The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Tyne and Wear region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 33 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 114 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.10% 3.49% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.23% 3.67% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 7 12
Median daily rate £275 £190 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -21.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £155 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £278 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £215 £210
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +13.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.70 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +9.67%
Support Engineer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1235 600 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.78% 95.09% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 376 271
Median daily rate £323 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.24% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 64 20
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £10.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Tyne and Wear region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 111 £275 +44.73% 4
Support Engineer
North East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 92 (74.19%) Windows
2 77 (62.10%) ITIL
3 74 (59.68%) HP
4 69 (55.65%) Windows Server
5 67 (54.03%) Active Directory
5 67 (54.03%) Security Cleared
6 63 (50.81%) Microsoft
7 62 (50.00%) DHCP
8 60 (48.39%) Service Delivery
9 58 (46.77%) Citrix
10 56 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 56 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 55 (44.35%) SC Cleared
12 48 (38.71%) VMware
13 43 (34.68%) XenApp
14 41 (33.06%) VMware Infrastructure
15 38 (30.65%) ThinPrint
16 36 (29.03%) XenServer
16 36 (29.03%) Microsoft App-V
16 36 (29.03%) DNS
17 35 (28.23%) Oracle
17 35 (28.23%) XenDesktop
18 34 (27.42%) IIS
19 33 (26.61%) SafeCom
19 33 (26.61%) XenMobile
20 31 (25.00%) SAP
20 31 (25.00%) Project Management
20 31 (25.00%) Business Continuity
21 29 (23.39%) Management Information System
22 27 (21.77%) AppSense

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 34 (27.42%) IIS
2 11 (8.87%) WebLogic
3 10 (8.06%) MS Exchange
4 9 (7.26%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.26%) Skype for Business
5 8 (6.45%) Apache
5 8 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.45%) IBM Notes
6 6 (4.84%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (4.03%) JBoss
7 5 (4.03%) MQSeries
7 5 (4.03%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (4.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (4.03%) Tuxedo
7 5 (4.03%) WebSphere
7 5 (4.03%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.42%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (50.00%) DHCP
2 36 (29.03%) DNS
3 21 (16.94%) Firewall
4 12 (9.68%) SAN
5 9 (7.26%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.65%) Skype
7 5 (4.03%) 3G
7 5 (4.03%) LDAP
7 5 (4.03%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (4.03%) SSH
7 5 (4.03%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (3.23%) FTP
9 3 (2.42%) LAN
9 3 (2.42%) SMS
9 3 (2.42%) SSL
9 3 (2.42%) WAN
10 2 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.61%) VoIP
10 2 (1.61%) VPN
11 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.61%) DB2
2 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MSI
General
1 1 (0.81%) Banking
1 1 (0.81%) Finance
1 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.52%) Middleware
2 5 (4.03%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (4.03%) ISPF
2 5 (4.03%) J2EE
3 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.39%) Management Information System
2 26 (20.97%) Computer Science
3 23 (18.55%) Clustering
4 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.03%) CMDB
5 5 (4.03%) Fat Client
5 5 (4.03%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (3.23%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.61%) HACMP
7 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.81%) AS400
8 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 92 (74.19%) Windows
2 69 (55.65%) Windows Server
3 56 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 56 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (20.97%) Linux
4 26 (20.97%) Unix
5 23 (18.55%) AIX
6 18 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (12.10%) Solaris
8 10 (8.06%) Windows XP
9 9 (7.26%) Windows 7
9 9 (7.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (4.03%) OS/390
10 5 (4.03%) zOS
11 4 (3.23%) MVS
12 2 (1.61%) Android
12 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.61%) HPUX
12 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (62.10%) ITIL
2 60 (48.39%) Service Delivery
3 31 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 31 (25.00%) Project Management
4 23 (18.55%) High Availability
5 18 (14.52%) Change Management
5 18 (14.52%) Problem Management
6 16 (12.90%) Incident Management
7 12 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 12 (9.68%) Release Management
8 10 (8.06%) ITIL V3
9 8 (6.45%) Application Packaging
9 8 (6.45%) DevOps
9 8 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (5.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.65%) Security Management
10 7 (5.65%) Validation
11 6 (4.84%) Defect Management
11 6 (4.84%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.03%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.35%) SQL
2 15 (12.10%) Perl
3 7 (5.65%) Korn
4 6 (4.84%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.03%) C
5 5 (4.03%) C++
5 5 (4.03%) Java
5 5 (4.03%) JCL
6 4 (3.23%) REXX
7 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.42%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.61%) COBOL
8 2 (1.61%) VB
9 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 67 (54.03%) Security Cleared
2 55 (44.35%) SC Cleared
3 26 (20.97%) Degree
4 19 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (8.06%) RHCE
7 8 (6.45%) MCSE
8 6 (4.84%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.61%) IBM AIX Certification
9 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) CCA
10 1 (0.81%) CCNA
10 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.81%) MCP
10 1 (0.81%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.13%) SLA
2 11 (8.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 67 (54.03%) Active Directory
2 43 (34.68%) XenApp
3 41 (33.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (29.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 36 (29.03%) XenServer
5 35 (28.23%) XenDesktop
6 11 (8.87%) KVM
6 11 (8.87%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (8.06%) vSphere
8 9 (7.26%) Terminal Services
9 5 (4.03%) NFS
10 4 (3.23%) Hyper-V
10 4 (3.23%) Time Sharing Option
11 2 (1.61%) Brightmail
11 2 (1.61%) GPFS
11 2 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.81%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (26.61%) SafeCom
1 33 (26.61%) XenMobile
2 24 (19.35%) EdgeSight
3 12 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (8.06%) EMC NetWorker
5 9 (7.26%) Perfmon
6 8 (6.45%) OpenView
6 8 (6.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (6.45%) SCCM
7 6 (4.84%) HP SIM
8 4 (3.23%) NetBackup
8 4 (3.23%) Tivoli
9 3 (2.42%) Control-M
9 3 (2.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.61%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (1.61%) MOM
10 2 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 74 (59.68%) HP
2 63 (50.81%) Microsoft
3 58 (46.77%) Citrix
4 48 (38.71%) VMware
5 38 (30.65%) ThinPrint
6 35 (28.23%) Oracle
7 31 (25.00%) SAP
8 27 (21.77%) AppSense
9 23 (18.55%) Red Hat
10 19 (15.32%) IBM
11 10 (8.06%) EMC
12 8 (6.45%) CA
12 8 (6.45%) Lotus
12 8 (6.45%) Symantec
13 7 (5.65%) ServiceNow
14 4 (3.23%) BMC
14 4 (3.23%) Intel Security
14 4 (3.23%) Sun
15 3 (2.42%) Axway
15 3 (2.42%) Fujitsu
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