The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West 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 121 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 33 82 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 1.85% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.95% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 36
Median daily rate £215 £264 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.48% +25.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £166 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £219 £225
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 12
Median hourly rate £12.75 £14.50 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.06% -27.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £11.50 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.78 £19.60 £23.80
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3341 4208 2966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.30% 95.16% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2119 2570 1691
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 209 196
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £45.00
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 West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Engineer across the North West region.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer across the North West region.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West 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
Cheshire +8 12 £220 -19.26% 5
Manchester -32 11 £178 -40.83% 15
Lancashire +23 6 £225 - 3
Merseyside -11 3 - - 2
Cumbria +13 1 - -
Support Engineer
England

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

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 West region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (66.20%) Windows
2 36 (50.70%) Active Directory
3 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
4 20 (28.17%) VMware
5 17 (23.94%) Cisco
6 16 (22.54%) Windows Server
7 15 (21.13%) DNS
8 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
9 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
11 11 (15.49%) ITIL
12 10 (14.08%) MS Office
12 10 (14.08%) DHCP
12 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (14.08%) Symantec
12 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
13 9 (12.68%) Citrix
14 8 (11.27%) HP
14 8 (11.27%) Windows XP
14 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (11.27%) SCCM
15 7 (9.86%) LAN
15 7 (9.86%) Backup Exec
15 7 (9.86%) Migration
16 6 (8.45%) Lotus
16 6 (8.45%) Finance
16 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
16 6 (8.45%) IBM Notes
16 6 (8.45%) Intel Security

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.45%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.63%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.41%) IIS
6 1 (1.41%) JBoss
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) MS Office
2 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.82%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (2.82%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) DNS
2 10 (14.08%) DHCP
3 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.86%) LAN
5 5 (7.04%) Firewall
5 5 (7.04%) WAN
6 3 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (4.23%) SAN
6 3 (4.23%) Skype
6 3 (4.23%) VPN
6 3 (4.23%) Wireless
7 2 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.82%) Intranet
7 2 (2.82%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.82%) MPLS
7 2 (2.82%) VLAN
7 2 (2.82%) VoIP
8 1 (1.41%) Broadband
8 1 (1.41%) PBX
8 1 (1.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Big Data
2 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) .NET
1 1 (1.41%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.82%) EPoS
1 2 (2.82%) NHS
2 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.41%) Clustering
2 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.41%) Health Informatics
2 1 (1.41%) Informatics
2 1 (1.41%) iPad
2 1 (1.41%) iPhone
2 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.41%) PKI
2 1 (1.41%) Replication
2 1 (1.41%) RIA
2 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 47 (66.20%) Windows
2 16 (22.54%) Windows Server
3 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
4 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (11.27%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.04%) Linux
7 5 (7.04%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.23%) Unix
10 2 (2.82%) HPUX
11 1 (1.41%) Android
11 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.41%) CentOS
11 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) ITIL
2 7 (9.86%) Migration
3 6 (8.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (2.82%) Data Protection
4 2 (2.82%) ERP
4 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (2.82%) People Management
4 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.41%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.41%) CRM
5 1 (1.41%) Information Security
5 1 (1.41%) ITSM
5 1 (1.41%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.41%) Network Design
5 1 (1.41%) Project Management
5 1 (1.41%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.41%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.41%) Software Licensing
5 1 (1.41%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
1 5 (7.04%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) Java
3 3 (4.23%) C
4 1 (1.41%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) PHP
4 1 (1.41%) Python
4 1 (1.41%) Ruby
4 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) CCNA
1 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.63%) MCSE
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.23%) DBS Check
3 3 (4.23%) MCSA
4 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) HP ASE
5 1 (1.41%) HP MASE
5 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (50.70%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.04%) vSphere
4 4 (5.63%) XenApp
5 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.82%) NFS
6 2 (2.82%) Xen
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.41%) Postfix
7 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) SCCM
2 7 (9.86%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.82%) Puppet
4 1 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.41%) Kibana
4 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.41%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (1.41%) SCSM
4 1 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.17%) VMware
3 17 (23.94%) Cisco
4 10 (14.08%) Symantec
5 9 (12.68%) Citrix
6 8 (11.27%) HP
7 6 (8.45%) Intel Security
7 6 (8.45%) Lotus
8 5 (7.04%) NetApp
9 4 (5.63%) IBM
9 4 (5.63%) Remedy
9 4 (5.63%) ServiceNow
10 3 (4.23%) Dell
10 3 (4.23%) Veeam
11 2 (2.82%) arcserve
11 2 (2.82%) Avaya
11 2 (2.82%) Trend Micro
12 1 (1.41%) Aruba
12 1 (1.41%) Ruckus Wireless
12 1 (1.41%) ZyXEL
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