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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 32 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 74 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.43% 1.82% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.01% 1.92% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 2 11
Median daily rate £278 £204 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.02% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £141 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £267 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 1
Median hourly rate £27.54 £15.68 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.67% -21.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.10 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.60% +3.22%
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
1056 731 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.83% 95.06% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 422 395
Median daily rate £340 £340 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 60 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £11.00 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 +17 70 £275 +34.80% 10
Durham 0 1 £74 - 1
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 70 (78.65%) Windows
2 58 (65.17%) Windows Server
3 55 (61.80%) ITIL
4 50 (56.18%) Security Cleared
5 46 (51.69%) Active Directory
6 43 (48.31%) Microsoft
7 40 (44.94%) DHCP
7 40 (44.94%) SC Cleared
8 38 (42.70%) HP
8 38 (42.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (42.70%) VMware
9 37 (41.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (39.33%) Citrix
11 34 (38.20%) Service Delivery
12 32 (35.96%) XenApp
13 31 (34.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (31.46%) ThinPrint
15 26 (29.21%) XenServer
16 25 (28.09%) XenDesktop
16 25 (28.09%) Unix
17 23 (25.84%) Project Management
17 23 (25.84%) Microsoft App-V
17 23 (25.84%) SafeCom
17 23 (25.84%) XenMobile
18 22 (24.72%) Business Continuity
18 22 (24.72%) SAP
18 22 (24.72%) DNS
19 21 (23.60%) AppSense
20 19 (21.35%) Degree
20 19 (21.35%) IIS

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 19 (21.35%) IIS
2 9 (10.11%) WebLogic
3 8 (8.99%) MS Exchange
4 7 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.87%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.87%) Skype for Business
5 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.62%) MQSeries
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (5.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (5.62%) Tuxedo
6 5 (5.62%) WebSphere
6 5 (5.62%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (4.49%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (3.37%) AquaLogic
8 3 (3.37%) JBoss
9 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (44.94%) DHCP
2 22 (24.72%) DNS
3 11 (12.36%) Firewall
3 11 (12.36%) SAN
4 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.62%) FTP
5 5 (5.62%) Skype
5 5 (5.62%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (4.49%) 3G
6 4 (4.49%) NAS
7 3 (3.37%) LAN
7 3 (3.37%) LDAP
7 3 (3.37%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (3.37%) SMS
7 3 (3.37%) SSH
7 3 (3.37%) SSL
7 3 (3.37%) VoIP
7 3 (3.37%) VPN
7 3 (3.37%) WAN
8 2 (2.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MSI
General
1 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.12%) Banking
2 1 (1.12%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Legal
2 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.11%) Middleware
2 5 (5.62%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (5.62%) ISPF
2 5 (5.62%) J2EE
3 1 (1.12%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Computer Science
2 17 (19.10%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (5.62%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.49%) Celerra
4 4 (4.49%) CLARiiON
4 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.49%) EMC VNX
4 4 (4.49%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.49%) Replication
4 4 (4.49%) Symmetrix
4 4 (4.49%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.25%) Clustering
5 2 (2.25%) HACMP
6 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) PKI
6 1 (1.12%) Statistics
6 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (78.65%) Windows
2 58 (65.17%) Windows Server
3 38 (42.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (41.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (28.09%) Unix
6 18 (20.22%) Solaris
7 17 (19.10%) AIX
8 10 (11.24%) Linux
9 8 (8.99%) Windows 7
9 8 (8.99%) Windows XP
10 6 (6.74%) zOS
11 5 (5.62%) MVS
11 5 (5.62%) OS/390
11 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.12%) Android
14 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
14 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
14 1 (1.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (61.80%) ITIL
2 34 (38.20%) Service Delivery
3 23 (25.84%) Project Management
4 22 (24.72%) Business Continuity
5 12 (13.48%) Change Management
5 12 (13.48%) Incident Management
6 10 (11.24%) Problem Management
6 10 (11.24%) Service Management
7 8 (8.99%) Release Management
8 6 (6.74%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.74%) DevOps
8 6 (6.74%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.62%) Security Management
10 4 (4.49%) Defect Management
10 4 (4.49%) ITIL V3
10 4 (4.49%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.49%) Migration
10 4 (4.49%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.49%) Software Delivery
10 4 (4.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.48%) Perl
1 12 (13.48%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) Java
3 5 (5.62%) C
3 5 (5.62%) C++
3 5 (5.62%) JCL
3 5 (5.62%) Korn
3 5 (5.62%) REXX
4 4 (4.49%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.12%) COBOL
7 1 (1.12%) Python
7 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (56.18%) Security Cleared
2 40 (44.94%) SC Cleared
3 19 (21.35%) Degree
4 12 (13.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (10.11%) DV Cleared
6 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (6.74%) MCSE
8 2 (2.25%) IBM AIX Certification
8 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.12%) CCA
9 1 (1.12%) CCNA
9 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.12%) MCP
9 1 (1.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.49%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 46 (51.69%) Active Directory
2 32 (35.96%) XenApp
3 31 (34.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (29.21%) XenServer
5 25 (28.09%) XenDesktop
6 23 (25.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (5.62%) Time Sharing Option
7 5 (5.62%) vSphere
8 4 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.37%) NFS
10 2 (2.25%) Brightmail
10 2 (2.25%) GPFS
10 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
11 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (25.84%) XenMobile
2 18 (20.22%) EdgeSight
3 7 (7.87%) SCCM
4 6 (6.74%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.49%) Control-M
6 3 (3.37%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.12%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.12%) OpenView
8 1 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.12%) Perfmon
8 1 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (48.31%) Microsoft
2 38 (42.70%) HP
2 38 (42.70%) VMware
3 35 (39.33%) Citrix
4 28 (31.46%) ThinPrint
5 23 (25.84%) SafeCom
6 22 (24.72%) SAP
7 21 (23.60%) AppSense
8 15 (16.85%) Oracle
9 12 (13.48%) IBM
10 9 (10.11%) Red Hat
11 8 (8.99%) CA
12 6 (6.74%) Cisco
13 5 (5.62%) ServiceNow
13 5 (5.62%) Symantec
13 5 (5.62%) Veritas
14 4 (4.49%) BMC
14 4 (4.49%) EMC
14 4 (4.49%) Sun
15 3 (3.37%) Axway
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