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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 69 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.28% 3.03% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 3.20% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
Average daily rate £200 £228 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -1.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £166 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £384 £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -50.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
885 593 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.75% 94.43% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 355 227
Average daily rate £380 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 53
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.16 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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
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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -33 9 £200 -11.11% 3
Durham +3 2 £225 -50.00%
Northumberland -4 1 £315 -
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) Windows Server
3 20 (50.00%) ITIL
4 19 (47.50%) VMware
4 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
5 18 (45.00%) SAN
6 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 13 (32.50%) Cisco
8 12 (30.00%) Service Management
9 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
10 10 (25.00%) AIX
10 10 (25.00%) Solaris
10 10 (25.00%) Migration
10 10 (25.00%) DV Cleared
10 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (22.50%) Celerra
11 9 (22.50%) NAS
11 9 (22.50%) Replication
11 9 (22.50%) CLARiiON
11 9 (22.50%) Symmetrix
11 9 (22.50%) NetBackup
11 9 (22.50%) Veritas
11 9 (22.50%) Unix
11 9 (22.50%) EMC
11 9 (22.50%) EMC VNX
12 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
13 7 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (15.00%) Data Migration
14 6 (15.00%) HP
15 5 (12.50%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
1 2 (5.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) SAN
2 9 (22.50%) NAS
3 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.00%) DNS
4 2 (5.00%) Firewall
4 2 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) Skype
5 1 (2.50%) VLAN
5 1 (2.50%) VPN
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
5 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Celerra
1 9 (22.50%) CLARiiON
1 9 (22.50%) EMC VNX
1 9 (22.50%) Replication
1 9 (22.50%) Symmetrix
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) Windows Server
3 10 (25.00%) AIX
3 10 (25.00%) Solaris
4 9 (22.50%) Unix
5 5 (12.50%) Linux
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) ITIL
2 12 (30.00%) Service Management
3 10 (25.00%) Migration
4 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (15.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Change Control
7 1 (2.50%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Time Management
7 1 (2.50%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) RHCE
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) NetBackup
2 3 (7.50%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) VMware
2 13 (32.50%) Cisco
3 9 (22.50%) EMC
3 9 (22.50%) Veritas
4 6 (15.00%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.00%) CA
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix
6 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle
6 2 (5.00%) ProCurve
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Apple
7 1 (2.50%) Aruba
7 1 (2.50%) Avaya
7 1 (2.50%) Juniper
7 1 (2.50%) Remedy
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Daisy Group
Rate: £350 p/d contract
Posted: 14 days ago