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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 103 102 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.92% 1.14% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.19% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 11
Median daily rate £300 £240 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £126 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £245 £218 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.38% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Median hourly rate £9.23 £16.68 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.66% +58.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
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
1789 2182 1578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.55% 96.00% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1473 947
Median daily rate £380 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 97 78
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £21.53 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -5 10 £300 +25.00% 7
Wakefield -3 4 £325 -
Bradford +14 1 £360 -
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco
3 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
4 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
5 6 (18.18%) SQL
5 6 (18.18%) VPN
5 6 (18.18%) Firewall
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (15.15%) WAN
6 5 (15.15%) LAN
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (12.12%) Linux
7 4 (12.12%) ITIL
7 4 (12.12%) CCNA
8 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 3 (9.09%) CCIE
8 3 (9.09%) CCNP
8 3 (9.09%) SAN
8 3 (9.09%) Citrix
8 3 (9.09%) MPLS
8 3 (9.09%) BGP
8 3 (9.09%) C
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle
8 3 (9.09%) MS Office

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 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
1 6 (18.18%) VPN
2 5 (15.15%) LAN
2 5 (15.15%) WAN
3 3 (9.09%) BGP
3 3 (9.09%) MPLS
3 3 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
4 2 (6.06%) Network Security
4 2 (6.06%) SSL
4 2 (6.06%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) 2G
5 1 (3.03%) 4G
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) FTP
5 1 (3.03%) OpenScape
5 1 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Statistics
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) Linux
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) CentOS
5 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (3.03%) Data Mapping
4 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.03%) ERP
4 1 (3.03%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Server Patching
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) C
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.12%) CCNA
3 3 (9.09%) CCIE
3 3 (9.09%) CCNP
3 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.06%) CCDA
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.03%) vCloud
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Grafana
1 2 (6.06%) Nagios
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
1 10 (30.30%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) Citrix
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) Splunk
3 2 (6.06%) Symantec
4 1 (3.03%) Akamai
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.03%) NetApp
4 1 (3.03%) Nokia
4 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.03%) Toshiba
4 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard
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