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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 45 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 72 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.30% 2.47% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.72% 2.59% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 4 9
Median daily rate £260 £215 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -31.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £184 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £234 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £219 £225
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 5
Median hourly rate £26.50 £25.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £13.40 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £40.80 £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
1258 1041 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.57% 95.24% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 661 401
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £270 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 51 47
Median hourly rate £26.50 £15.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.08% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.50 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +11 64 £260 +20.93% 7
Durham +10 5 £200 - 1
Northumberland - 1 £375 -
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 143 (74.87%) Windows
2 119 (62.30%) Microsoft
3 108 (56.54%) ITIL
3 108 (56.54%) Windows Server
4 106 (55.50%) HP
5 94 (49.21%) Active Directory
6 93 (48.69%) Security Cleared
7 85 (44.50%) DHCP
8 84 (43.98%) Service Delivery
9 77 (40.31%) SC Cleared
10 71 (37.17%) Citrix
11 70 (36.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 69 (36.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 67 (35.08%) VMware
14 57 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
15 51 (26.70%) Unix
16 50 (26.18%) XenApp
17 49 (25.65%) IIS
17 49 (25.65%) Oracle
17 49 (25.65%) DNS
18 47 (24.61%) AIX
19 46 (24.08%) ThinPrint
20 45 (23.56%) XenServer
20 45 (23.56%) Microsoft App-V
21 44 (23.04%) XenDesktop
22 43 (22.51%) XenMobile
23 42 (21.99%) SafeCom
23 42 (21.99%) Linux
24 41 (21.47%) SAP
25 40 (20.94%) Project 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 49 (25.65%) IIS
2 19 (9.95%) WebLogic
3 18 (9.42%) MS Exchange
4 14 (7.33%) SharePoint
5 13 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (6.81%) Skype for Business
6 12 (6.28%) Apache
7 10 (5.24%) IBM Notes
7 10 (5.24%) Office Communications Server
7 10 (5.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (5.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (4.71%) WebSphere
9 8 (4.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (3.66%) MQSeries
10 7 (3.66%) Tuxedo
10 7 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (2.62%) JBoss
11 5 (2.62%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (1.57%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 20 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.19%) Office 365
2 3 (1.57%) IaaS
2 3 (1.57%) PaaS
2 3 (1.57%) SaaS
3 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.05%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.05%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 85 (44.50%) DHCP
2 49 (25.65%) DNS
3 24 (12.57%) Firewall
4 16 (8.38%) TCP/IP
5 14 (7.33%) SAN
6 12 (6.28%) Skype
7 7 (3.66%) FTP
8 5 (2.62%) LDAP
8 5 (2.62%) OpenLDAP
8 5 (2.62%) SSH
8 5 (2.62%) SSL
9 4 (2.09%) Internet
10 3 (1.57%) 3G
10 3 (1.57%) HTTP
10 3 (1.57%) Intranet
10 3 (1.57%) LAN
10 3 (1.57%) VoIP
10 3 (1.57%) VPN
10 3 (1.57%) WAN
10 3 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.05%) DB2
2 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.52%) OLAP
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (6.28%) MSI
2 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.05%) NMock
3 2 (1.05%) StarTeam
3 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.05%) Travis CI
3 2 (1.05%) WiX
General
1 1 (0.52%) Marketing
1 1 (0.52%) Retail
1 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.23%) Middleware
2 7 (3.66%) IBM Integration Bus
2 7 (3.66%) J2EE
3 6 (3.14%) .NET
3 6 (3.14%) ISPF
4 3 (1.57%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.57%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.57%) XML
5 2 (1.05%) Servlets
5 2 (1.05%) Web Services
6 1 (0.52%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.90%) Management Information System
2 33 (17.28%) Computer Science
3 31 (16.23%) Clustering
4 8 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.66%) CMDB
6 6 (3.14%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.14%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (3.14%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.62%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.57%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.57%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.05%) HACMP
9 2 (1.05%) PKI
10 1 (0.52%) AS400
10 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 143 (74.87%) Windows
2 108 (56.54%) Windows Server
3 70 (36.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (36.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (26.70%) Unix
6 47 (24.61%) AIX
7 42 (21.99%) Linux
8 39 (20.42%) Solaris
9 26 (13.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (7.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (6.28%) Windows 7
12 10 (5.24%) Windows XP
13 7 (3.66%) Android
13 7 (3.66%) Apple iOS
13 7 (3.66%) HPUX
13 7 (3.66%) OS/390
13 7 (3.66%) zOS
14 5 (2.62%) MVS
15 2 (1.05%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (56.54%) ITIL
2 84 (43.98%) Service Delivery
3 40 (20.94%) Business Continuity
3 40 (20.94%) Project Management
4 36 (18.85%) Incident Management
5 33 (17.28%) Change Management
6 32 (16.75%) Problem Management
7 29 (15.18%) High Availability
8 22 (11.52%) Release Management
9 17 (8.90%) Configuration Management
9 17 (8.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (7.33%) Compliance Management
11 13 (6.81%) QMS
12 12 (6.28%) ITIL V3
12 12 (6.28%) Quality Management
13 10 (5.24%) Application Packaging
13 10 (5.24%) DevOps
13 10 (5.24%) Security Management
13 10 (5.24%) SOA
14 9 (4.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.37%) SQL
2 17 (8.90%) Perl
3 11 (5.76%) Java
4 7 (3.66%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.14%) JCL
5 6 (3.14%) Korn
6 5 (2.62%) C
6 5 (2.62%) C++
6 5 (2.62%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.62%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.62%) REXX
6 5 (2.62%) VB
7 4 (2.09%) C#
8 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.52%) COBOL
9 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 93 (48.69%) Security Cleared
2 77 (40.31%) SC Cleared
3 33 (17.28%) BPSS Clearance
3 33 (17.28%) Degree
4 28 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (7.33%) MCSE
6 13 (6.81%) RHCE
7 6 (3.14%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.09%) MCSA
9 3 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.05%) IBM AIX Certification
10 2 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.52%) CCA
11 1 (0.52%) CCNA
11 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (17.80%) SLA
2 24 (12.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (5.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 94 (49.21%) Active Directory
2 57 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (26.18%) XenApp
4 45 (23.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 45 (23.56%) XenServer
5 44 (23.04%) XenDesktop
6 14 (7.33%) KVM
6 14 (7.33%) vSphere
7 13 (6.81%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (5.76%) Terminal Services
9 7 (3.66%) Hyper-V
10 5 (2.62%) NFS
10 5 (2.62%) Time Sharing Option
11 4 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.09%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.05%) Brightmail
12 2 (1.05%) GPFS
12 2 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (22.51%) XenMobile
2 42 (21.99%) SafeCom
3 32 (16.75%) EdgeSight
4 14 (7.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 12 (6.28%) EMC NetWorker
6 11 (5.76%) OpenView
6 11 (5.76%) Perfmon
7 10 (5.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 10 (5.24%) Tivoli
8 9 (4.71%) HP SIM
9 8 (4.19%) NetBackup
10 6 (3.14%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (3.14%) SCCM
10 6 (3.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (2.09%) Control-M
11 4 (2.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (1.57%) HP SiteScope
13 2 (1.05%) MOM
13 2 (1.05%) Puppet
13 2 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 119 (62.30%) Microsoft
2 106 (55.50%) HP
3 71 (37.17%) Citrix
4 67 (35.08%) VMware
5 49 (25.65%) Oracle
6 46 (24.08%) ThinPrint
7 41 (21.47%) SAP
8 34 (17.80%) AppSense
9 30 (15.71%) Red Hat
10 26 (13.61%) IBM
11 20 (10.47%) ServiceNow
12 17 (8.90%) CA
13 12 (6.28%) EMC
13 12 (6.28%) Symantec
14 10 (5.24%) Lotus
15 6 (3.14%) Intel Security
16 5 (2.62%) BMC
16 5 (2.62%) Trend Micro
17 4 (2.09%) Lumension
17 4 (2.09%) Sun
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