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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 77 81 92
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 40 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.66% 1.81% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.93% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 14
Average daily rate
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£218 £138 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% -43.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £110 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £250 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £225 £246
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 12
Average hourly rate £13.20 £11.35 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.29% -21.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £45.00 £17.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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
2231 2125 2566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.84% 93.78% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1353 1145 1351
Average daily rate £330 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 142 128
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 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
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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 +3 22 £225 +76.47% 4
South Yorkshire +9 12 £198 +12.85%
East Yorkshire -3 3 £150 +7.14%
North Yorkshire +8 2 - - 4
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 63 (76.83%) Windows
2 32 (39.02%) Active Directory
3 25 (30.49%) Windows XP
3 25 (30.49%) Windows 7
4 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
5 22 (26.83%) VMware
6 21 (25.61%) MS Office
7 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (18.29%) MS Exchange
9 14 (17.07%) SQL
9 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (13.41%) Incident Management
11 10 (12.20%) Firewall
11 10 (12.20%) IIS
11 10 (12.20%) Citrix
11 10 (12.20%) SAN
12 9 (10.98%) T-SQL
12 9 (10.98%) .NET
12 9 (10.98%) Linux
12 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
12 9 (10.98%) FTP
13 8 (9.76%) Service Management
13 8 (9.76%) XML
14 7 (8.54%) SCCM
15 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (7.32%) Lotus
15 6 (7.32%) Cisco
15 6 (7.32%) ITIL
15 6 (7.32%) IBM Notes

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 15 (18.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.20%) IIS
4 6 (7.32%) IBM Notes
5 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (25.61%) MS Office
2 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) SAN
1 10 (12.20%) Firewall
2 9 (10.98%) FTP
3 5 (6.10%) LAN
3 5 (6.10%) WAN
4 4 (4.88%) Internet
5 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.66%) VPN
5 3 (3.66%) DNS
6 2 (2.44%) DHCP
6 2 (2.44%) Intranet
6 2 (2.44%) Wireless
7 1 (1.22%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.22%) DWDM
7 1 (1.22%) MPLS
7 1 (1.22%) DSL
7 1 (1.22%) SDH
7 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) DataStage
2 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.22%) QlikView
General
1 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.66%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) .NET
2 8 (9.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.66%) Handset
2 3 (3.66%) iPhone
2 3 (3.66%) iPad
3 1 (1.22%) DTV
3 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 63 (76.83%) Windows
2 25 (30.49%) Windows XP
2 25 (30.49%) Windows 7
3 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.98%) Linux
6 5 (6.10%) Ubuntu
6 5 (6.10%) CentOS
6 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.66%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.22%) Android
8 1 (1.22%) Debian
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.22%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.22%) AIX
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.41%) Incident Management
2 8 (9.76%) Service Management
3 6 (7.32%) ITIL
4 5 (6.10%) Workflow
5 3 (3.66%) Time Management
5 3 (3.66%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.44%) Change Management
6 2 (2.44%) Migration
6 2 (2.44%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.44%) Project Management
7 1 (1.22%) ERP
7 1 (1.22%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.22%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.22%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.22%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.22%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) SQL
2 9 (10.98%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) CCNA
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.22%) MCITP
4 1 (1.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (39.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.88%) VMware Server
5 3 (3.66%) XenApp
6 2 (2.44%) vSphere
7 1 (1.22%) UAG
7 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.83%) VMware
3 10 (12.20%) Citrix
4 6 (7.32%) Lotus
4 6 (7.32%) Cisco
5 5 (6.10%) HP
5 5 (6.10%) SAP
5 5 (6.10%) Splunk
6 4 (4.88%) Adobe
6 4 (4.88%) EMC
7 3 (3.66%) Sophos
8 2 (2.44%) Apple
8 2 (2.44%) NetApp
8 2 (2.44%) AppSense
9 1 (1.22%) Mitel
9 1 (1.22%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.22%) Siemens
9 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.22%) Symantec
9 1 (1.22%) Remedy