The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 37 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.29% 1.71% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 1.85% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Average daily rate
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£303 £201 £184
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.31% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £160 £82
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £242 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £206 £203 £218
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -37.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.54
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.24%
Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
534 325 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.39% 92.86% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 149 223
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 37
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.85 £14.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.98% +9.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the North East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -6 15 £325 +61.49% 7
Durham -3 1 - - 1
Northumberland - - - -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) UNIX
3 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
4 11 (33.33%) ITIL
5 10 (30.30%) Windows XP
5 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
5 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
6 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 8 (24.24%) VMware
8 7 (21.21%) HP
8 7 (21.21%) SAN
8 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (21.21%) Solaris
8 7 (21.21%) Linux
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 6 (18.18%) Veritas
9 6 (18.18%) DHCP
9 6 (18.18%) DNS
9 6 (18.18%) Cisco
9 6 (18.18%) Firewall
9 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
9 6 (18.18%) Service Management
9 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
10 5 (15.15%) NetBackup
10 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
10 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
10 5 (15.15%) AIX
11 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) SAS
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) SAN
2 6 (18.18%) DHCP
2 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) LDAP
3 2 (6.06%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (6.06%) SSH
4 1 (3.03%) Junos
4 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.03%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.03%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) DTS
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.03%) PVCS
General
1 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) HTML5
2 1 (3.03%) Spring
2 1 (3.03%) Ajax
2 1 (3.03%) jQuery
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) DCOM
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) UNIX
3 10 (30.30%) Windows XP
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (21.21%) Solaris
4 7 (21.21%) Linux
5 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.15%) AIX
7 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.03%) SUSE
9 1 (3.03%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Service Management
3 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) Network Management
6 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Network Design
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) COBOL
4 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Korn
5 1 (3.03%) VB6
5 1 (3.03%) JCL
5 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.03%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) NFS
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.09%) Unicenter
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) HP
4 6 (18.18%) Veritas
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco
4 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.09%) CA
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (6.06%) JBoss
6 2 (6.06%) Dell
6 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 2 (6.06%) IBM
7 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.03%) F5
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) TippingPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Juniper
7 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.03%) McAfee
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £14 to £14 per hour This is an initial 3-month contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £7.00 - £10.00 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago