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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 88 88 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 26 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.32% 0.89% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.96% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 11
Average daily rate
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£180 £150 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £100 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £200 £226
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.85 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.04%
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
1800 1670 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 91.70% 93.24% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 1077 638
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 64 78
Average hourly rate £13.87 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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
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 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 -1 20 £141 -5.83% 6
Halifax +2 2 £200 +14.28% 1
Wakefield +1 2 £225 +36.36% 1
Bradford -15 1 £100 -
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 40 (63.49%) Windows
2 23 (36.51%) VMware
3 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
5 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
5 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (26.98%) Windows XP
6 15 (23.81%) MS Exchange
7 11 (17.46%) SAN
7 11 (17.46%) Windows 7
8 9 (14.29%) SLA
8 9 (14.29%) ITIL
8 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (12.70%) Linux
9 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
9 8 (12.70%) Cisco
9 8 (12.70%) Incident Management
10 7 (11.11%) Change Management
10 7 (11.11%) MS Office
10 7 (11.11%) CentOS
11 6 (9.52%) HSPA
11 6 (9.52%) LTE
11 6 (9.52%) Network Architecture
11 6 (9.52%) VMware Server
11 6 (9.52%) Fault Management
11 6 (9.52%) UNIX
11 6 (9.52%) GPRS
11 6 (9.52%) GSM
11 6 (9.52%) UMTS
11 6 (9.52%) 3G

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.35%) Lync
3 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.59%) Apache
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) SAN
2 6 (9.52%) 3G
2 6 (9.52%) 2G
2 6 (9.52%) GPRS
2 6 (9.52%) GSM
2 6 (9.52%) UMTS
2 6 (9.52%) HSPA
2 6 (9.52%) LTE
3 5 (7.94%) DHCP
4 4 (6.35%) VPN
4 4 (6.35%) DNS
4 4 (6.35%) VoIP
4 4 (6.35%) WAN
4 4 (6.35%) LAN
5 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (3.17%) Extranet
7 1 (1.59%) LDAP
7 1 (1.59%) Internet
7 1 (1.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
General
1 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Legal
3 2 (3.17%) Law
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) NHS
2 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Replication
3 2 (3.17%) Clustering
3 2 (3.17%) iPad
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.59%) iPhone
4 1 (1.59%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.59%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 40 (63.49%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (26.98%) Windows XP
3 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (17.46%) Windows 7
5 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (12.70%) Linux
7 7 (11.11%) CentOS
8 6 (9.52%) Ubuntu
8 6 (9.52%) UNIX
9 4 (6.35%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
10 3 (4.76%) Solaris
11 2 (3.17%) AIX
11 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000
11 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) ITIL
2 8 (12.70%) Incident Management
3 7 (11.11%) Change Management
4 6 (9.52%) Fault Management
4 6 (9.52%) Network Architecture
5 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.94%) Workflow
5 5 (7.94%) Service Management
6 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.76%) Migration
8 2 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (3.17%) Security Management
9 1 (1.59%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.59%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.59%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) Python
2 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.59%) Perl
4 1 (1.59%) PHP
4 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) MCITP
3 2 (3.17%) MCP
3 2 (3.17%) HND
3 2 (3.17%) MCSE
3 2 (3.17%) CCNA
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.17%) MCDST
4 1 (1.59%) MCTS
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.52%) VMware Server
3 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.76%) vSphere
5 2 (3.17%) XenApp
6 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) VMware
2 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.70%) Cisco
4 6 (9.52%) Amdocs
5 4 (6.35%) Citrix
5 4 (6.35%) Splunk
6 3 (4.76%) HP
6 3 (4.76%) Dell
6 3 (4.76%) NetApp
6 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.17%) Apple
7 2 (3.17%) Nortel
8 1 (1.59%) BMC
8 1 (1.59%) Epicor
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle
8 1 (1.59%) Sun
8 1 (1.59%) Symantec
8 1 (1.59%) Remedy
8 1 (1.59%) Veritas
8 1 (1.59%) Veeam
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