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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 31 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 96 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.84% 2.67% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.82% 2.78% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 4 9
Median daily rate £275 £195 £222
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% -12.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £145 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £258 £277
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £208
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.82
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.13%
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
1088 575 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 88.82% 95.83% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 342 293
Median daily rate £325 £360 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £540 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 65 13
Median hourly rate £28.00 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +15 95 £275 +41.02% 3
Support Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 79 (77.45%) Windows
2 62 (60.78%) Windows Server
3 59 (57.84%) ITIL
3 59 (57.84%) Security Cleared
4 57 (55.88%) HP
5 54 (52.94%) Active Directory
6 50 (49.02%) DHCP
6 50 (49.02%) SC Cleared
7 49 (48.04%) Microsoft
8 48 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 47 (46.08%) Citrix
9 47 (46.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 45 (44.12%) Service Delivery
11 39 (38.24%) VMware
12 38 (37.25%) XenApp
13 33 (32.35%) ThinPrint
14 32 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (30.39%) XenServer
16 30 (29.41%) XenDesktop
17 29 (28.43%) DNS
18 28 (27.45%) SafeCom
18 28 (27.45%) XenMobile
19 27 (26.47%) Microsoft App-V
20 26 (25.49%) Oracle
20 26 (25.49%) Project Management
21 25 (24.51%) SAP
21 25 (24.51%) Business Continuity
22 24 (23.53%) Unix
22 24 (23.53%) IIS
23 23 (22.55%) AppSense

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 (23.53%) IIS
2 11 (10.78%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.86%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.86%) Skype for Business
4 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.90%) JBoss
5 5 (4.90%) MQSeries
5 5 (4.90%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (4.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (4.90%) Tuxedo
5 5 (4.90%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.92%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.94%) Apache
7 3 (2.94%) AquaLogic
7 3 (2.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (49.02%) DHCP
2 29 (28.43%) DNS
3 14 (13.73%) Firewall
4 10 (9.80%) SAN
5 8 (7.84%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (4.90%) 3G
7 5 (4.90%) LDAP
7 5 (4.90%) OpenLDAP
7 5 (4.90%) Skype
7 5 (4.90%) SSH
8 4 (3.92%) FTP
9 3 (2.94%) LAN
9 3 (2.94%) SMS
9 3 (2.94%) SSL
9 3 (2.94%) VoIP
9 3 (2.94%) VPN
9 3 (2.94%) WAN
10 2 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.98%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) DB2
3 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 1 (0.98%) Banking
1 1 (0.98%) Finance
1 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.76%) Middleware
2 5 (4.90%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (4.90%) ISPF
2 5 (4.90%) J2EE
3 1 (0.98%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.57%) Computer Science
2 20 (19.61%) Management Information System
3 13 (12.75%) Clustering
4 5 (4.90%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.90%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.92%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (3.92%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.96%) HACMP
7 1 (0.98%) AS400
7 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.98%) Celerra
7 1 (0.98%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.98%) CMDB
7 1 (0.98%) PKI
7 1 (0.98%) Replication
7 1 (0.98%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (77.45%) Windows
2 62 (60.78%) Windows Server
3 48 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (46.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (23.53%) Unix
6 20 (19.61%) Linux
7 19 (18.63%) AIX
8 14 (13.73%) Solaris
9 13 (12.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (9.80%) Windows 7
10 10 (9.80%) Windows XP
11 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (4.90%) OS/390
12 5 (4.90%) zOS
13 4 (3.92%) MVS
14 2 (1.96%) HPUX
14 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.98%) Android
15 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.84%) ITIL
2 45 (44.12%) Service Delivery
3 26 (25.49%) Project Management
4 25 (24.51%) Business Continuity
5 14 (13.73%) High Availability
6 13 (12.75%) Change Management
6 13 (12.75%) Problem Management
7 10 (9.80%) Incident Management
8 9 (8.82%) Release Management
9 8 (7.84%) DevOps
10 7 (6.86%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 7 (6.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (6.86%) Security Management
10 7 (6.86%) Validation
11 6 (5.88%) Defect Management
11 6 (5.88%) ITIL V3
11 6 (5.88%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.90%) Software Delivery
13 3 (2.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.67%) SQL
2 15 (14.71%) Perl
3 7 (6.86%) Korn
4 6 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.90%) C
5 5 (4.90%) C++
5 5 (4.90%) Java
5 5 (4.90%) JCL
6 4 (3.92%) REXX
7 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.96%) COBOL
8 2 (1.96%) VB
9 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 59 (57.84%) Security Cleared
2 50 (49.02%) SC Cleared
3 22 (21.57%) Degree
4 14 (13.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.88%) MCSE
6 6 (5.88%) RHCE
7 5 (4.90%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.96%) IBM AIX Certification
8 2 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.98%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.98%) CCA
9 1 (0.98%) CCNA
9 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.98%) MCP
9 1 (0.98%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) SLA
2 9 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 54 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 38 (37.25%) XenApp
3 32 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (30.39%) XenServer
5 30 (29.41%) XenDesktop
6 27 (26.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (7.84%) vSphere
8 7 (6.86%) KVM
8 7 (6.86%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (4.90%) NFS
10 4 (3.92%) Terminal Services
10 4 (3.92%) Time Sharing Option
11 2 (1.96%) Brightmail
11 2 (1.96%) GPFS
11 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
11 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.98%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 1 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (27.45%) SafeCom
1 28 (27.45%) XenMobile
2 20 (19.61%) EdgeSight
3 7 (6.86%) SCCM
4 6 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (3.92%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.92%) Perfmon
5 4 (3.92%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.94%) Control-M
6 3 (2.94%) OpenView
6 3 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.96%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.96%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (1.96%) MOM
7 2 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (55.88%) HP
2 49 (48.04%) Microsoft
3 47 (46.08%) Citrix
4 39 (38.24%) VMware
5 33 (32.35%) ThinPrint
6 26 (25.49%) Oracle
7 25 (24.51%) SAP
8 23 (22.55%) AppSense
9 18 (17.65%) Red Hat
10 16 (15.69%) IBM
11 8 (7.84%) CA
11 8 (7.84%) Symantec
12 7 (6.86%) EMC
13 6 (5.88%) ServiceNow
14 4 (3.92%) BMC
14 4 (3.92%) Intel Security
14 4 (3.92%) Sun
15 3 (2.94%) Axway
15 3 (2.94%) Fujitsu
15 3 (2.94%) Lotus
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