250 £250 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £193 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £270 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £250 £220
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.25 £14.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% -16.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%

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
1081 1316 1027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.78% 96.41% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 915 707
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 35
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.50 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 (75.86%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
3 10 (34.48%) Citrix
3 10 (34.48%) VMware
4 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (24.14%) DNS
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) DHCP
7 6 (20.69%) ThinPrint
7 6 (20.69%) Firewall
7 6 (20.69%) WAN
7 6 (20.69%) LAN
7 6 (20.69%) vSphere
7 6 (20.69%) Server Building
7 6 (20.69%) XenApp
7 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
8 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
8 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
9 4 (13.79%) Driving Licence
9 4 (13.79%) SQL
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco
9 4 (13.79%) Migration
9 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
10 3 (10.34%) SCCM
10 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (10.34%) Novell
10 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.34%) MS Office

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 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) DHCP
1 7 (24.14%) DNS
2 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) LAN
2 6 (20.69%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) 2G
4 1 (3.45%) 3G
4 1 (3.45%) 4G
4 1 (3.45%) ATM
4 1 (3.45%) GSM
4 1 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.90%) Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Mac OS
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.45%) CentOS
8 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Server Building
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Coaching
4 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.45%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (3.45%) DevOps
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) Email Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Release Management
4 1 (3.45%) SDLC
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) DBS Check
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) vSphere
2 6 (20.69%) XenApp
2 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
3 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Grafana
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Citrix
1 10 (34.48%) VMware
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) ThinPrint
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Novell
6 2 (6.90%) Apple
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Veeam
7 1 (3.45%) Ericsson
7 1 (3.45%) Nokia
7 1 (3.45%) Splunk