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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 38 54 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 100 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.91% 2.90% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.70% 3.10% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 8 11
Median daily rate £260 £195 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £281 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £258 £208 £210
% change year-on-year
+24.09% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 2
Median hourly rate £27.00 £30.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +114.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £23.50 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £43.00 £18.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +2.32%
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
1299 872 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.71% 93.76% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 526 294
Median daily rate £335 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.18% +14.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 58 37
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £10.55 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +12 95 £260 +33.33% 3
Durham - 3 - -
Northumberland - 1 £375 -
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 126 (74.56%) Windows
2 95 (56.21%) HP
3 94 (55.62%) ITIL
4 93 (55.03%) Microsoft
5 92 (54.44%) Windows Server
6 87 (51.48%) Security Cleared
7 84 (49.70%) Active Directory
8 78 (46.15%) DHCP
9 76 (44.97%) Service Delivery
10 69 (40.83%) Citrix
11 68 (40.24%) SC Cleared
11 68 (40.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 66 (39.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 60 (35.50%) VMware
14 50 (29.59%) VMware Infrastructure
15 49 (28.99%) XenApp
16 47 (27.81%) DNS
17 44 (26.04%) Unix
18 43 (25.44%) Oracle
18 43 (25.44%) Microsoft App-V
18 43 (25.44%) ThinPrint
19 42 (24.85%) IIS
20 41 (24.26%) XenServer
21 40 (23.67%) XenDesktop
22 39 (23.08%) AIX
22 39 (23.08%) Linux
22 39 (23.08%) XenMobile
23 38 (22.49%) SafeCom
23 38 (22.49%) SAP
24 37 (21.89%) 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 42 (24.85%) IIS
2 15 (8.88%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.88%) WebLogic
3 12 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (7.10%) SharePoint
3 12 (7.10%) Skype for Business
4 11 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (5.92%) Apache
5 10 (5.92%) IBM Notes
6 9 (5.33%) Office Communications Server
6 9 (5.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (5.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (2.96%) JBoss
7 5 (2.96%) MQSeries
7 5 (2.96%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (2.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (2.96%) Tuxedo
7 5 (2.96%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.78%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 16 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (46.15%) DHCP
2 47 (27.81%) DNS
3 24 (14.20%) Firewall
4 14 (8.28%) SAN
5 13 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 10 (5.92%) Skype
7 6 (3.55%) 3G
7 6 (3.55%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.96%) FTP
8 5 (2.96%) LDAP
8 5 (2.96%) OpenLDAP
8 5 (2.96%) SSH
9 3 (1.78%) LAN
9 3 (1.78%) SMS
9 3 (1.78%) SSL
9 3 (1.78%) VoIP
9 3 (1.78%) WAN
10 2 (1.18%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.18%) Internet
10 2 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.18%) DB2
2 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.51%) MSI
2 2 (1.18%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.59%) NMock
3 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.59%) WiX
General
1 1 (0.59%) Banking
1 1 (0.59%) Finance
1 1 (0.59%) Legal
1 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.79%) Middleware
2 6 (3.55%) ISPF
3 5 (2.96%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (2.96%) J2EE
4 2 (1.18%) .NET
4 2 (1.18%) XML
5 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.59%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.30%) Management Information System
2 34 (20.12%) Computer Science
3 29 (17.16%) Clustering
4 7 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.14%) CMDB
5 6 (3.55%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.55%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (3.55%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.55%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.96%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.96%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.78%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.18%) HACMP
8 2 (1.18%) PKI
9 1 (0.59%) AS400
9 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 126 (74.56%) Windows
2 92 (54.44%) Windows Server
3 68 (40.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (39.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (26.04%) Unix
6 39 (23.08%) AIX
6 39 (23.08%) Linux
7 31 (18.34%) Solaris
8 25 (14.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (7.10%) Windows 7
10 11 (6.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (6.51%) Windows XP
11 7 (4.14%) Android
11 7 (4.14%) Apple iOS
11 7 (4.14%) zOS
12 6 (3.55%) HPUX
13 5 (2.96%) MVS
13 5 (2.96%) OS/390
14 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (55.62%) ITIL
2 76 (44.97%) Service Delivery
3 37 (21.89%) Business Continuity
3 37 (21.89%) Project Management
4 29 (17.16%) High Availability
4 29 (17.16%) Incident Management
5 25 (14.79%) Change Management
6 24 (14.20%) Problem Management
7 16 (9.47%) Release Management
8 14 (8.28%) Configuration Management
9 12 (7.10%) ITIL V3
9 12 (7.10%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (5.92%) Application Packaging
11 8 (4.73%) Content Management
11 8 (4.73%) DevOps
11 8 (4.73%) QMS
11 8 (4.73%) Quality Management
11 8 (4.73%) Security Management
11 8 (4.73%) Validation
12 7 (4.14%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.53%) SQL
2 17 (10.06%) Perl
3 7 (4.14%) Java
3 7 (4.14%) Korn
4 6 (3.55%) JCL
4 6 (3.55%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.96%) C
5 5 (2.96%) C++
5 5 (2.96%) REXX
5 5 (2.96%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.37%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.37%) VB
7 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.18%) C#
7 2 (1.18%) COBOL
8 1 (0.59%) Python
8 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (51.48%) Security Cleared
2 68 (40.24%) SC Cleared
3 34 (20.12%) Degree
4 28 (16.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 25 (14.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (7.69%) RHCE
7 12 (7.10%) MCSE
8 8 (4.73%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.18%) IBM AIX Certification
9 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.59%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.59%) CCA
10 1 (0.59%) CCNA
10 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.59%) MCP
10 1 (0.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.16%) SLA
2 19 (11.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (3.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 84 (49.70%) Active Directory
2 50 (29.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (28.99%) XenApp
4 43 (25.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 41 (24.26%) XenServer
6 40 (23.67%) XenDesktop
7 14 (8.28%) KVM
8 13 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (6.51%) Terminal Services
9 11 (6.51%) vSphere
10 7 (4.14%) Hyper-V
11 5 (2.96%) NFS
11 5 (2.96%) Time Sharing Option
12 2 (1.18%) Brightmail
12 2 (1.18%) GPFS
12 2 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (23.08%) XenMobile
2 38 (22.49%) SafeCom
3 29 (17.16%) EdgeSight
4 14 (8.28%) Microsoft Clustering
5 12 (7.10%) EMC NetWorker
6 11 (6.51%) OpenView
6 11 (6.51%) Perfmon
7 10 (5.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 10 (5.92%) Tivoli
8 9 (5.33%) HP SIM
9 8 (4.73%) NetBackup
9 8 (4.73%) SCCM
10 6 (3.55%) HP Data Protector
10 6 (3.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (2.37%) Control-M
11 4 (2.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (1.78%) HP SiteScope
13 2 (1.18%) MOM
13 2 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 95 (56.21%) HP
2 93 (55.03%) Microsoft
3 69 (40.83%) Citrix
4 60 (35.50%) VMware
5 43 (25.44%) Oracle
5 43 (25.44%) ThinPrint
6 38 (22.49%) SAP
7 32 (18.93%) AppSense
8 30 (17.75%) Red Hat
9 24 (14.20%) IBM
10 14 (8.28%) CA
10 14 (8.28%) ServiceNow
11 13 (7.69%) Symantec
12 12 (7.10%) EMC
13 10 (5.92%) Lotus
14 6 (3.55%) Intel Security
15 5 (2.96%) BMC
15 5 (2.96%) Trend Micro
16 4 (2.37%) Lumension
16 4 (2.37%) Sun
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