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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 110 105 77
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 12 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.60% 0.93% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.97% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 8
Median daily rate £325 £195 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £126 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £266 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £208 £215
% change year-on-year
+25.30% -3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £9.23 £15.86 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.80% +20.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.88% +5.13%
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
1923 2164 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.83% 95.58% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1491 992
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 85 71
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -5.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -10 7 £300 +50.00% 6
Wakefield -4 2 £325 +116.66%
Bradford +9 1 £360 - 1
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (57.14%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (31.43%) VMware
5 10 (28.57%) Cisco
5 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
6 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
7 7 (20.00%) VPN
8 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (17.14%) SQL
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (14.29%) ITIL
9 5 (14.29%) LAN
9 5 (14.29%) WAN
9 5 (14.29%) Firewall
10 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle
10 4 (11.43%) CCNA
10 4 (11.43%) Citrix
10 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
11 3 (8.57%) BGP
11 3 (8.57%) Symantec
11 3 (8.57%) MPLS
11 3 (8.57%) C
11 3 (8.57%) MS Office
11 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
11 3 (8.57%) Linux

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 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) VPN
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 5 (14.29%) LAN
2 5 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (8.57%) BGP
3 3 (8.57%) MPLS
4 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
4 2 (5.71%) Network Security
4 2 (5.71%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) SSL
4 2 (5.71%) VLAN
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) Extranet
5 1 (2.86%) FTP
5 1 (2.86%) OpenScape
5 1 (2.86%) OSPF
5 1 (2.86%) TACACS
5 1 (2.86%) Telepresence
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
5 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (5.71%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) CGI
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.57%) Linux
6 3 (8.57%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.86%) CentOS
8 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
2 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (2.86%) Data Mapping
4 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Document Management
4 1 (2.86%) ERP
4 1 (2.86%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.86%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.86%) Server Patching
4 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C
3 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.43%) CCNA
3 3 (8.57%) CCIE
3 3 (8.57%) CCNP
4 2 (5.71%) CCDA
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.86%) MCP
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.86%) vCloud
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.86%) Grafana
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 10 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) Symantec
6 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.71%) HP
6 2 (5.71%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) Akamai
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.86%) Juniper
7 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.86%) Progress
7 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.86%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.86%) Splunk
7 1 (2.86%) Toshiba
7 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard
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