The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 89 48 63
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 52 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 3.20% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 3.36% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 37 7
Median daily rate £225 £215 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £135 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £310 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £208 £213
% change year-on-year
+25.30% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £14.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.14 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.06% +4.12%
Support Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1747 1547 1220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.05% 95.26% 97.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 928 679
Median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 62 66
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £29.80 £29.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 £238 - 1
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Manchester region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (72.22%) Windows
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (41.67%) DNS
3 14 (38.89%) VMware
4 12 (33.33%) Cisco
5 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (25.00%) ITIL
6 8 (22.22%) ServiceNow
7 7 (19.44%) Remedy
7 7 (19.44%) HP
7 7 (19.44%) DHCP
7 7 (19.44%) Linux
7 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 6 (16.67%) SCCM
8 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
9 5 (13.89%) vSphere
9 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (13.89%) MS Office
9 5 (13.89%) IBM
9 5 (13.89%) CCNA
9 5 (13.89%) Citrix
9 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
10 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (11.11%) NetApp
10 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
1 3 (8.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) DNS
2 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (19.44%) DHCP
4 3 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 3 (8.33%) SAN
4 3 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) 2G
5 1 (2.78%) 3G
5 1 (2.78%) BGP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.78%) Firewall
5 1 (2.78%) GPRS
5 1 (2.78%) GSM
5 1 (2.78%) HSPA
5 1 (2.78%) LTE
5 1 (2.78%) MPLS
5 1 (2.78%) OSPF
5 1 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) EPoS
2 1 (2.78%) Health Informatics
2 1 (2.78%) Informatics
2 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.56%) Unix
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.78%) CentOS
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.78%) Fault Management
4 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) C
4 1 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) CCNA
1 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.11%) MCSE
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.33%) MCSA
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.89%) vSphere
4 3 (8.33%) NFS
4 3 (8.33%) Xen
5 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.56%) XenApp
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) VMware
2 12 (33.33%) Cisco
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.22%) ServiceNow
5 7 (19.44%) HP
5 7 (19.44%) Remedy
6 5 (13.89%) Citrix
6 5 (13.89%) IBM
7 4 (11.11%) NetApp
8 3 (8.33%) Symantec
9 2 (5.56%) arcserve
9 2 (5.56%) Dell
9 2 (5.56%) Intel Security
9 2 (5.56%) Trend Micro
10 1 (2.78%) Apple
10 1 (2.78%) Kaspersky
10 1 (2.78%) Lotus
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle
10 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
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