Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in Durham during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Support Engineer
North East > Durham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 27 39
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Durham 1.57% 3.90% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 4.15% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Durham median daily rate £200 £103 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +95.12% - -
North East median daily rate £263 £260 £200
% change year-on-year +0.96% +30.00% -36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Durham median hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -37.21%
North East median hourly rate £10.50 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -60.38% +1.92% +52.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Durham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Durham
Contract vacancies in Durham with a recognized job title 190 193 266
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.48% 94.15% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 87 134
Durham median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £180 £131 £218
90th Percentile £451 £500 £502
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 33
Durham median hourly rate £33.25 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +155.77% -14.75% -26.06%
10th Percentile £9.95 £9.97 £9.40
90th Percentile £48.63 £22.55 £18.40
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £26.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year -34.00% +53.62% +10.12%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Durham.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Durham

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Support Engineer in Durham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Durham

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Durham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Durham

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Durham

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 Durham region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington 0 1 £200 +95.12%
Stockton-on-Tees -10 1 - -
Support Engineer
North East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Durham region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) VMware

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware