The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 100 90 56
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 34 28 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.31% 1.19% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.27% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 18
Average daily rate
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£225 £183 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +17.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £115 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £225
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 25
Average hourly rate £12.46 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.42 £10.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £13.45 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.18 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +1.20%
Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2414 2199 1990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.10% 93.73% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1560 1290 946
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 105 165
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.42 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Engineer across the Yorkshire region.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer across the Yorkshire region.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
West Yorkshire -15 18 £240 +20.00% 8
East Yorkshire -1 8 £153 -29.06% 2
South Yorkshire -4 5 £160 -12.32% 4
North Yorkshire -3 3 - - 1
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 61 (63.54%) Windows
2 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 30 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 24 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 23 (23.96%) VMware
5 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (21.88%) MS Office
7 19 (19.79%) Windows XP
8 17 (17.71%) Windows 7
8 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (15.63%) Linux
10 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (13.54%) ITIL
11 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
11 13 (13.54%) Cisco
12 12 (12.50%) SAN
13 11 (11.46%) HP
13 11 (11.46%) UNIX
14 9 (9.38%) Incident Management
14 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (9.38%) TCP/IP
15 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
15 8 (8.33%) Blackberry
16 7 (7.29%) Windows 8
16 7 (7.29%) vSphere
16 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2003
16 7 (7.29%) Data Protection
17 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
17 6 (6.25%) SCCM
17 6 (6.25%) iPad

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 24 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (6.25%) Lync
5 5 (5.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.04%) JBoss
8 1 (1.04%) IIS
8 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (21.88%) MS Office
2 13 (13.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) SAN
2 9 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.25%) VoIP
3 6 (6.25%) DHCP
3 6 (6.25%) DNS
4 5 (5.21%) WAN
4 5 (5.21%) LAN
5 4 (4.17%) Firewall
5 4 (4.17%) Ethernet
5 4 (4.17%) VPN
6 2 (2.08%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (2.08%) Wireless
6 2 (2.08%) Extranet
7 1 (1.04%) LDAP
7 1 (1.04%) SSL
7 1 (1.04%) S/MIME
7 1 (1.04%) Intranet
7 1 (1.04%) Internet
7 1 (1.04%) Network Security
7 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (6.25%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Back Office
3 3 (3.13%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Advertising
4 2 (2.08%) Law
4 2 (2.08%) Legal
4 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) Web Services
1 1 (1.04%) .NET
1 1 (1.04%) J2EE
1 1 (1.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.25%) iPad
3 3 (3.13%) NHS
3 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.04%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.04%) DTV
4 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 61 (63.54%) Windows
2 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (19.79%) Windows XP
4 17 (17.71%) Windows 7
4 17 (17.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (15.63%) Linux
6 11 (11.46%) UNIX
7 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.29%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.21%) AIX
9 5 (5.21%) Solaris
9 5 (5.21%) CentOS
9 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.17%) Android
10 4 (4.17%) Ubuntu
11 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.08%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.54%) ITIL
2 9 (9.38%) Incident Management
3 7 (7.29%) Data Protection
4 6 (6.25%) Service Management
5 4 (4.17%) Workflow
5 4 (4.17%) Migration
6 3 (3.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.08%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.08%) Security Management
7 2 (2.08%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.04%) ERP
8 1 (1.04%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.04%) Information Security
8 1 (1.04%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.04%) Change Management
8 1 (1.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.04%) ITSM
8 1 (1.04%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.21%) SQL
2 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.08%) Python
3 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.04%) Java
4 1 (1.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) MCDST
3 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.08%) MCSE
3 2 (2.08%) MCSA
3 2 (2.08%) MCP
3 2 (2.08%) HND
4 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.29%) vSphere
3 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.17%) XenApp
4 4 (4.17%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.08%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (1.04%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.04%) WSUS
3 1 (1.04%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.96%) VMware
3 13 (13.54%) Cisco
4 11 (11.46%) HP
5 6 (6.25%) Citrix
5 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.21%) NetApp
7 4 (4.17%) Oracle
8 3 (3.13%) Apple
8 3 (3.13%) ProCurve
8 3 (3.13%) Splunk
9 2 (2.08%) Symantec
9 2 (2.08%) Sophos
9 2 (2.08%) Nortel
9 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.04%) SAP
10 1 (1.04%) Dell
10 1 (1.04%) Intel
10 1 (1.04%) BMC
10 1 (1.04%) CommVault
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