The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wakefield region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 7 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.90% 14.29% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 15.00% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £165 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Job Titles Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
26 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 89.66% 95.24% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 7
Average daily rate £225 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £204 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Support Engineer
West Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Engineer across the Wakefield region.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer across the Wakefield region.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Support Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco