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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 97 92 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 45 33 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.55% 1.30% 3.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.39% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 29
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£160 £175 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £100 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £200 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 29
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.35 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.97% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.80 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.40 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2687 2372 1951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.53% 93.42% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1683 1504 971
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 118 146
Average hourly rate £13.60 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.24% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -3 24 £160 +6.66% 13
East Yorkshire +9 9 - - 2
South Yorkshire -13 8 £160 -20.00% 4
North Yorkshire +3 5 £300 - 1
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 65 (67.01%) Windows
2 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
2 33 (34.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (32.99%) VMware
4 29 (29.90%) Active Directory
5 26 (26.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (22.68%) MS Office
6 22 (22.68%) Windows XP
6 22 (22.68%) MS Exchange
7 18 (18.56%) ITIL
7 18 (18.56%) SAN
8 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
8 15 (15.46%) Windows 7
9 13 (13.40%) SLA
9 13 (13.40%) Cisco
10 12 (12.37%) Linux
11 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
12 9 (9.28%) DHCP
12 9 (9.28%) Citrix
12 9 (9.28%) Change Management
12 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (9.28%) Incident Management
13 8 (8.25%) CentOS
13 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
13 8 (8.25%) Finance
13 8 (8.25%) Blackberry
13 8 (8.25%) DNS
13 8 (8.25%) LAN
13 8 (8.25%) WAN

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (22.68%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (5.15%) Lync
5 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.06%) JBoss
7 2 (2.06%) IIS
7 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.03%) Apache
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (22.68%) MS Office
2 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.56%) SAN
2 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.28%) DHCP
4 8 (8.25%) DNS
4 8 (8.25%) LAN
4 8 (8.25%) WAN
5 6 (6.19%) HSPA
5 6 (6.19%) LTE
5 6 (6.19%) UMTS
5 6 (6.19%) VoIP
5 6 (6.19%) GPRS
5 6 (6.19%) GSM
5 6 (6.19%) 3G
5 6 (6.19%) 2G
6 4 (4.12%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.12%) VPN
7 3 (3.09%) Firewall
8 2 (2.06%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (2.06%) Internet
8 2 (2.06%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
1 8 (8.25%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Back Office
3 3 (3.09%) Legal
3 3 (3.09%) Advertising
3 3 (3.09%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Law
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) .NET
2 1 (1.03%) Web Services
2 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.19%) iPad
2 6 (6.19%) NHS
3 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) Replication
5 2 (2.06%) Clustering
6 1 (1.03%) DTV
6 1 (1.03%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.03%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.03%) iPhone
6 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 65 (67.01%) Windows
2 33 (34.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (26.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (22.68%) Windows XP
5 15 (15.46%) Windows 7
6 12 (12.37%) Linux
7 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (8.25%) CentOS
9 7 (7.22%) UNIX
9 7 (7.22%) Ubuntu
10 5 (5.15%) Windows 8
11 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
11 4 (4.12%) Android
12 3 (3.09%) Solaris
12 3 (3.09%) Windows Vista
13 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000
13 2 (2.06%) AIX
14 1 (1.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) ITIL
2 9 (9.28%) Change Management
2 9 (9.28%) Incident Management
3 6 (6.19%) Fault Management
3 6 (6.19%) Network Architecture
3 6 (6.19%) Data Protection
3 6 (6.19%) Workflow
3 6 (6.19%) Service Management
4 5 (5.15%) Migration
4 5 (5.15%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.12%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.06%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.06%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (2.06%) Security Management
7 1 (1.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.03%) Information Security
7 1 (1.03%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.03%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.12%) Python
1 4 (4.12%) SQL
2 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.03%) Perl
4 1 (1.03%) PHP
4 1 (1.03%) Tcl
4 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.12%) MCSE
3 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) MCDST
4 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.06%) MCITP
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.06%) CCNA
4 2 (2.06%) MCSA
4 2 (2.06%) MCP
4 2 (2.06%) HND
4 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) MCTS
5 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.40%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (29.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.22%) VMware Server
2 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.22%) vSphere
3 5 (5.15%) XenApp
4 2 (2.06%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) SCCM
2 2 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.03%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.03%) WSUS
3 1 (1.03%) SCOM
3 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
2 32 (32.99%) VMware
3 13 (13.40%) Cisco
4 9 (9.28%) Citrix
5 7 (7.22%) HP
6 6 (6.19%) Amdocs
7 5 (5.15%) NetApp
7 5 (5.15%) Splunk
8 3 (3.09%) Dell
8 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.09%) Apple
8 3 (3.09%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.06%) Nortel
9 2 (2.06%) Oracle
9 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.03%) Symantec
10 1 (1.03%) Remedy
10 1 (1.03%) Mitel
10 1 (1.03%) SAP
10 1 (1.03%) Sun
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