The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
England / Yorkshire
Rank 84 98 69
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 36 34 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.65% 1.22% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.28% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 24
Median daily rate £180 £250 £239
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £129 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £290 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £191 £225 £235
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £15.90 £15.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
2095 2653 2361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.19% 95.02% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1688 1559
Median daily rate £375 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 116 119
Median hourly rate £13.60 £15.50 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% +15.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Yorkshire region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +14 20 £180 -28.00% 12
South Yorkshire -4 12 £188 -3.84%
North Yorkshire +2 1 £200 -27.27%
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 57 (67.86%) Windows
2 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 37 (44.05%) Microsoft
4 26 (30.95%) VMware
5 25 (29.76%) Windows Server
6 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (19.05%) Windows 7
8 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (16.67%) Cisco
10 13 (15.48%) Citrix
11 12 (14.29%) MS Office
12 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
12 11 (13.10%) Firewall
13 10 (11.90%) SCCM
13 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (11.90%) WAN
14 9 (10.71%) LAN
14 9 (10.71%) ITIL
15 8 (9.52%) DNS
15 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (9.52%) SAN
15 8 (9.52%) Degree
16 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
16 7 (8.33%) vSphere
16 7 (8.33%) Migration
16 7 (8.33%) DHCP
16 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
16 7 (8.33%) SQL
16 7 (8.33%) MS Exchange
17 6 (7.14%) SharePoint

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.57%) IIS
5 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.38%) SAS
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) MS Office
2 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Akamai
3 1 (1.19%) IaaS
3 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) Firewall
2 10 (11.90%) WAN
3 9 (10.71%) LAN
4 8 (9.52%) DNS
4 8 (9.52%) SAN
5 7 (8.33%) DHCP
6 5 (5.95%) VPN
7 4 (4.76%) VoIP
8 3 (3.57%) SSL
9 2 (2.38%) Internet
9 2 (2.38%) Intranet
10 1 (1.19%) 2G
10 1 (1.19%) 3G
10 1 (1.19%) BGP
10 1 (1.19%) FTP
10 1 (1.19%) MPLS
10 1 (1.19%) SMTP
10 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.19%) UMTS
10 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) MS Access
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (4.76%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Back Office
3 1 (1.19%) Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (2.38%) COM+
3 1 (1.19%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.19%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.38%) NHS
4 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.19%) Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) CMDB
4 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) PKI
4 1 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 57 (67.86%) Windows
2 25 (29.76%) Windows Server
3 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.76%) Linux
7 4 (4.76%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.57%) CentOS
8 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.38%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.38%) Solaris
9 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.19%) Android
10 1 (1.19%) Unix
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.71%) ITIL
2 7 (8.33%) Migration
3 6 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (7.14%) Server Building
4 5 (5.95%) Service Management
5 4 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.57%) ITIL V3
6 3 (3.57%) Time Management
7 2 (2.38%) Analytics
7 2 (2.38%) Business Analytics
7 2 (2.38%) Change Management
7 2 (2.38%) Fault Analysis
7 2 (2.38%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.38%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.19%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.19%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 1 (1.19%) SDLC
8 1 (1.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.33%) SQL
2 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.57%) VBA
4 2 (2.38%) C#
4 2 (2.38%) C++
5 1 (1.19%) C
5 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.76%) DBS Check
3 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) CCIE
5 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.38%) CCNP
5 2 (2.38%) MCAD
5 2 (2.38%) MCSD
6 1 (1.19%) CCDA
6 1 (1.19%) CCNA
6 1 (1.19%) CCSE
6 1 (1.19%) CCSP
6 1 (1.19%) HNC
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.19%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.19%) MCP
6 1 (1.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.33%) vSphere
3 6 (7.14%) XenApp
3 6 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.57%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.19%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.19%) vCloud
7 1 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) SCCM
2 3 (3.57%) Grafana
2 3 (3.57%) Nagios
3 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (44.05%) Microsoft
2 26 (30.95%) VMware
3 14 (16.67%) Cisco
4 13 (15.48%) Citrix
5 6 (7.14%) ThinPrint
6 3 (3.57%) NetApp
6 3 (3.57%) Novell
6 3 (3.57%) Splunk
7 2 (2.38%) Alterian
7 2 (2.38%) Apple
7 2 (2.38%) Veeam
8 1 (1.19%) Aruba
8 1 (1.19%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.19%) F5
8 1 (1.19%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.19%) HP
8 1 (1.19%) Juniper
8 1 (1.19%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.19%) Nokia
8 1 (1.19%) WatchGuard