The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 90 48 81
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.84% 2.57% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 2.72% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 2
Average daily rate £150 £120 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £105 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £154
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 6
Average hourly rate £11.85 £11.50 £13.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% -12.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.76 £10.84 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £28.00 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1669 1251 1682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.03% 94.63% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1084 619 867
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 74
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.00 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -32 6 £150 +26.31% 8
Wakefield -1 2 £165 -
Bradford 0 1 - - 2
Halifax - 1 £175 -
Huddersfield - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
4 5 (20.83%) MS Office
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.67%) IBM Notes
5 4 (16.67%) Lotus
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 3 (12.50%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (12.50%) Internet
6 3 (12.50%) Tivoli
6 3 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (12.50%) Citrix
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
6 3 (12.50%) Office 365
7 2 (8.33%) iPad
7 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (8.33%) LAN
7 2 (8.33%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (8.33%) MCSE
7 2 (8.33%) HP

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (8.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Service Management
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) ERP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) MetaFrame
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 3 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Lotus
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe
West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £16 - £24 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £90 - £110 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 28 days ago