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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 87 86 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 30 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.53% 0.96% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.03% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 4
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£200 £185 £171
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £105 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £208 £250
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -17.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £15.35
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +2.60%
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
1811 1649 1227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.16% 93.06% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1203 1094 632
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 60 57
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 +2 24 £160 -13.51% 8
Halifax - 4 £200 - 3
Wakefield +3 1 - - 2
Bradford -16 1 £100 -
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) VMware
3 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
3 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
6 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
7 10 (20.83%) SAN
8 9 (18.75%) SLA
8 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 8 (16.67%) ITIL
9 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 7 (14.58%) Finance
10 7 (14.58%) Change Management
10 7 (14.58%) Cisco
10 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
10 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (12.50%) SQL
11 6 (12.50%) UMTS
11 6 (12.50%) GPRS
11 6 (12.50%) GSM
11 6 (12.50%) 3G
11 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 6 (12.50%) 2G
11 6 (12.50%) Amdocs
11 6 (12.50%) CentOS
11 6 (12.50%) Network Architecture
11 6 (12.50%) HSPA
11 6 (12.50%) LTE

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.17%) Lync
6 1 (2.08%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) SAN
2 6 (12.50%) UMTS
2 6 (12.50%) GPRS
2 6 (12.50%) GSM
2 6 (12.50%) 3G
2 6 (12.50%) 2G
2 6 (12.50%) HSPA
2 6 (12.50%) LTE
3 5 (10.42%) LAN
3 5 (10.42%) WAN
4 4 (8.33%) VPN
5 3 (6.25%) DHCP
5 3 (6.25%) VoIP
6 2 (4.17%) LDAP
6 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.17%) Intranet
6 2 (4.17%) DNS
6 2 (4.17%) SSL
6 2 (4.17%) Firewall
7 1 (2.08%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) NHS
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Smartcard
2 2 (4.17%) Replication
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
5 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (12.50%) CentOS
7 6 (12.50%) Ubuntu
8 4 (8.33%) UNIX
8 4 (8.33%) Linux
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.08%) Debian
10 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) Change Management
3 6 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 6 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 6 (12.50%) Fault Management
4 5 (10.42%) Workflow
4 5 (10.42%) Service Management
5 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.25%) Migration
5 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Security Management
6 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.08%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) VB
2 3 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) Python
3 2 (4.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.17%) VB6
4 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) MCITP
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (6.25%) CCNA
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.25%) MCSE
2 2 (4.17%) HND
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) MCTS
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) VMware Server
3 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) VMware
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) Cisco
4 6 (12.50%) Amdocs
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle
5 4 (8.33%) Splunk
6 3 (6.25%) Dell
7 2 (4.17%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) Veeam
8 1 (2.08%) Sun
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Veritas
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
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