Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £285 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 56 68
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.98% 1.84% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.92% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 9
South Yorkshire median daily rate £285 £300 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +130.77% -16.80%
10th Percentile £181 £103 £104
90th Percentile £330 £338 £231
Yorkshire median daily rate £200 £180 £231
% change year-on-year +11.11% -22.16% -0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.78 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +34.62% +4.00%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.85 £16.68 £13.00
% change year-on-year -10.97% +28.31% +4.00%

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 869 833 1,169
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.66% 95.75% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 474 779
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.12% +3.35%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £232
90th Percentile £550 £588 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 58
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £9.91 £11.90 £10.35
90th Percentile £32.00 £39.98 £34.97
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +3.33% +9.09% +1.14%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 4 £278 -7.50% 6
Doncaster - 3 £233 - 3
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Lotus
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
4 2 (22.22%) Cognos
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project Server
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix

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 (22.22%) IBM Notes
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Cognos
1 2 (22.22%) Lotus
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) VMware