The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 23 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.11% - 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £220 £225
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Support Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland 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
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
137 53 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.48% 89.83% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 37 77
Median daily rate £363 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £88 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.77 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.28% -28.92%
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 Northern Ireland

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
County Antrim - 3 - - 1
Support Engineer
UK

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) CRM
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) Apple
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
4 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
4 3 (37.50%) Smartphone
4 3 (37.50%) Core Data
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 3 (37.50%) BYOD
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) Android
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (12.50%) Life Science
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Migration

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) BYOD
1 3 (37.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) GxP
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow