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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 62 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.41% 2.56% 3.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 2.76% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 8
Average daily rate £200 £228 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £226 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £230 £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £28.00 £11.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.47% -58.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.09
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.71%
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
671 362 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 94.37% 92.82% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 236 179
Average daily rate £375 £365 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +46.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 33
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.40 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.97% -9.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.32 £37.45 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -24 9 £200 -11.11% 1
Sunderland 0 1 - -
Support Engineer
North East

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) ITIL
2 19 (59.38%) VMware
3 18 (56.25%) SAN
3 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
5 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (37.50%) Service Management
7 11 (34.38%) Cisco
8 10 (31.25%) Migration
8 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
8 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (28.13%) NetBackup
9 9 (28.13%) Celerra
9 9 (28.13%) EMC VNX
9 9 (28.13%) NAS
9 9 (28.13%) Replication
9 9 (28.13%) CLARiiON
9 9 (28.13%) Symmetrix
9 9 (28.13%) Veritas
9 9 (28.13%) EMC
9 9 (28.13%) AIX
9 9 (28.13%) Solaris
10 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
11 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (21.88%) Unix
12 6 (18.75%) Data Migration
13 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
14 4 (12.50%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
1 2 (6.25%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) SAN
2 9 (28.13%) NAS
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) Skype
4 1 (3.13%) VLAN
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.13%) Banking
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Celerra
1 9 (28.13%) CLARiiON
1 9 (28.13%) EMC VNX
1 9 (28.13%) Replication
1 9 (28.13%) Symmetrix
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 9 (28.13%) AIX
3 9 (28.13%) Solaris
4 7 (21.88%) Unix
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.38%) Linux
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) ITIL
2 12 (37.50%) Service Management
3 10 (31.25%) Migration
4 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (18.75%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) Perl
1 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) RHCE
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.38%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) VMware
2 11 (34.38%) Cisco
3 9 (28.13%) EMC
3 9 (28.13%) Veritas
4 4 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) Apple
6 1 (3.13%) Aruba
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya
6 1 (3.13%) CA
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) Remedy
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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