The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £380 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Software Support Engineer
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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 Newcastle upon Tyne 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
352 144 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 94.37% 88.89% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 65 141
Average daily rate £350 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £259 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.88 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.96% +12.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £18.90 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%