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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 43 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 65 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.64% 3.03% 4.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.07% 3.17% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 7 15
Median daily rate £285 £200 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -45.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £198 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £271 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £220 £240
% change year-on-year
-20.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.50% +51.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.66 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +3.44%
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
1071 695 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 92.89% 95.60% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 437 411
Median daily rate £375 £393 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 42 16
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% +31.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -3 58 £305 +52.50% 4
Sunderland 0 3 £150 - 4
Gateshead - 2 £213 -
North Tyneside - 1 - -
Support Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 112 (79.43%) Windows
2 83 (58.87%) Microsoft
3 82 (58.16%) Windows Server
4 60 (42.55%) Security Cleared
5 59 (41.84%) Active Directory
6 57 (40.43%) ITIL
7 51 (36.17%) HP
8 46 (32.62%) DHCP
8 46 (32.62%) Unix
9 45 (31.91%) VMware
10 44 (31.21%) SC Cleared
11 41 (29.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 40 (28.37%) AIX
12 40 (28.37%) SQL
13 39 (27.66%) Linux
13 39 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
14 37 (26.24%) Service Delivery
14 37 (26.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 35 (24.82%) DNS
16 34 (24.11%) Solaris
17 32 (22.70%) Citrix
18 30 (21.28%) Incident Management
19 27 (19.15%) BPSS Clearance
20 26 (18.44%) SLA
21 24 (17.02%) Oracle
21 24 (17.02%) IIS
21 24 (17.02%) Change Management
22 23 (16.31%) MS Excel
22 23 (16.31%) Problem Management
23 22 (15.60%) Windows 7

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 24 (17.02%) IIS
2 12 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.38%) WebLogic
5 8 (5.67%) Apache
5 8 (5.67%) Skype for Business
6 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (4.96%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (4.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (4.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (4.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (4.96%) WebSphere
7 6 (4.26%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.42%) Jetty
9 2 (1.42%) nginx
9 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.42%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 23 (16.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.96%) Office 365
2 6 (4.26%) IaaS
2 6 (4.26%) PaaS
2 6 (4.26%) SaaS
3 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.42%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.42%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 46 (32.62%) DHCP
2 35 (24.82%) DNS
3 18 (12.77%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.67%) Firewall
4 8 (5.67%) Skype
5 7 (4.96%) SAN
6 5 (3.55%) 3G
6 5 (3.55%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.13%) HTTP
7 3 (2.13%) SMS
7 3 (2.13%) VPN
8 2 (1.42%) FTP
8 2 (1.42%) Internet
8 2 (1.42%) Intranet
8 2 (1.42%) IPsec
8 2 (1.42%) SSL
9 1 (0.71%) ATM
9 1 (0.71%) LDAP
9 1 (0.71%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.71%) OLAP
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (7.09%) MSI
2 6 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.84%) NMock
3 4 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.84%) WiX
4 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.42%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.42%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (0.71%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.77%) Middleware
2 10 (7.09%) .NET
3 6 (4.26%) .NET Framework
3 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.55%) XML
5 4 (2.84%) Web Services
6 2 (1.42%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (1.42%) J2EE
6 2 (1.42%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) Management Information System
2 16 (11.35%) Clustering
3 12 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.38%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (6.38%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.55%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.55%) CMDB
5 5 (3.55%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.55%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.55%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 112 (79.43%) Windows
2 82 (58.16%) Windows Server
3 46 (32.62%) Unix
4 40 (28.37%) AIX
5 39 (27.66%) Linux
5 39 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (26.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (24.11%) Solaris
8 22 (15.60%) Windows 7
9 14 (9.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (9.93%) Windows XP
10 9 (6.38%) zOS
11 7 (4.96%) Android
11 7 (4.96%) Windows 8
12 6 (4.26%) Apple iOS
12 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (3.55%) HPUX
14 4 (2.84%) Windows 10
15 3 (2.13%) Windows 2000
16 2 (1.42%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (40.43%) ITIL
2 37 (26.24%) Service Delivery
3 30 (21.28%) Incident Management
4 24 (17.02%) Change Management
5 23 (16.31%) Problem Management
6 15 (10.64%) Business Continuity
6 15 (10.64%) High Availability
6 15 (10.64%) Migration
6 15 (10.64%) Project Management
7 14 (9.93%) Release Management
8 13 (9.22%) Quality Management
9 10 (7.09%) QMS
9 10 (7.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (6.38%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.96%) Content Management
11 7 (4.96%) CRM
11 7 (4.96%) DevOps
11 7 (4.96%) Open Source
11 7 (4.96%) SOA
11 7 (4.96%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.37%) SQL
2 17 (12.06%) Java
3 13 (9.22%) Perl
3 13 (9.22%) Shell Script
4 12 (8.51%) VB
5 8 (5.67%) C#
6 6 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.84%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.71%) Korn
8 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (42.55%) Security Cleared
2 44 (31.21%) SC Cleared
3 27 (19.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 15 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (8.51%) Degree
6 7 (4.96%) MCSE
6 7 (4.96%) RHCE
7 5 (3.55%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.13%) MCSA
9 1 (0.71%) CCNA
9 1 (0.71%) CCNP
9 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.44%) SLA
2 20 (14.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (6.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (41.84%) Active Directory
2 41 (29.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (15.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (14.18%) XenApp
5 14 (9.93%) XenDesktop
5 14 (9.93%) XenServer
6 8 (5.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 7 (4.96%) KVM
7 7 (4.96%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (4.26%) Hyper-V
8 6 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (4.26%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.84%) vSphere
10 3 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.42%) Xen
12 1 (0.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (10.64%) XenMobile
2 14 (9.93%) Tivoli
3 13 (9.22%) SafeCom
4 12 (8.51%) SCCM
5 11 (7.80%) EdgeSight
6 7 (4.96%) Control-M
7 6 (4.26%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (4.26%) HP SIM
7 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (4.26%) OpenView
7 6 (4.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (4.26%) Perfmon
8 5 (3.55%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (2.84%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (2.84%) NetBackup
9 4 (2.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.42%) Puppet
11 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 83 (58.87%) Microsoft
2 51 (36.17%) HP
3 45 (31.91%) VMware
4 32 (22.70%) Citrix
5 24 (17.02%) Oracle
6 17 (12.06%) ThinPrint
7 16 (11.35%) AppSense
7 16 (11.35%) Red Hat
7 16 (11.35%) SAP
8 15 (10.64%) CA
8 15 (10.64%) IBM
9 14 (9.93%) ServiceNow
10 6 (4.26%) EMC
10 6 (4.26%) Lotus
11 5 (3.55%) Symantec
11 5 (3.55%) Trend Micro
12 4 (2.84%) Cisco
13 2 (1.42%) Google
13 2 (1.42%) Intel Security
14 1 (0.71%) Lumension
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