Period
to 24 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

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 > South Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 66 58
Rank change year-on-year -10 -8 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 18 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.60% 1.51% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.59% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 4
South Yorkshire median daily rate £140 £331 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.74% +44.02% +35.29%
10th Percentile £105 £158 £96
90th Percentile £284 £506 £403
Yorkshire median daily rate £155 £225 £154
% change year-on-year -31.11% +46.34% -40.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £11.78 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.61% +7.11% -29.98%
10th Percentile £15.04 £10.05 £10.50
90th Percentile £16.68 £17.50 £13.08
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +1.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 1,065 944 759
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.87% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 595 421
South Yorkshire median daily rate £446 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.56% - -
10th Percentile £213 £257 £185
90th Percentile £563 £538 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 39 26
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £17.53 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.69% +32.30% -15.66%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £31.25 £52.00 £23.31
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.70 £17.41 £12.75
% change year-on-year -9.82% +36.55% -5.56%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in South Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in South Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in South Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in South Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 July 2019. 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
Sheffield -17 9 £200 -38.46% 13
Doncaster -2 4 £120 -63.77% 7
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (38.89%) DBS Check
7 6 (33.33%) Office 365
8 3 (16.67%) Skype
8 3 (16.67%) LAN
8 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
8 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (11.11%) Time Management
9 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
9 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 2 (11.11%) SLA
9 2 (11.11%) ITIL
9 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
10 1 (5.56%) Samsung
10 1 (5.56%) Creative Thinking
10 1 (5.56%) Innovative Thinking
10 1 (5.56%) Commercial Awareness
10 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) Skype
1 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) H.323
2 1 (5.56%) ISDN
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 1 (5.56%) Czech Language
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Romanian Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.56%) Handset
2 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (5.56%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.56%) Email Filtering
3 1 (5.56%) Innovative Thinking
3 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) DBS Check
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Juniper
2 1 (5.56%) Samsung
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow