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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 98 91 87
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.95% 1.35% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.42% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 13
Median daily rate £263 £180 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £120 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Median hourly rate £10.88 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
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
1915 1896 1677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.75% 94.80% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1330 1192 1095
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 72
Median hourly rate £11.75 £13.87 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.28% +6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £9.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 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
Leeds -9 18 £263 +64.06% 15
Bradford +20 1 - -
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (58.82%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 10 (29.41%) VMware
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
6 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
7 6 (17.65%) MS Office
7 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
8 5 (14.71%) ITIL
8 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
8 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
9 4 (11.76%) Law
9 4 (11.76%) C
9 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
10 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
10 3 (8.82%) Extranet
10 3 (8.82%) SLA
10 3 (8.82%) Cisco
10 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
10 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
10 3 (8.82%) Document Management
10 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
10 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
11 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
11 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (5.88%) Windows 8

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 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Maximo
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Extranet
2 2 (5.88%) BGP
2 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
2 2 (5.88%) LAN
2 2 (5.88%) OSPF
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.94%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) FTP
3 1 (2.94%) GPON
3 1 (2.94%) Network Security
3 1 (2.94%) RIP
3 1 (2.94%) TACACS
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (11.76%) Law
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.94%) e-Health
2 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
4 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.94%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.94%) Unix
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Document Management
2 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
2 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.88%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mapping
4 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) CCNA
1 2 (5.88%) CCNP
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.94%) OpenView
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Citrix
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (2.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (2.94%) BT
5 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.94%) F5
5 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.94%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) NEC
5 1 (2.94%) NetQoS
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.94%) Sourcefire
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £9 - £11 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago