The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Yorkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 24 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 11 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.50% 3.23% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 3.52% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate
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£120 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £206 £203 £218
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.98 £109.99 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.29% +546.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.54
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.24%
Job Titles Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
296 284 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 94.27% 91.61% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 175 134
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +60.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.18 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield 0 3 £275 +61.76%
Barnsley +7 1 - - 1
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) IIS
2 9 (34.62%) FTP
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) XML
3 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 8 (30.77%) Firewall
4 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
5 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 5 (19.23%) MS Office
6 5 (19.23%) Citrix
7 4 (15.38%) Finance
8 3 (11.54%) VMware
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
8 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
9 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
9 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
9 2 (7.69%) Linux
9 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (7.69%) SAN
9 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (7.69%) AppSense
9 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
10 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (3.85%) QlikView

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (34.62%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) FTP
2 8 (30.77%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) QlikView
2 1 (3.85%) DataStage
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
1 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
1 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL
1 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) AppSense
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) JBoss
5 1 (3.85%) SAP