The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 104 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 18 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.83% 0.89% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.95% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 6
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£198 £185 £139
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £161 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £233 £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £205 £216
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Average hourly rate £15.86 £18.60 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% +63.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.26 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+3.91% -3.09%
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

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
2018 1587 1425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.87% 93.68% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1425 1001 751
Average daily rate £360 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 57 63
Average hourly rate £13.18 £13.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% -24.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Leeds -23 13 £200 +8.10% 4
Halifax +3 2 £250 +72.41%
Bradford - 1 - -
Pontefract - 1 £120 -
Wakefield - 1 £150 - 1
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (33.33%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) ITIL
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 9 (21.43%) SLA
5 9 (21.43%) Change Management
5 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
6 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
7 7 (16.67%) GPRS
7 7 (16.67%) GSM
7 7 (16.67%) UMTS
7 7 (16.67%) MS Office
7 7 (16.67%) 3G
7 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 7 (16.67%) Amdocs
7 7 (16.67%) Network Architecture
7 7 (16.67%) LTE
7 7 (16.67%) Fault Management
8 6 (14.29%) CentOS
8 6 (14.29%) HSPA
8 6 (14.29%) Finance
8 6 (14.29%) 2G
8 6 (14.29%) Ubuntu
8 6 (14.29%) SAN
9 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (11.90%) MS Excel

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) GPRS
1 7 (16.67%) GSM
1 7 (16.67%) UMTS
1 7 (16.67%) 3G
1 7 (16.67%) LTE
2 6 (14.29%) 2G
2 6 (14.29%) HSPA
2 6 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (7.14%) LAN
3 3 (7.14%) WAN
3 3 (7.14%) DHCP
4 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.76%) Intranet
4 2 (4.76%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) SSL
4 2 (4.76%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) LDAP
4 2 (4.76%) Extranet
5 1 (2.38%) Internet
5 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Law
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) NHS
2 2 (4.76%) Smartcard
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Replication
2 2 (4.76%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 6 (14.29%) CentOS
6 6 (14.29%) Ubuntu
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.52%) UNIX
7 4 (9.52%) Linux
8 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.38%) Solaris
10 1 (2.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Change Management
3 7 (16.67%) Fault Management
3 7 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.90%) Workflow
4 5 (11.90%) Service Management
5 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.38%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.38%) Process Management
7 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.38%) Migration
7 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) VB
2 3 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) Python
3 2 (4.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 2 (4.76%) VB6
4 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (7.14%) MCP
2 3 (7.14%) MCSE
2 3 (7.14%) CCNA
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.14%) MCITP
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.76%) MCDST
3 2 (4.76%) MCTS
4 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Server
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.38%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.38%) Netcool
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) VMware
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Amdocs
4 4 (9.52%) Splunk
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) Veritas
7 1 (2.38%) Lotus
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.38%) Mapinfo
7 1 (2.38%) SAP
7 1 (2.38%) Sun