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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 73 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 22 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.58% 0.98% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.03% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 2
Median daily rate £199 £225 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.77% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £132 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £349 £286
UK excluding London median daily rate £194 £229 £225
% change year-on-year
-15.30% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.96 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.25% +6.40%

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
1328 1844 1366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.27% 94.90% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 1056 807
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £230 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 55 69
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £25.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Bolton - 2 £199 -
Wigan - 2 - - 1
Stockport - 1 £380 - 5
Support Engineer
North West

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 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 Manchester region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (25.00%) Citrix
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) Linux
5 6 (18.75%) MS Office
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL
5 6 (18.75%) DNS
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (18.75%) SCCM
5 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (15.63%) Office 365
7 4 (12.50%) Python
7 4 (12.50%) DHCP
7 4 (12.50%) Java
7 4 (12.50%) Internet
7 4 (12.50%) AppSense
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (9.38%) Service Management
8 3 (9.38%) Firewall
8 3 (9.38%) HP
8 3 (9.38%) Unix
8 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (6.25%) Ansible
9 2 (6.25%) SmoothWall
9 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS

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 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) SoftLayer
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) DHCP
2 4 (12.50%) Internet
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.13%) MPLS
5 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.13%) VLAN
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.13%) NHS
1 1 (3.13%) PKI
1 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
1 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Linux
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Unix
6 2 (6.25%) Solaris
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.13%) CentOS
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Service Management
3 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.25%) DevOps
3 2 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (3.13%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Chat Support
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.13%) Information Security
4 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Java
1 4 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (6.25%) C
2 2 (6.25%) Perl
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) R
3 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) MCSA
1 2 (6.25%) MCSE
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) NFS
4 1 (3.13%) Xen
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.25%) Ansible
3 2 (6.25%) Puppet
3 2 (6.25%) SmoothWall
4 1 (3.13%) FreeIPA
4 1 (3.13%) Kibana
4 1 (3.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) Citrix
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) AppSense
4 3 (9.38%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.25%) GENBAND
5 2 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Hortonworks
6 1 (3.13%) Huawei
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Intel
6 1 (3.13%) Lotus
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