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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 79 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 16 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.94% 1.56% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.66% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 12
Average daily rate
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£218 £139 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.75% -44.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £100 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £234 £245
% change year-on-year
-10.16% -4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Average hourly rate £13.20 £10.56 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.97% -24.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £27.50 £17.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -1.61%
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
1591 1446 1843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.64% 94.08% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 765 1020
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 71 76
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 +12 12 £225 -10.00% 7
Wakefield 0 2 - -
Pontefract - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
3 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
4 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
6 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
7 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
7 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (20.59%) MS Office
8 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
8 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (17.65%) Linux
9 6 (17.65%) Service Management
9 6 (17.65%) SCCM
9 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (14.71%) SQL
10 5 (14.71%) SAN
11 4 (11.76%) Python
11 4 (11.76%) Cisco
11 4 (11.76%) EMC
11 4 (11.76%) Citrix
11 4 (11.76%) Workflow
11 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
11 4 (11.76%) CentOS
11 4 (11.76%) Splunk
12 3 (8.82%) Migration
12 3 (8.82%) VMware Server
13 2 (5.88%) ITIL
13 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) SAN
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) DSL
3 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
3 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (17.65%) Linux
6 4 (11.76%) CentOS
6 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.94%) UNIX
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.94%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
2 6 (17.65%) Service Management
3 4 (11.76%) Workflow
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (2.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) CCNA
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.94%) MCITP
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Server
4 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) VMware
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
3 4 (11.76%) EMC
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix
3 4 (11.76%) Splunk
4 2 (5.88%) Lotus
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.94%) Apple
5 1 (2.94%) Sophos
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) NetApp
5 1 (2.94%) Computacenter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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