The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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 / South Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 47 45
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.82% 0.67% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 0.71% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £380 £170 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +123.52% -39.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £204 £275 £215
% change year-on-year -25.90% +27.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £24.46 £7.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.02% +240.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.43 £15.74 £16.60
% change year-on-year -8.36% -5.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South 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
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 309 423 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 93.64% 94.84% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 307 235
Median daily rate £375 £405 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 26
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £13.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +67.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £7.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £32.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Doncaster -4 3 £410 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £350 - 3
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Office 365
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco
7 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
8 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (6.67%) WSUS
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (6.67%) SCOM
8 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (6.67%) Android
8 1 (6.67%) Firewall
8 1 (6.67%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) Migration
8 1 (6.67%) VMware
8 1 (6.67%) EMC
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (6.67%) Juniper
8 1 (6.67%) Apple
8 1 (6.67%) CCIE

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 Exchange
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) BYOD
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Coaching
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCIE
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
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