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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
England / North East
Rank 28 62 42
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 76 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.77% 1.68% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.25% 1.78% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 7 5
Median daily rate £275 £200 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £200 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £271 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £194 £229 £225
% change year-on-year
-15.30% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% +130.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £22.10 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.70 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.96 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.25% +6.40%

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
921 844 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.17% 94.41% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 501 406
Median daily rate £375 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 47 30
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.29 £10.58 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +27 64 £275 +37.50% 4
Durham +8 4 - - 1
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 102 (76.69%) Windows
2 81 (60.90%) Windows Server
3 67 (50.38%) Microsoft
4 61 (45.86%) Security Cleared
5 56 (42.11%) Active Directory
6 48 (36.09%) SC Cleared
7 45 (33.83%) ITIL
8 39 (29.32%) SQL
9 37 (27.82%) Unix
10 36 (27.07%) VMware
11 35 (26.32%) DHCP
11 35 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 34 (25.56%) Windows 7
12 34 (25.56%) DNS
13 31 (23.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (21.80%) Linux
15 28 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
16 27 (20.30%) TCP/IP
16 27 (20.30%) MS Excel
17 26 (19.55%) HP
17 26 (19.55%) Migration
18 24 (18.05%) AIX
19 22 (16.54%) SCCM
20 21 (15.79%) Solaris
21 19 (14.29%) Java
21 19 (14.29%) Perl
21 19 (14.29%) Change Management
21 19 (14.29%) Citrix
21 19 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
22 17 (12.78%) SLA

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 14 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (8.27%) IIS
3 10 (7.52%) Skype for Business
4 9 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.77%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
5 7 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.51%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.50%) Apache
9 2 (1.50%) Jetty
9 2 (1.50%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.50%) nginx
9 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.50%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 27 (20.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.52%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.28%) Office 365
2 10 (7.52%) IaaS
2 10 (7.52%) PaaS
2 10 (7.52%) SaaS
3 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.50%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.50%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.75%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (26.32%) DHCP
2 34 (25.56%) DNS
3 27 (20.30%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.02%) Skype
5 4 (3.01%) 3G
5 4 (3.01%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.26%) Firewall
6 3 (2.26%) HTTP
6 3 (2.26%) SMS
6 3 (2.26%) VPN
6 3 (2.26%) Wireless
7 2 (1.50%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.50%) FTP
7 2 (1.50%) Internet
7 2 (1.50%) Intranet
7 2 (1.50%) IPsec
7 2 (1.50%) LAN
7 2 (1.50%) SSL
7 2 (1.50%) VoIP
7 2 (1.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.75%) OLAP
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.26%) MSI
2 3 (2.26%) NMock
2 3 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.26%) WiX
3 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.50%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.75%) Banking
2 1 (0.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.02%) .NET
1 8 (6.02%) Middleware
2 5 (3.76%) .NET Framework
2 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.26%) Web Services
3 3 (2.26%) XML
4 2 (1.50%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (1.50%) J2EE
4 2 (1.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.52%) Mainframe
2 9 (6.77%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.01%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.01%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.26%) Clustering
4 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.75%) BYOD
6 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 102 (76.69%) Windows
2 81 (60.90%) Windows Server
3 37 (27.82%) Unix
4 34 (25.56%) Windows 7
5 31 (23.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (21.80%) Linux
7 28 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (18.05%) AIX
9 21 (15.79%) Solaris
10 13 (9.77%) Windows XP
11 12 (9.02%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (6.77%) zOS
13 7 (5.26%) Windows 8
14 4 (3.01%) Android
14 4 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (3.01%) Windows 10
15 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
15 3 (2.26%) Windows 2000
16 2 (1.50%) OS/390
17 1 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.83%) ITIL
2 26 (19.55%) Migration
3 19 (14.29%) Change Management
4 17 (12.78%) Problem Management
5 14 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 14 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 11 (8.27%) Open Source
7 10 (7.52%) DevOps
7 10 (7.52%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (6.77%) Quality Management
9 8 (6.02%) Data Management
9 8 (6.02%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.02%) Release Management
10 7 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (5.26%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.26%) Content Management
10 7 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (4.51%) Project Management
11 6 (4.51%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (29.32%) SQL
2 19 (14.29%) Java
2 19 (14.29%) Perl
3 16 (12.03%) Shell Script
4 15 (11.28%) VB
5 13 (9.77%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.51%) C#
7 3 (2.26%) C
7 3 (2.26%) Python
7 3 (2.26%) Ruby
7 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.75%) Korn
8 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (45.86%) Security Cleared
2 48 (36.09%) SC Cleared
3 19 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (4.51%) DBS Check
4 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.01%) MCSA
5 4 (3.01%) MCSE
6 3 (2.26%) CCNA
6 3 (2.26%) CCNP
6 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.26%) Degree
6 3 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.50%) CCIE
7 2 (1.50%) CCSA
7 2 (1.50%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.78%) SLA
2 13 (9.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (3.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 35 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.77%) XenApp
4 10 (7.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (6.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 8 (6.02%) XenDesktop
5 8 (6.02%) XenServer
6 5 (3.76%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.26%) vSphere
8 2 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.50%) Xen
9 1 (0.75%) KVM
9 1 (0.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (16.54%) SCCM
2 15 (11.28%) HP SiteScope
3 13 (9.77%) Tivoli
4 8 (6.02%) XenMobile
5 7 (5.26%) Control-M
6 6 (4.51%) SafeCom
7 5 (3.76%) EdgeSight
8 4 (3.01%) Backup Exec
8 4 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (2.26%) Puppet
10 1 (0.75%) Amdocs OSS
10 1 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (50.38%) Microsoft
2 36 (27.07%) VMware
3 26 (19.55%) HP
4 19 (14.29%) Citrix
5 13 (9.77%) CA
6 10 (7.52%) AppSense
6 10 (7.52%) IBM
6 10 (7.52%) ThinPrint
7 9 (6.77%) Oracle
8 8 (6.02%) ServiceNow
9 6 (4.51%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.51%) SAP
10 5 (3.76%) Cisco
11 3 (2.26%) Apple
12 2 (1.50%) Aruba
12 2 (1.50%) F5
12 2 (1.50%) Google
12 2 (1.50%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.50%) Trend Micro
12 2 (1.50%) Virgin Media
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