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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 35 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 96 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.58% 3.84% 3.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.51% 4.09% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 8 8
Median daily rate £260 £195 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £281 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £258 £208 £210
% change year-on-year
+24.09% -1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +103.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.15 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £42.75 £18.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
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
1128 684 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 89.03% 93.70% 92.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 428 229
Median daily rate £325 £401 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.85% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 49 27
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 £14.44 £11.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +12 93 £260 +33.33% 3
Support Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 121 (75.63%) Windows
2 93 (58.13%) ITIL
2 93 (58.13%) HP
3 90 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 89 (55.63%) Windows Server
5 81 (50.63%) Security Cleared
6 80 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 74 (46.25%) Service Delivery
7 74 (46.25%) DHCP
8 68 (42.50%) Citrix
9 66 (41.25%) SC Cleared
9 66 (41.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 65 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 58 (36.25%) VMware
12 48 (30.00%) XenApp
12 48 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 44 (27.50%) DNS
14 43 (26.88%) Unix
14 43 (26.88%) Oracle
15 42 (26.25%) Microsoft App-V
15 42 (26.25%) ThinPrint
16 41 (25.63%) IIS
17 40 (25.00%) XenServer
18 39 (24.38%) XenDesktop
19 38 (23.75%) AIX
19 38 (23.75%) Linux
19 38 (23.75%) XenMobile
20 37 (23.13%) SafeCom
20 37 (23.13%) SAP
21 36 (22.50%) Project Management

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 41 (25.63%) IIS
2 15 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 14 (8.75%) MS Exchange
4 12 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 12 (7.50%) Skype for Business
5 11 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (6.25%) Apache
6 10 (6.25%) IBM Notes
7 9 (5.63%) Office Communications Server
7 9 (5.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (5.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (3.13%) JBoss
8 5 (3.13%) MQSeries
8 5 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (3.13%) Tuxedo
8 5 (3.13%) WebSphere
8 5 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.88%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 15 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 74 (46.25%) DHCP
2 44 (27.50%) DNS
3 23 (14.38%) Firewall
4 14 (8.75%) SAN
5 11 (6.88%) TCP/IP
6 10 (6.25%) Skype
7 6 (3.75%) 3G
7 6 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (3.13%) LDAP
8 5 (3.13%) OpenLDAP
8 5 (3.13%) SSH
9 4 (2.50%) FTP
10 3 (1.88%) LAN
10 3 (1.88%) SMS
10 3 (1.88%) SSL
10 3 (1.88%) WAN
11 2 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.25%) VoIP
11 2 (1.25%) VPN
12 1 (0.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.25%) DB2
2 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.88%) MSI
2 2 (1.25%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.63%) NMock
3 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.63%) WiX
General
1 1 (0.63%) Banking
1 1 (0.63%) Finance
1 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.63%) Middleware
2 5 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (3.13%) ISPF
2 5 (3.13%) J2EE
3 2 (1.25%) .NET
3 2 (1.25%) XML
4 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 33 (20.63%) Computer Science
3 29 (18.13%) Clustering
4 7 (4.38%) CMDB
5 6 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.75%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.75%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.13%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.13%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (2.50%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.88%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.25%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.25%) HACMP
9 2 (1.25%) PKI
10 1 (0.63%) AS400
10 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 121 (75.63%) Windows
2 89 (55.63%) Windows Server
3 66 (41.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 43 (26.88%) Unix
6 38 (23.75%) AIX
6 38 (23.75%) Linux
7 30 (18.75%) Solaris
8 25 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (6.88%) Windows 7
9 11 (6.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (6.88%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.75%) Android
10 6 (3.75%) Apple iOS
10 6 (3.75%) HPUX
11 5 (3.13%) OS/390
11 5 (3.13%) zOS
12 4 (2.50%) MVS
13 2 (1.25%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (58.13%) ITIL
2 74 (46.25%) Service Delivery
3 36 (22.50%) Business Continuity
3 36 (22.50%) Project Management
4 29 (18.13%) High Availability
4 29 (18.13%) Incident Management
5 24 (15.00%) Change Management
5 24 (15.00%) Problem Management
6 16 (10.00%) Release Management
7 14 (8.75%) Configuration Management
8 12 (7.50%) ITIL V3
8 12 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (6.25%) Application Packaging
10 8 (5.00%) Content Management
10 8 (5.00%) DevOps
10 8 (5.00%) QMS
10 8 (5.00%) Quality Management
10 8 (5.00%) Security Management
10 8 (5.00%) Validation
11 7 (4.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.00%) SQL
2 16 (10.00%) Perl
3 7 (4.38%) Korn
4 6 (3.75%) Java
4 6 (3.75%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.13%) C
5 5 (3.13%) C++
5 5 (3.13%) JCL
6 4 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.50%) REXX
6 4 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.88%) VB
8 2 (1.25%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.25%) C#
8 2 (1.25%) COBOL
9 1 (0.63%) Python
9 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (50.63%) Security Cleared
2 66 (41.25%) SC Cleared
3 33 (20.63%) Degree
4 27 (16.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 24 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (8.13%) RHCE
7 11 (6.88%) MCSE
8 8 (5.00%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.25%) IBM AIX Certification
9 2 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.63%) CCA
10 1 (0.63%) CCNA
10 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.63%) MCP
10 1 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.50%) SLA
2 19 (11.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (3.75%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 80 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 48 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (30.00%) XenApp
3 42 (26.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 40 (25.00%) XenServer
5 39 (24.38%) XenDesktop
6 14 (8.75%) KVM
7 13 (8.13%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (6.88%) Terminal Services
8 11 (6.88%) vSphere
9 7 (4.38%) Hyper-V
10 5 (3.13%) NFS
11 4 (2.50%) Time Sharing Option
12 2 (1.25%) Brightmail
12 2 (1.25%) GPFS
12 2 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.63%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (23.75%) XenMobile
2 37 (23.13%) SafeCom
3 28 (17.50%) EdgeSight
4 14 (8.75%) Microsoft Clustering
5 12 (7.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 11 (6.88%) Perfmon
7 10 (6.25%) OpenView
7 10 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 9 (5.63%) Tivoli
9 8 (5.00%) HP SIM
9 8 (5.00%) NetBackup
10 7 (4.38%) SCCM
11 6 (3.75%) HP Data Protector
11 6 (3.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (1.88%) Control-M
13 3 (1.88%) HP SiteScope
14 2 (1.25%) MOM
14 2 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 1 (0.63%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 93 (58.13%) HP
2 90 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 68 (42.50%) Citrix
4 58 (36.25%) VMware
5 43 (26.88%) Oracle
6 42 (26.25%) ThinPrint
7 37 (23.13%) SAP
8 31 (19.38%) AppSense
9 30 (18.75%) Red Hat
10 22 (13.75%) IBM
11 14 (8.75%) ServiceNow
12 13 (8.13%) Symantec
13 12 (7.50%) CA
13 12 (7.50%) EMC
14 10 (6.25%) Lotus
15 6 (3.75%) Intel Security
16 5 (3.13%) Trend Micro
17 4 (2.50%) BMC
17 4 (2.50%) Lumension
17 4 (2.50%) Sun
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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