The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 42 52 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 69 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.28% 2.59% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.67% 2.72% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 9 15
Median daily rate £275 £200 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -45.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £248 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £220 £240
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 8
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +63.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.56 £13.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £27.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1218 918 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 93.12% 95.03% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 549 531
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 66 34
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.77 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

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 8 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the North East region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
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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
Tyne and Wear +7 63 £275 +37.50% 8
Durham +8 4 £164 -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 North East region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 120 (76.43%) Windows
2 90 (57.32%) Microsoft
3 88 (56.05%) Windows Server
4 67 (42.68%) Active Directory
5 65 (41.40%) Security Cleared
6 62 (39.49%) ITIL
7 55 (35.03%) HP
8 49 (31.21%) DHCP
9 48 (30.57%) VMware
10 47 (29.94%) SC Cleared
10 47 (29.94%) Unix
11 44 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (26.75%) SQL
13 41 (26.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 40 (25.48%) AIX
14 40 (25.48%) Linux
15 39 (24.84%) Windows Server 2003
16 38 (24.20%) Service Delivery
16 38 (24.20%) DNS
17 35 (22.29%) Citrix
18 34 (21.66%) Solaris
19 30 (19.11%) Incident Management
20 28 (17.83%) SLA
20 28 (17.83%) BPSS Clearance
21 25 (15.92%) IIS
22 24 (15.29%) Oracle
22 24 (15.29%) MS Excel
22 24 (15.29%) Change Management
22 24 (15.29%) Windows 7
23 23 (14.65%) Problem Management

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 25 (15.92%) IIS
2 15 (9.55%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (6.37%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.37%) Skype for Business
5 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.73%) WebLogic
6 8 (5.10%) Apache
6 8 (5.10%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (5.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (5.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (4.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (4.46%) WebSphere
8 6 (3.82%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.27%) Jetty
10 2 (1.27%) Mongrel
10 2 (1.27%) nginx
10 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.73%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.01%) Office 365
2 6 (3.82%) IaaS
2 6 (3.82%) PaaS
2 6 (3.82%) SaaS
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.27%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.27%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.64%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 49 (31.21%) DHCP
2 38 (24.20%) DNS
3 19 (12.10%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.73%) Firewall
4 9 (5.73%) Skype
5 7 (4.46%) SAN
6 5 (3.18%) 3G
6 5 (3.18%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.91%) HTTP
7 3 (1.91%) SMS
7 3 (1.91%) VPN
8 2 (1.27%) FTP
8 2 (1.27%) Internet
8 2 (1.27%) Intranet
8 2 (1.27%) IPsec
8 2 (1.27%) SSL
9 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.64%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.64%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.64%) OLAP
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (6.37%) MSI
2 6 (3.82%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.55%) NMock
3 4 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.55%) WiX
4 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.27%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.27%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (0.64%) Banking
1 1 (0.64%) Retail
1 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.46%) Middleware
2 10 (6.37%) .NET
3 6 (3.82%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.82%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.18%) XML
5 4 (2.55%) Web Services
6 2 (1.27%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (1.27%) J2EE
6 2 (1.27%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.46%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.19%) Clustering
3 13 (8.28%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.73%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (5.73%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.82%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.18%) CMDB
6 5 (3.18%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.18%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.18%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.64%) BYOD
9 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.64%) PKI
9 1 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 120 (76.43%) Windows
2 88 (56.05%) Windows Server
3 47 (29.94%) Unix
4 41 (26.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (25.48%) AIX
5 40 (25.48%) Linux
6 39 (24.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (21.66%) Solaris
8 24 (15.29%) Windows 7
9 14 (8.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (8.92%) Windows XP
10 9 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (5.73%) zOS
11 8 (5.10%) Android
12 7 (4.46%) Apple iOS
12 7 (4.46%) Windows 8
13 5 (3.18%) HPUX
14 4 (2.55%) Windows 10
15 3 (1.91%) Windows 2000
16 2 (1.27%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (39.49%) ITIL
2 38 (24.20%) Service Delivery
3 30 (19.11%) Incident Management
4 24 (15.29%) Change Management
5 23 (14.65%) Problem Management
6 17 (10.83%) Migration
7 16 (10.19%) Business Continuity
7 16 (10.19%) Project Management
8 15 (9.55%) High Availability
9 14 (8.92%) Release Management
10 13 (8.28%) Quality Management
11 11 (7.01%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (6.37%) QMS
13 9 (5.73%) Configuration Management
14 8 (5.10%) Content Management
15 7 (4.46%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (4.46%) CRM
15 7 (4.46%) Open Source
15 7 (4.46%) SOA
15 7 (4.46%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.75%) SQL
2 17 (10.83%) Java
3 14 (8.92%) Perl
3 14 (8.92%) Shell Script
4 13 (8.28%) VB
5 8 (5.10%) C#
6 6 (3.82%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.64%) Korn
8 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (41.40%) Security Cleared
2 47 (29.94%) SC Cleared
3 28 (17.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (8.28%) Degree
6 7 (4.46%) MCSE
6 7 (4.46%) RHCE
7 5 (3.18%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.55%) MCSA
9 3 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.27%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.64%) CCNA
11 1 (0.64%) CCNP
11 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.83%) SLA
2 20 (12.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (5.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (42.68%) Active Directory
2 44 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (14.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (13.38%) XenApp
5 15 (9.55%) XenDesktop
5 15 (9.55%) XenServer
6 8 (5.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 7 (4.46%) KVM
7 7 (4.46%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (3.82%) Hyper-V
8 6 (3.82%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (3.82%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.55%) vSphere
10 3 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.27%) Xen
12 1 (0.64%) NFS
12 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (10.19%) XenMobile
2 15 (9.55%) Tivoli
3 14 (8.92%) SafeCom
4 13 (8.28%) SCCM
5 12 (7.64%) EdgeSight
6 7 (4.46%) Control-M
6 7 (4.46%) HP SIM
6 7 (4.46%) OpenView
7 6 (3.82%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (3.82%) HP SiteScope
7 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (3.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (3.82%) Perfmon
8 4 (2.55%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (2.55%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.27%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.27%) Puppet
10 1 (0.64%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 90 (57.32%) Microsoft
2 55 (35.03%) HP
3 48 (30.57%) VMware
4 35 (22.29%) Citrix
5 24 (15.29%) Oracle
6 18 (11.46%) ThinPrint
7 17 (10.83%) AppSense
7 17 (10.83%) SAP
8 16 (10.19%) Red Hat
9 15 (9.55%) CA
9 15 (9.55%) IBM
10 14 (8.92%) ServiceNow
11 6 (3.82%) EMC
11 6 (3.82%) Lotus
12 5 (3.18%) Cisco
12 5 (3.18%) Symantec
12 5 (3.18%) Trend Micro
13 2 (1.27%) Apple
13 2 (1.27%) Google
13 2 (1.27%) Intel Security
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