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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Engineer
Rank 103 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 46 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.45% 1.65% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.77% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 15
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£185 £218 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.94% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £128 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £321 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £205 £228
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.20 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.57 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £21.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
2962 2200 2092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.65% 93.06% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1996 1329 1122
Average daily rate £363 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £209 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 118 140
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.99 £22.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.84% -36.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 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 -24 19 £195 -13.33% 8
North Yorkshire +4 12 £250 - 4
South Yorkshire -18 11 £175 -11.39%
East Yorkshire +5 3 £148 -1.66%
Support Engineer
England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 64 (68.82%) Windows
2 34 (36.56%) Active Directory
3 29 (31.18%) Windows XP
4 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (22.58%) VMware
5 21 (22.58%) ITIL
6 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
7 17 (18.28%) Windows 7
8 16 (17.20%) MS Exchange
9 14 (15.05%) MS Office
10 12 (12.90%) SAN
10 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
11 11 (11.83%) Linux
11 11 (11.83%) Change Management
12 10 (10.75%) Telecoms
12 10 (10.75%) SLA
13 9 (9.68%) Cisco
13 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
14 8 (8.60%) GSM
14 8 (8.60%) UMTS
14 8 (8.60%) NHS
14 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
14 8 (8.60%) SQL
14 8 (8.60%) 3G
14 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (7.53%) LTE
15 7 (7.53%) Network Architecture

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (17.20%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.23%) IIS
4 3 (3.23%) JBoss
5 2 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.15%) Lync
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.08%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (15.05%) MS Office
2 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.08%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.90%) SAN
2 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.60%) GSM
3 8 (8.60%) UMTS
3 8 (8.60%) 3G
4 7 (7.53%) 2G
4 7 (7.53%) LTE
4 7 (7.53%) WAN
4 7 (7.53%) LAN
4 7 (7.53%) GPRS
5 6 (6.45%) HSPA
6 5 (5.38%) DNS
7 4 (4.30%) DHCP
8 3 (3.23%) SMS
8 3 (3.23%) Wireless
9 2 (2.15%) Firewall
9 2 (2.15%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (2.15%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.15%) VoIP
9 2 (2.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (10.75%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.53%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.15%) Back Office
4 2 (2.15%) Electronics
4 2 (2.15%) Law
4 2 (2.15%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) .NET
2 1 (1.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) NHS
2 6 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.30%) Clustering
4 2 (2.15%) DTV
4 2 (2.15%) Replication
4 2 (2.15%) iPad
5 1 (1.08%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.08%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.08%) Statistics
5 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (68.82%) Windows
2 29 (31.18%) Windows XP
3 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (18.28%) Windows 7
6 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (11.83%) Linux
8 5 (5.38%) Ubuntu
8 5 (5.38%) CentOS
9 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.23%) UNIX
9 3 (3.23%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.15%) Android
11 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.08%) Solaris
11 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) ITIL
2 11 (11.83%) Change Management
3 7 (7.53%) Fault Management
3 7 (7.53%) Network Architecture
4 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.30%) Data Protection
6 4 (4.30%) Workflow
6 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.30%) Service Management
7 3 (3.23%) Migration
7 3 (3.23%) Information Security
7 3 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.15%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.15%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.15%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.08%) Data Security
9 1 (1.08%) Process Management
9 1 (1.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) SQL
2 4 (4.30%) VB
3 3 (3.23%) C#
4 2 (2.15%) Python
4 2 (2.15%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 2 (2.15%) VB6
5 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.08%) Perl
5 1 (1.08%) PHP
5 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.53%) CCNA
2 7 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.38%) MCSE
4 4 (4.30%) MCP
4 4 (4.30%) MCITP
5 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.23%) MCDST
5 3 (3.23%) MCTS
6 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (36.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.23%) VMware Server
4 3 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (1.08%) XenServer
5 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.08%) vSphere
5 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.08%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.08%) Netcool
2 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) VMware
2 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.68%) Cisco
4 7 (7.53%) Citrix
4 7 (7.53%) Amdocs
5 6 (6.45%) Oracle
6 4 (4.30%) Sun
7 3 (3.23%) HP
7 3 (3.23%) Splunk
8 2 (2.15%) SAP
8 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.15%) Dell
9 1 (1.08%) NetApp
9 1 (1.08%) Veritas
9 1 (1.08%) Lotus
9 1 (1.08%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.08%) Meraki
Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield
Computer Futures
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour + DOE
Posted: 16 days ago