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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 100 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 40 37 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.35% 1.58% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.68% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 15
Average daily rate
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£200 £176 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £120 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £246 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £208 £225
% change year-on-year
- -7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 14
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £11.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +67.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £13.20 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £24.00 £44.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.26 £15.76
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.15%
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
2745 2204 1998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.83% 93.83% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1862 1336 1064
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 115 123
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.11 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -16 18 £198 +6.75% 6
North Yorkshire +6 14 £325 - 2
South Yorkshire -15 7 £229 +50.00% 7
East Yorkshire +1 3 £143 -5.00% 1
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 57 (67.86%) Windows
2 25 (29.76%) Windows XP
3 24 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 22 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 20 (23.81%) ITIL
6 20 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (21.43%) VMware
8 16 (19.05%) MS Office
8 16 (19.05%) Windows 7
9 13 (15.48%) MS Exchange
9 13 (15.48%) SAN
10 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
10 11 (13.10%) Change Management
11 10 (11.90%) Linux
11 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (10.71%) SLA
12 9 (10.71%) Cisco
12 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
13 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
13 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
13 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (8.33%) LTE
14 7 (8.33%) Network Architecture
14 7 (8.33%) Fault Management
14 7 (8.33%) Citrix
14 7 (8.33%) UMTS
14 7 (8.33%) WAN
14 7 (8.33%) GPRS

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (15.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.57%) IIS
4 3 (3.57%) JBoss
5 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.19%) Apache
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (19.05%) MS Office
2 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.19%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) SAN
2 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.33%) GPRS
3 7 (8.33%) GSM
3 7 (8.33%) LAN
3 7 (8.33%) UMTS
3 7 (8.33%) WAN
3 7 (8.33%) 3G
3 7 (8.33%) LTE
4 6 (7.14%) 2G
4 6 (7.14%) HSPA
5 3 (3.57%) Wireless
5 3 (3.57%) DHCP
5 3 (3.57%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.57%) SMS
6 2 (2.38%) DNS
6 2 (2.38%) SSL
6 2 (2.38%) Intranet
6 2 (2.38%) Internet
6 2 (2.38%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Back Office
3 3 (3.57%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Electronics
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.95%) NHS
2 5 (5.95%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.76%) Clustering
4 3 (3.57%) iPad
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.38%) Replication
5 2 (2.38%) DTV
5 2 (2.38%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 57 (67.86%) Windows
2 25 (29.76%) Windows XP
3 22 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 10 (11.90%) Linux
6 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 6 (7.14%) CentOS
8 4 (4.76%) UNIX
9 3 (3.57%) Android
9 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.19%) Solaris
10 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.19%) Debian
10 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) ITIL
2 11 (13.10%) Change Management
3 7 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 7 (8.33%) Fault Management
4 6 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 6 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 6 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 5 (5.95%) Workflow
5 5 (5.95%) Service Management
6 4 (4.76%) Information Security
7 3 (3.57%) Migration
7 3 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.38%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.19%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.19%) Software Distribution
9 1 (1.19%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) VB
3 3 (3.57%) C#
4 2 (2.38%) Python
4 2 (2.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 2 (2.38%) VB6
5 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.19%) Tcl
5 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.19%) Perl
5 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.95%) MCSE
2 5 (5.95%) CCNA
2 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.76%) MCP
3 4 (4.76%) MCITP
4 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.57%) MCDST
4 3 (3.57%) MCTS
5 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.19%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.57%) XenApp
3 3 (3.57%) VMware Server
3 3 (3.57%) vSphere
4 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.19%) XenServer
4 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.19%) Netcool
2 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) VMware
3 9 (10.71%) Cisco
4 7 (8.33%) Amdocs
4 7 (8.33%) Citrix
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle
6 4 (4.76%) Splunk
6 4 (4.76%) Sun
7 3 (3.57%) HP
7 3 (3.57%) NetApp
8 2 (2.38%) Dell
8 2 (2.38%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.38%) SAP
8 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.19%) Apple
9 1 (1.19%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.19%) Meraki
9 1 (1.19%) Veritas
9 1 (1.19%) Lotus
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