The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 87 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 10 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.70% 0.98% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.02% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 12
Median daily rate £235 £250 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £199 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £250 £220
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1379 1857 1680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.30% 96.22% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 1259 1112
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 66 76
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.38 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Leeds -6 9 £250 - 5
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (31.43%) VMware
4 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 10 (28.57%) Citrix
5 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (20.00%) Firewall
7 7 (20.00%) DNS
7 7 (20.00%) DHCP
8 6 (17.14%) vSphere
8 6 (17.14%) Server Building
8 6 (17.14%) ThinPrint
8 6 (17.14%) WAN
8 6 (17.14%) LAN
8 6 (17.14%) SQL
8 6 (17.14%) XenApp
8 6 (17.14%) XenDesktop
9 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco
9 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
10 4 (11.43%) Driving Licence
10 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
10 4 (11.43%) Migration
11 3 (8.57%) SCCM
11 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
11 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
11 3 (8.57%) Novell

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) SAS
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) DHCP
1 7 (20.00%) DNS
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) LAN
2 6 (17.14%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) 2G
4 1 (2.86%) 3G
4 1 (2.86%) 4G
4 1 (2.86%) ATM
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.86%) GSM
4 1 (2.86%) Intranet
4 1 (2.86%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) UMTS
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) MS Access
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.71%) Linux
7 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.86%) CentOS
8 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Server Building
2 4 (11.43%) Migration
3 2 (5.71%) Analytics
3 2 (5.71%) Business Analytics
3 2 (5.71%) Change Management
3 2 (5.71%) Time Management
4 1 (2.86%) Coaching
4 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.86%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (2.86%) DevOps
4 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.86%) Email Migration
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL
4 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.86%) Release Management
4 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) SDLC
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) VBA
3 2 (5.71%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) CCNP
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) DBS Check
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) MCAD
2 2 (5.71%) MCSD
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) CCIE
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) CCSE
3 1 (2.86%) CCSP
3 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) vSphere
2 6 (17.14%) XenApp
2 6 (17.14%) XenDesktop
3 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Grafana
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) VMware
2 10 (28.57%) Citrix
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) ThinPrint
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (8.57%) Novell
6 2 (5.71%) Alterian
6 2 (5.71%) Apple
6 2 (5.71%) Dell
6 2 (5.71%) HP
6 2 (5.71%) Veeam
7 1 (2.86%) Aruba
7 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.86%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.86%) F5
7 1 (2.86%) Juniper
7 1 (2.86%) Nokia
7 1 (2.86%) Nortel
7 1 (2.86%) Samsung
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