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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
England / North East
Rank 31 66 40
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 63 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.95% 1.02% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.33% 1.07% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 3
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 £125 £160 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £261 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £238 £220
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
860 839 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.82% 95.02% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 532 335
Median daily rate £370 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £533 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 36
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £9.85 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £24.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +28 47 £193 -3.75% 5
Durham 0 4 - -
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 88 (72.73%) Windows
2 65 (53.72%) Windows Server
3 62 (51.24%) Security Cleared
4 50 (41.32%) Active Directory
5 48 (39.67%) Microsoft
6 45 (37.19%) SC Cleared
7 39 (32.23%) SQL
8 36 (29.75%) ITIL
9 35 (28.93%) Windows 7
10 34 (28.10%) VMware
11 32 (26.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (24.79%) DNS
12 30 (24.79%) MS Excel
13 28 (23.14%) TCP/IP
13 28 (23.14%) Linux
13 28 (23.14%) Unix
13 28 (23.14%) Migration
14 26 (21.49%) DHCP
15 24 (19.83%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (19.01%) SCCM
17 22 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (15.70%) Java
18 19 (15.70%) Perl
19 17 (14.05%) Citrix
20 16 (13.22%) Shell Script
20 16 (13.22%) HP SiteScope
21 15 (12.40%) Change Management
21 15 (12.40%) VB
22 14 (11.57%) AIX
22 14 (11.57%) HP

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 13 (10.74%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (8.26%) Skype for Business
4 8 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.61%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.79%) IIS
5 7 (5.79%) Office Communications Server
5 7 (5.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (5.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (4.96%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.65%) Apache
8 2 (1.65%) Jetty
8 2 (1.65%) Mongrel
8 2 (1.65%) nginx
8 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.83%) JBoss
9 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.83%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (24.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.26%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.57%) Office 365
2 10 (8.26%) IaaS
2 10 (8.26%) PaaS
2 10 (8.26%) SaaS
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.65%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.65%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.79%) DNS
2 28 (23.14%) TCP/IP
3 26 (21.49%) DHCP
4 7 (5.79%) Skype
5 4 (3.31%) 3G
5 4 (3.31%) Firewall
5 4 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.48%) SMS
6 3 (2.48%) VPN
6 3 (2.48%) Wireless
7 2 (1.65%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.65%) FTP
7 2 (1.65%) HTTP
7 2 (1.65%) IPsec
7 2 (1.65%) LAN
7 2 (1.65%) SSL
7 2 (1.65%) WAN
8 1 (0.83%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.83%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.83%) OLAP
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.48%) MSI
2 3 (2.48%) NMock
2 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.48%) WiX
3 2 (1.65%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.83%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) .NET
2 5 (4.13%) .NET Framework
2 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.48%) Web Services
3 3 (2.48%) XML
4 2 (1.65%) J2EE
4 2 (1.65%) Servlets
5 1 (0.83%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Mainframe
2 9 (7.44%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (3.31%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.31%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.48%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.65%) Clustering
5 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) BYOD
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 88 (72.73%) Windows
2 65 (53.72%) Windows Server
3 35 (28.93%) Windows 7
4 28 (23.14%) Linux
4 28 (23.14%) Unix
5 24 (19.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (11.57%) AIX
8 13 (10.74%) Windows XP
9 11 (9.09%) Solaris
10 10 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (7.44%) zOS
12 7 (5.79%) Windows 8
13 5 (4.13%) Windows 10
14 3 (2.48%) Windows 2000
15 2 (1.65%) Android
15 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.83%) HPUX
16 1 (0.83%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.75%) ITIL
2 28 (23.14%) Migration
3 15 (12.40%) Change Management
4 13 (10.74%) Problem Management
5 11 (9.09%) DevOps
5 11 (9.09%) Open Source
5 11 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
6 8 (6.61%) Data Management
6 8 (6.61%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.79%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (5.79%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.79%) Content Management
8 6 (4.96%) Server Monitoring
8 6 (4.96%) Validation
9 5 (4.13%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.13%) Quality Management
9 5 (4.13%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.31%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (32.23%) SQL
2 19 (15.70%) Java
2 19 (15.70%) Perl
3 16 (13.22%) Shell Script
4 15 (12.40%) VB
5 13 (10.74%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.96%) C#
7 3 (2.48%) C
7 3 (2.48%) Python
7 3 (2.48%) Ruby
7 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.83%) Korn
8 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (51.24%) Security Cleared
2 45 (37.19%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (4.96%) DBS Check
5 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.31%) MCSA
7 3 (2.48%) CCNA
7 3 (2.48%) CCNP
7 3 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.48%) MCSE
8 2 (1.65%) CCIE
8 2 (1.65%) CCSA
8 2 (1.65%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) SLA
2 6 (4.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (41.32%) Active Directory
2 32 (26.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.92%) XenApp
4 8 (6.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 6 (4.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.13%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.48%) vSphere
7 3 (2.48%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.48%) XenServer
8 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.65%) Xen
9 1 (0.83%) NFS
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (19.01%) SCCM
2 16 (13.22%) HP SiteScope
3 13 (10.74%) Tivoli
4 7 (5.79%) Control-M
5 5 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.31%) Backup Exec
6 4 (3.31%) Puppet
7 3 (2.48%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.83%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.83%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.83%) SafeCom
8 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (39.67%) Microsoft
2 34 (28.10%) VMware
3 17 (14.05%) Citrix
4 14 (11.57%) HP
5 9 (7.44%) CA
6 8 (6.61%) IBM
7 6 (4.96%) AppSense
8 5 (4.13%) Cisco
8 5 (4.13%) ThinPrint
9 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.48%) Apple
10 3 (2.48%) Oracle
11 2 (1.65%) Aruba
11 2 (1.65%) F5
11 2 (1.65%) Google
11 2 (1.65%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.65%) SAP
11 2 (1.65%) Virgin Media
12 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.83%) Trend Micro
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