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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 94 80 89
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 16 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.79% 1.50% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.59% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 1
Average daily rate £250 £240 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.60 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £15.17 £12.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 1634 1471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 94.99% 94.56% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1129 889
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 59 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.53 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £33.00 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -19 12 £233 -3.12% 5
Bradford +4 1 - -
Wakefield -4 1 - - 1
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 13 (30.95%) VMware
6 10 (23.81%) Finance
7 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 7 (16.67%) MS Office
10 6 (14.29%) SQL
10 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 5 (11.90%) ITIL
11 5 (11.90%) Cisco
11 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
11 5 (11.90%) DNS
11 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
11 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
12 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (9.52%) Patch Management
12 4 (9.52%) CCNA
12 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
12 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
12 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
12 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (7.14%) Intel
13 3 (7.14%) Citrix
13 3 (7.14%) AS400

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) IBM Domino
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.76%) Lync
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 7 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) DNS
1 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.14%) DHCP
2 3 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (4.76%) 2G
3 2 (4.76%) 3G
3 2 (4.76%) 4G
3 2 (4.76%) GSM
3 2 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (4.76%) UMTS
3 2 (4.76%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) BGP
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) GPON
4 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.38%) MPLS
4 1 (2.38%) OSPF
4 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Advertising
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.14%) AS400
2 3 (7.14%) iSeries
3 2 (4.76%) Statistics
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) e-Health
4 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
7 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
8 3 (7.14%) Unix
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Patch Management
3 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Migration
3 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) C
3 2 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) CCNA
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.76%) CCNP
2 2 (4.76%) MCSE
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCP
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.38%) OpenView
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
1 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.95%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) IBM
4 3 (7.14%) Intel
4 3 (7.14%) SAP
5 2 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.38%) BT
6 1 (2.38%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.38%) F5
6 1 (2.38%) NEC
6 1 (2.38%) NetQoS
6 1 (2.38%) Nokia
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle