The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 53 45 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 33 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.11% 2.71% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 2.90% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Average daily rate
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£215 £303 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.92% +50.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £219 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £408 £242
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £205 £228
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 3
Average hourly rate £31.25 £20.30 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.97% +66.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
958 552 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.38% 93.40% 90.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 330 152
Average daily rate £410 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.61 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -19.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.09 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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 -8 30 £215 -28.92% 1
Durham -5 2 - - 2
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Security Cleared
3 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 14 (27.45%) DHCP
5 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
6 13 (25.49%) ITIL
7 12 (23.53%) UNIX
7 12 (23.53%) SQL
8 11 (21.57%) Incident Management
8 11 (21.57%) Linux
8 11 (21.57%) CA
9 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
9 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (19.61%) DNS
9 10 (19.61%) VB
9 10 (19.61%) DV Cleared
10 9 (17.65%) Change Management
10 9 (17.65%) HP
11 8 (15.69%) IBM
11 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
11 8 (15.69%) Tivoli
11 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
11 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (15.69%) Problem Management
12 7 (13.73%) Java
12 7 (13.73%) Perl
12 7 (13.73%) AIX
12 7 (13.73%) Solaris
12 7 (13.73%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) DHCP
2 10 (19.61%) DNS
3 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.88%) FTP
5 2 (3.92%) SAN
5 2 (3.92%) Internet
5 2 (3.92%) 3G
5 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.96%) NAS
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) Firewall
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) VoIP
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) DTS
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Military
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Mainframe
1 6 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Clustering
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.92%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) UNIX
3 11 (21.57%) Linux
4 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
4 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (13.73%) Windows XP
6 7 (13.73%) AIX
6 7 (13.73%) Solaris
7 6 (11.76%) zOS
8 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) ITIL
2 11 (21.57%) Incident Management
3 9 (17.65%) Change Management
4 8 (15.69%) Problem Management
5 7 (13.73%) Change Control
6 4 (7.84%) Quality Management
6 4 (7.84%) Migration
6 4 (7.84%) Server Building
7 3 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.96%) Software Delivery
8 1 (1.96%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.96%) Validation
8 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) VB
3 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
4 7 (13.73%) Java
4 7 (13.73%) Perl
5 3 (5.88%) VB6
5 3 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Security Cleared
2 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
3 10 (19.61%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.88%) Degree
5 2 (3.92%) RHCE
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.92%) MCSE
5 2 (3.92%) CCNA
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) MCSA
6 1 (1.96%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) XenApp
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.92%) vSphere
6 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Tivoli
2 4 (7.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 4 (7.84%) Unicenter
3 2 (3.92%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (3.92%) SCOM
3 2 (3.92%) MOM
4 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.96%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) CA
3 9 (17.65%) HP
4 8 (15.69%) IBM
5 6 (11.76%) Citrix
5 6 (11.76%) VMware
6 5 (9.80%) Oracle
7 2 (3.92%) Progress
7 2 (3.92%) AppSense
7 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.96%) Symantec
8 1 (1.96%) McAfee
8 1 (1.96%) SAP
8 1 (1.96%) Siemens
8 1 (1.96%) Veritas
8 1 (1.96%) Lotus
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £14 per hour - This is an initial 2 -3-month contract
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 3 days ago