The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 28 July 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 Tyne and Wear 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 29 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 16 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.36% 2.43% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 2.66% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
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£325 £201 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.49% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £160 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £242 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £225 £219
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.25 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +5.00%
Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
336 188 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 91.55% 91.26% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 82 176
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 30
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -27.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £21.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Engineer
North East

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Newcastle upon Tyne -6 12 £325 +61.49% 7
South Shields - - - -
Support Engineer
North East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) UNIX
2 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) ITIL
4 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
4 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (21.43%) Solaris
7 6 (21.43%) SAN
7 6 (21.43%) Veritas
7 6 (21.43%) Service Management
7 6 (21.43%) VMware
8 5 (17.86%) NetBackup
8 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
8 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (17.86%) HP
8 5 (17.86%) Linux
8 5 (17.86%) AIX
9 4 (14.29%) DTS
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.29%) MS Office
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco
9 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 4 (14.29%) Firewall
9 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) LDAP
4 2 (7.14%) SSH
4 2 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (3.57%) Junos
5 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.29%) DTS
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) DCOM
2 1 (3.57%) ActiveX
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
2 1 (3.57%) Ajax
2 1 (3.57%) jQuery
2 1 (3.57%) HTML5
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) UNIX
3 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
4 6 (21.43%) Solaris
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) AIX
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) VME
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Service Management
3 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Network Management
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Perl
2 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.14%) COBOL
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 2 (7.14%) Korn
4 1 (3.57%) JCL
4 1 (3.57%) VB6
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.57%) MCT
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) NFS
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.71%) Unicenter
3 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Veritas
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (17.86%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) CA
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) JBoss
6 2 (7.14%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.57%) McAfee
7 1 (3.57%) TippingPoint
7 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.57%) F5
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