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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 105 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 37 40 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.26% 1.69% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.81% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 12
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£213 £183 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £108 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £208 £248
% change year-on-year
- -16.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 17
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +73.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £13.59 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £23.00 £96.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £15.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -4.88%
Support Engineer
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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
2723 2211 1905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.65% 93.61% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1829 1381 998
Average daily rate £350 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 109 118
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £43.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -13 21 £200 +8.10% 7
North Yorkshire +5 11 £325 - 2
South Yorkshire -29 4 £283 +52.70% 4
East Yorkshire -1 3 £143 -5.00%
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 56 (68.29%) Windows
2 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
3 21 (25.61%) Active Directory
3 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (25.61%) VMware
3 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (24.39%) Windows XP
5 18 (21.95%) ITIL
6 17 (20.73%) MS Office
7 13 (15.85%) MS Exchange
7 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
7 13 (15.85%) Windows 7
8 12 (14.63%) SAN
9 10 (12.20%) Linux
10 9 (10.98%) SLA
10 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
10 9 (10.98%) Change Management
11 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
11 8 (9.76%) Cisco
11 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (8.54%) Network Architecture
12 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (8.54%) LTE
12 7 (8.54%) Fault Management
12 7 (8.54%) Data Protection
12 7 (8.54%) UMTS
12 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
12 7 (8.54%) GPRS
12 7 (8.54%) GSM
12 7 (8.54%) SQL

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 13 (15.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.66%) IIS
5 3 (3.66%) JBoss
6 2 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.22%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (20.73%) MS Office
2 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) SAN
2 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.54%) GPRS
3 7 (8.54%) GSM
3 7 (8.54%) UMTS
3 7 (8.54%) 3G
3 7 (8.54%) LTE
4 6 (7.32%) 2G
4 6 (7.32%) HSPA
4 6 (7.32%) WAN
4 6 (7.32%) LAN
5 4 (4.88%) DHCP
5 4 (4.88%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.66%) SMS
6 3 (3.66%) DNS
7 2 (2.44%) SSL
7 2 (2.44%) Intranet
7 2 (2.44%) Internet
7 2 (2.44%) Extranet
7 2 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.32%) Finance
3 4 (4.88%) Back Office
4 3 (3.66%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.44%) Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Law
6 1 (1.22%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Marketing
6 1 (1.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Blackberry
1 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.10%) NHS
3 4 (4.88%) iPad
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.44%) Replication
5 2 (2.44%) Clustering
6 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.22%) DTV
6 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 56 (68.29%) Windows
2 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (24.39%) Windows XP
4 13 (15.85%) Windows 7
5 10 (12.20%) Linux
6 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.32%) CentOS
7 6 (7.32%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.88%) UNIX
8 4 (4.88%) Android
9 3 (3.66%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.22%) Solaris
11 1 (1.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) ITIL
2 9 (10.98%) Change Management
3 7 (8.54%) Fault Management
3 7 (8.54%) Data Protection
3 7 (8.54%) Network Architecture
4 5 (6.10%) Service Management
4 5 (6.10%) Workflow
4 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
4 5 (6.10%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.88%) Migration
5 4 (4.88%) Information Security
6 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.22%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.22%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.22%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (1.22%) Patch Management
8 1 (1.22%) Security Patching
8 1 (1.22%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.22%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) SQL
2 4 (4.88%) VB
3 3 (3.66%) C#
4 2 (2.44%) Python
4 2 (2.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.44%) VB6
5 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.22%) Tcl
5 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) Perl
5 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.88%) MCSE
2 4 (4.88%) CCNA
2 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.66%) MCITP
4 2 (2.44%) MCDST
4 2 (2.44%) MCTS
4 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) MCP
4 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.22%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.22%) MCSA
5 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (25.61%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.10%) vSphere
4 3 (3.66%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.22%) XenApp
6 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.22%) Netcool
2 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.61%) VMware
3 8 (9.76%) Cisco
4 7 (8.54%) Amdocs
5 6 (7.32%) Citrix
6 5 (6.10%) Oracle
7 4 (4.88%) Sun
7 4 (4.88%) Splunk
8 3 (3.66%) HP
8 3 (3.66%) Dell
9 2 (2.44%) NetApp
9 2 (2.44%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.22%) Apple
10 1 (1.22%) Mapinfo
10 1 (1.22%) Veritas
10 1 (1.22%) SAP
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