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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 61 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 41 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.40% 0.56% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 0.60% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 2
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£175 £170 £126
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +34.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £107 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £244 £145
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £235 £218
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £13.55
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 - £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 - £18.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -7.53%
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
1586 1490 1567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.80% 93.36% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 871 803
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 54 76
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.64 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.93 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £27.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 November 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 November 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 +13 31 £175 +2.94% 7
Wakefield +3 6 - -
Bradford -4 1 - -
Halifax - 1 - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Ilkley - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 35 (61.40%) Windows
2 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
3 18 (31.58%) Windows 7
4 17 (29.82%) MS Exchange
5 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
6 15 (26.32%) Windows XP
6 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (22.81%) Linux
8 12 (21.05%) MS Office
8 12 (21.05%) VMware
9 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (12.28%) UNIX
10 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
10 7 (12.28%) Windows 8
11 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (10.53%) Service Management
11 6 (10.53%) ITIL
11 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
12 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (8.77%) AIX
12 5 (8.77%) Solaris
12 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
12 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
12 5 (8.77%) HP
12 5 (8.77%) Citrix
12 5 (8.77%) Sophos
12 5 (8.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (7.02%) Blackberry
13 4 (7.02%) NetApp

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (29.82%) MS Exchange
2 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.26%) Lync
5 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.75%) IIS
6 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Office
2 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) LAN
1 3 (5.26%) VoIP
1 3 (5.26%) WAN
1 3 (5.26%) SAN
2 2 (3.51%) Extranet
2 2 (3.51%) VPN
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.75%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) S/MIME
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) DHCP
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (3.51%) Law
1 2 (3.51%) Legal
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.26%) NHS
3 2 (3.51%) iPad
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Windows
2 18 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 15 (26.32%) Windows XP
4 13 (22.81%) Linux
5 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (12.28%) UNIX
6 7 (12.28%) Windows 8
7 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (8.77%) AIX
8 5 (8.77%) Solaris
8 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (7.02%) CentOS
10 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
10 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
10 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (3.51%) Debian
12 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.53%) ITIL
1 6 (10.53%) Service Management
1 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
2 3 (5.26%) Workflow
3 2 (3.51%) Migration
3 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
3 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
4 1 (1.75%) ERP
4 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.75%) ITSM
4 1 (1.75%) Time Management
4 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.51%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.51%) MCDST
3 2 (3.51%) MCP
4 1 (1.75%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) XenApp
3 2 (3.51%) vSphere
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.75%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.75%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.05%) VMware
3 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.77%) HP
4 5 (8.77%) Citrix
4 5 (8.77%) Sophos
5 4 (7.02%) NetApp
5 4 (7.02%) Cisco
6 3 (5.26%) Apple
7 2 (3.51%) Symantec
7 2 (3.51%) Nortel
7 2 (3.51%) Splunk
8 1 (1.75%) EMC
8 1 (1.75%) Siemens
8 1 (1.75%) BMC
8 1 (1.75%) Epicor
8 1 (1.75%) Remedy
8 1 (1.75%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.75%) Google
8 1 (1.75%) Postini
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