Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £130 per day in advertised job vacancies in North Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 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
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 35 40
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 4.49% 3.49% 4.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.61% 3.54% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 10
North Yorkshire median daily rate £130 £248 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.47% -23.85% -
10th Percentile £107 £93 £213
90th Percentile £209 £291 £338
Yorkshire median daily rate £154 £258 £200
% change year-on-year -40.29% +28.75% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 11
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.75 - £11.00
10th Percentile £11.23 - £10.50
90th Percentile £13.31 - £12.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year +1.96% +15.91% -16.67%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire. 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
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 304 424 478
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 97.44% 98.60% 96.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 245 301
North Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £113 £150 £208
90th Percentile £508 £475 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 36
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.25 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.67% +22.02% -4.78%
10th Percentile £9.75 £11.18 £10.13
90th Percentile £31.94 £42.08 £37.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -2.62%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in North Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in North Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in North Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

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 North Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
York +19 6 £123 -2.00%
Northallerton +3 2 £198 -23.30%
Scarborough - 2 - -
Harrogate +5 1 - -
Middlesbrough -2 1 - -
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 North Yorkshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Migration
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) Office 365
6 2 (14.29%) iPad
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) MCP
6 2 (14.29%) MCSE
6 2 (14.29%) IT Audit
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco CME
7 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.14%) DNA
7 1 (7.14%) VBScript
7 1 (7.14%) VB
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.14%) LAN
7 1 (7.14%) WAN

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
1 1 (7.14%) Wise Package Studio
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) IT Audit
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) DNA
3 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) VB
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCP
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) AppDNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CME
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Intel