Period
to 15 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 55 68
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 15 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.56% 2.06% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 2.15% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
South Yorkshire median daily rate £288 £230 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +76.92% -25.71%
10th Percentile £158 £96 £93
90th Percentile £441 £403 £167
Yorkshire median daily rate £225 £169 £258
% change year-on-year +33.33% -34.47% +28.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.79 £11.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -21.43% +12.00%
10th Percentile £10.08 £10.50 £11.61
90th Percentile £17.50 £16.00 £26.10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.68 £13.00
% change year-on-year -11.44% +12.92% +18.18%

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 912 789 998
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 95.52% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 444 693
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £230 £185 £259
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 23 37
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.53 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.85% -7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.50 £9.30
90th Percentile £50.00 £22.80 £30.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.71 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +28.54% -3.70% +3.85%

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018. 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 +8 10 £225 +104.55% 3
Doncaster -3 2 £331 -19.21% 1
Rotherham - 2 - -
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Time Management
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) BitLocker
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (6.67%) Break/Fix
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Office 365
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.67%) CISSP
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Genesys
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp

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 1 (6.67%) MS Project Server
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) SMS
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) VXML
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
1 4 (26.67%) Time Management
2 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Biometrics
3 1 (6.67%) Break/Fix
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCSE
1 1 (6.67%) CCSP
1 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Capita
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Genesys
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
4 1 (6.67%) VMware