The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 44 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.35% 2.51% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 2.69% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Median daily rate £188 £189 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +17.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £120 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £279 £252
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £235 £225
% change year-on-year
-17.02% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £14.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
496 483 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 97.25% 93.24% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 322 186
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £12.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +3.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £9.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Sheffield -3 9 £200 +21.21% 2
Doncaster +2 2 £156 -
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (59.09%) Windows
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 7 (31.82%) SCCM
4 6 (27.27%) MS Office
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 4 (18.18%) SAN
7 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (13.64%) DBS Check
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
7 3 (13.64%) NetApp
7 3 (13.64%) Citrix
7 3 (13.64%) Service Management
7 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
7 3 (13.64%) VoIP
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 2 (9.09%) SLA
8 2 (9.09%) Migration
8 2 (9.09%) Office 365
9 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (4.55%) Change Control
9 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) Broadband
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
1 1 (4.55%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
1 3 (13.64%) Service Management
2 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Change Control
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam