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 24 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 40 67 39
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 46 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.42% 0.72% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.71% 0.76% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 1
Median daily rate £210 £180 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £239 £220
% change year-on-year
-16.23% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
686 654 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 95.81% 94.78% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 430 240
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £531 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 11 21
Median hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.43 £9.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £21.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +22 39 £280 +55.55% 4
Sunderland +6 7 £125 -
Support Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 81 (79.41%) Windows
2 59 (57.84%) Windows Server
3 51 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 46 (45.10%) Active Directory
5 39 (38.24%) Microsoft
6 35 (34.31%) SQL
7 34 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 34 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 31 (30.39%) DNS
9 30 (29.41%) VMware
10 29 (28.43%) Migration
10 29 (28.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (27.45%) ITIL
12 26 (25.49%) DHCP
13 25 (24.51%) TCP/IP
14 24 (23.53%) Unix
14 24 (23.53%) Linux
15 23 (22.55%) SCCM
15 23 (22.55%) MS Excel
16 22 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (18.63%) Java
19 15 (14.71%) Perl
19 15 (14.71%) Change Management
20 14 (13.73%) Citrix
20 14 (13.73%) AIX
20 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
21 13 (12.75%) Problem Management
21 13 (12.75%) HP SiteScope
21 13 (12.75%) Windows XP

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 6 (5.88%) IIS
1 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.94%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.96%) Apache
5 2 (1.96%) Jetty
5 2 (1.96%) Mongrel
5 2 (1.96%) nginx
5 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.98%) JBoss
6 1 (0.98%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.98%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (22.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.80%) IaaS
1 10 (9.80%) PaaS
1 10 (9.80%) SaaS
2 8 (7.84%) Office 365
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.96%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.96%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 31 (30.39%) DNS
2 26 (25.49%) DHCP
3 25 (24.51%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.92%) 3G
4 4 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.94%) SMS
5 3 (2.94%) VPN
6 2 (1.96%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.96%) Firewall
6 2 (1.96%) FTP
6 2 (1.96%) HTTP
6 2 (1.96%) IPsec
6 2 (1.96%) LAN
6 2 (1.96%) SSL
6 2 (1.96%) WAN
6 2 (1.96%) Wireless
7 1 (0.98%) Node B
7 1 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.98%) Skype
7 1 (0.98%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.98%) OLAP
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.94%) MSI
2 3 (2.94%) NMock
2 3 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.94%) WiX
3 2 (1.96%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (0.98%) Banking
1 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) .NET
2 5 (4.90%) .NET Framework
2 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.94%) Web Services
3 3 (2.94%) XML
4 2 (1.96%) J2EE
4 2 (1.96%) Servlets
5 1 (0.98%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Mainframe
2 9 (8.82%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (3.92%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.92%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) Clustering
5 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 81 (79.41%) Windows
2 59 (57.84%) Windows Server
3 34 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 24 (23.53%) Linux
4 24 (23.53%) Unix
5 22 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (13.73%) AIX
8 13 (12.75%) Windows XP
9 11 (10.78%) Solaris
10 9 (8.82%) zOS
11 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (6.86%) Windows 8
13 4 (3.92%) Windows 10
14 3 (2.94%) Windows 2000
15 2 (1.96%) Android
15 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.98%) MVS
16 1 (0.98%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) Migration
2 28 (27.45%) ITIL
3 15 (14.71%) Change Management
4 13 (12.75%) Problem Management
5 12 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
6 11 (10.78%) DevOps
6 11 (10.78%) Open Source
7 8 (7.84%) Data Management
7 8 (7.84%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.86%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.88%) Validation
10 5 (4.90%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.90%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.90%) Quality Management
10 5 (4.90%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.92%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (3.92%) Release Management
11 4 (3.92%) Software Delivery
11 4 (3.92%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.31%) SQL
2 19 (18.63%) Java
3 15 (14.71%) Perl
4 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
5 12 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 11 (10.78%) VB
7 6 (5.88%) C#
8 3 (2.94%) C
8 3 (2.94%) Python
8 3 (2.94%) Ruby
8 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.98%) Korn
9 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.90%) DBS Check
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.92%) MCSA
6 3 (2.94%) CCNA
6 3 (2.94%) CCNP
6 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.94%) MCSE
7 2 (1.96%) CCIE
7 2 (1.96%) CCSA
7 2 (1.96%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) SLA
2 6 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (45.10%) Active Directory
2 29 (28.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.80%) XenApp
4 8 (7.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (4.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (4.90%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.94%) vSphere
7 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.96%) Xen
7 2 (1.96%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.96%) XenServer
8 1 (0.98%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (22.55%) SCCM
2 13 (12.75%) HP SiteScope
3 9 (8.82%) Tivoli
4 7 (6.86%) Control-M
5 5 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.92%) Backup Exec
6 4 (3.92%) Puppet
7 2 (1.96%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.98%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 30 (29.41%) VMware
3 14 (13.73%) Citrix
4 10 (9.80%) HP
5 9 (8.82%) CA
6 8 (7.84%) IBM
7 5 (4.90%) AppSense
8 4 (3.92%) Cisco
8 4 (3.92%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.92%) ThinPrint
9 3 (2.94%) Oracle
10 2 (1.96%) Aruba
10 2 (1.96%) F5
10 2 (1.96%) Google
10 2 (1.96%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.96%) SAP
11 1 (0.98%) Amdocs
11 1 (0.98%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.98%) Trend Micro
11 1 (0.98%) Virgin Media
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