Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £190 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 123 111
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.88% 0.98% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.01% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 26
Leeds median daily rate £190 £303 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.19% +51.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £185 £161 £121
90th Percentile £195 £340 £338
West Yorkshire median daily rate £190 £305 £200
% change year-on-year -37.70% +52.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -16.67% -9.09%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year +48.94% -11.32% +0.38%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2124 2859 2763
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.02% 96.17% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1450 2001 1902
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £287 £293 £238
90th Percentile £550 £575 £508
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 49 81
Leeds median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% +0.04% -16.70%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.40 £8.90
90th Percentile £31.21 £17.95 £23.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.43 £12.38 £13.73
% change year-on-year +8.53% -9.89% +5.63%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Leeds

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Leeds

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Leeds

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Leeds region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Blackberry
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco
4 8 (42.11%) Office 365
5 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
5 7 (36.84%) Coaching
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (36.84%) VPN
6 6 (31.58%) Android
6 6 (31.58%) BYOD
7 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (26.32%) Citrix
8 4 (21.05%) Banking
9 3 (15.79%) DBS Check
9 3 (15.79%) Mac OS
9 3 (15.79%) Finance
9 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.79%) Lotus
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
9 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes
10 2 (10.53%) ITIL
10 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (10.53%) IIS
10 2 (10.53%) VMware
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (36.84%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (10.53%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) MPLS
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Blackberry
2 6 (31.58%) BYOD
3 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Android
4 3 (15.79%) Mac OS
4 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Coaching
2 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Break/Fix
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) DBS Check
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Lotus
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Apple
6 1 (5.26%) Aruba
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Kaspersky
6 1 (5.26%) Sage
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