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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 71 100 90
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 54 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.12% 0.90% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 0.96% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 9
Average daily rate
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£179 £150 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.58% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £108 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £240 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 12
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.00 £16.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -19.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.60 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £13.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £15.23
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -8.89%
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
2349 2087 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.01% 93.55% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1164 1201
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 126 125
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +12 32 £175 +2.94% 10
South Yorkshire +10 12 £184 +5.00% 3
East Yorkshire +1 7 - - 3
North Yorkshire -4 2 - - 4
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 65 (71.43%) Windows
2 40 (43.96%) Active Directory
3 30 (32.97%) Windows XP
4 28 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
6 23 (25.27%) MS Exchange
7 20 (21.98%) VMware
8 19 (20.88%) MS Office
9 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (18.68%) Linux
11 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (12.09%) SQL
12 11 (12.09%) Incident Management
13 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
14 9 (9.89%) SAN
14 9 (9.89%) HP
14 9 (9.89%) Service Management
15 8 (8.79%) Firewall
15 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
15 8 (8.79%) ITIL
15 8 (8.79%) UNIX
15 8 (8.79%) Windows 8
16 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
16 7 (7.69%) IIS
17 6 (6.59%) Workflow
17 6 (6.59%) T-SQL
17 6 (6.59%) .NET
17 6 (6.59%) Citrix
17 6 (6.59%) SLA

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 23 (25.27%) MS Exchange
2 18 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.69%) IIS
4 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.10%) JBoss
8 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.10%) Lync
8 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (20.88%) MS Office
2 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) SAN
2 8 (8.79%) Firewall
3 5 (5.49%) WAN
3 5 (5.49%) Internet
3 5 (5.49%) LAN
3 5 (5.49%) FTP
4 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.40%) VPN
5 3 (3.30%) DNS
5 3 (3.30%) Intranet
5 3 (3.30%) Wireless
6 2 (2.20%) VoIP
6 2 (2.20%) DHCP
6 2 (2.20%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.10%) DWDM
7 1 (1.10%) MPLS
7 1 (1.10%) DSL
7 1 (1.10%) S/MIME
7 1 (1.10%) SDH
7 1 (1.10%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.10%) QlikView
General
1 3 (3.30%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Banking
2 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Marketing
3 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.10%) Advertising
3 1 (1.10%) Back Office
3 1 (1.10%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) .NET
2 5 (5.49%) XML
3 1 (1.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.20%) NHS
1 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.10%) DTV
2 1 (1.10%) iPad
2 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 65 (71.43%) Windows
2 30 (32.97%) Windows XP
3 28 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (18.68%) Linux
6 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (8.79%) Windows 8
7 8 (8.79%) UNIX
8 6 (6.59%) CentOS
8 6 (6.59%) Ubuntu
9 4 (4.40%) AIX
9 4 (4.40%) Solaris
9 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.20%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.20%) Android
10 2 (2.20%) Debian
11 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.09%) Incident Management
2 9 (9.89%) Service Management
3 8 (8.79%) ITIL
4 6 (6.59%) Workflow
5 3 (3.30%) Time Management
6 2 (2.20%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.20%) Migration
7 1 (1.10%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.10%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.10%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.10%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.10%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.10%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.10%) ERP
7 1 (1.10%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.10%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.10%) ITSM
7 1 (1.10%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.09%) SQL
2 6 (6.59%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.49%) Python
4 1 (1.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) CCNA
2 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.10%) MCITP
3 1 (1.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (43.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.40%) VMware Server
4 3 (3.30%) XenApp
5 2 (2.20%) vSphere
5 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.10%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.10%) SCOM
2 1 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.98%) VMware
3 9 (9.89%) HP
4 6 (6.59%) Citrix
4 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.49%) Cisco
5 5 (5.49%) Sophos
5 5 (5.49%) Splunk
6 3 (3.30%) EMC
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle
7 2 (2.20%) Apple
7 2 (2.20%) Symantec
8 1 (1.10%) Remedy
8 1 (1.10%) Epicor
8 1 (1.10%) NetApp
8 1 (1.10%) Siemens
8 1 (1.10%) SAP
8 1 (1.10%) Adobe
8 1 (1.10%) Dell
8 1 (1.10%) Cramer
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