Period
to 13 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 111 133
Rank change year-on-year -4 +22 -56
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 19 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.85% 1.20% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.26% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 15
Leeds median daily rate £200 £180 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -25.00% +37.14%
10th Percentile £114 £101 £136
90th Percentile £262 £328 £313
West Yorkshire median daily rate £180 £240 £240
% change year-on-year -25.00% - +37.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.91% -34.29% +32.58%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.75 £10.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +87.50% -42.86% +59.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2161 2466 3086
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 95.77% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 1624 2129
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 49 93
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.69% -13.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £10.51 £10.11 £8.97
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.15 £34.40
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £12.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year +13.60% -8.05% +8.76%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 13 December 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 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (26.32%) CRM
4 5 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (26.32%) Android
4 5 (26.32%) Office 365
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Apple
5 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (15.79%) BYOD
5 3 (15.79%) Coaching
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.53%) Lotus
6 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
6 2 (10.53%) SCCM
6 2 (10.53%) SLA
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange

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 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) Skype
3 1 (5.26%) SMS
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.79%) BYOD
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Android
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) CRM
2 3 (15.79%) Coaching
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (5.26%) Logistics
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Apple
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Lotus
5 1 (5.26%) Autodesk
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Veritas