The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 41 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 27 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.70% 3.97% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 4.32% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Average daily rate
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£190 £325 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +61.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £202 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £408 £242
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £208 £225
% change year-on-year
- -7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.03 £15.76
% change year-on-year
+6.48% -4.66%
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
651 347 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 89.18% 91.80% 91.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 229 81
Average daily rate £410 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.49% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £450 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £8.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 23 £190 -41.53% 2
Sunderland -4 1 - -
Support Engineer
North East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
4 13 (35.14%) DHCP
5 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
6 10 (27.03%) DV Cleared
6 10 (27.03%) ITIL
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
7 9 (24.32%) DNS
7 9 (24.32%) Incident Management
7 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
8 8 (21.62%) Change Management
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
8 8 (21.62%) VB
8 8 (21.62%) CA
9 7 (18.92%) UNIX
10 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
10 6 (16.22%) Linux
10 6 (16.22%) HP
10 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
10 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
10 6 (16.22%) Change Control
11 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
11 5 (13.51%) Tivoli
11 5 (13.51%) IBM
11 5 (13.51%) Citrix
11 5 (13.51%) Perl
11 5 (13.51%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) DHCP
2 9 (24.32%) DNS
3 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) FTP
5 2 (5.41%) 3G
5 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.41%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.70%) NAS
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) DTS
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Military
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
4 7 (18.92%) UNIX
5 6 (16.22%) Linux
5 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (10.81%) AIX
7 4 (10.81%) Solaris
8 3 (8.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Incident Management
3 8 (21.62%) Change Management
4 6 (16.22%) Change Control
5 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Server Building
7 3 (8.11%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (8.11%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.70%) Validation
8 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.70%) Service Management
8 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
1 8 (21.62%) VB
2 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
3 5 (13.51%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) VB6
4 3 (8.11%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (27.03%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.70%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) XenApp
3 3 (8.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Tivoli
2 4 (10.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (10.81%) Unicenter
3 3 (8.11%) SCCM
4 2 (5.41%) SCOM
4 2 (5.41%) MOM
4 2 (5.41%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.70%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) CA
3 6 (16.22%) HP
4 5 (13.51%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) IBM
5 4 (10.81%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) AppSense
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) Siemens
7 1 (2.70%) Veritas
7 1 (2.70%) Lotus
7 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec
7 1 (2.70%) McAfee
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