The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £211 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 25 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 33 39
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 14 114 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.68% 8.10% 3.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.97% 9.18% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 64 7
Median daily rate £211 £275 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.27% +44.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £220 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £295 £278
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £215
% change year-on-year -27.27% +27.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 8
Median hourly rate £10.50 £28.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £22.50 £14.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £35.00 £34.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.64% -7.64%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 353 1242 601
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 92.89% 88.27% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 803 376
Median daily rate £351 £321 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.19% -12.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 75 65
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £13.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Support Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 14 £211 -23.27% 1
Support Engineer
North East

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
3 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
4 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
5 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
6 13 (31.71%) DHCP
6 13 (31.71%) DNS
6 13 (31.71%) Migration
7 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
7 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
8 10 (24.39%) SQL
8 10 (24.39%) ITIL
8 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
9 9 (21.95%) Citrix
9 9 (21.95%) SCCM
9 9 (21.95%) Virtual Environments
10 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (17.07%) VMware
11 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
11 7 (17.07%) HP SiteScope
12 5 (12.20%) Unix
12 5 (12.20%) Linux
13 4 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (9.76%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
13 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
13 4 (9.76%) Office 365
13 4 (9.76%) DevOps
13 4 (9.76%) XenApp

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.32%) Documentum
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) DHCP
1 13 (31.71%) DNS
2 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) PuTTY
3 3 (7.32%) WinSCP
4 1 (2.44%) 3G
4 1 (2.44%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) Node B
4 1 (2.44%) SMTP
4 1 (2.44%) VLAN
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
1 4 (9.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
3 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.20%) Linux
5 5 (12.20%) Unix
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Migration
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (9.76%) DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.32%) Records Management
5 3 (7.32%) Statistics
6 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) High Availability
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (2.44%) Network Design
6 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.44%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.44%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.32%) VBA
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
2 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CCIE
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) CCNP
4 1 (2.44%) CCSA
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) XenApp
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) SCCM
2 7 (17.07%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.76%) Puppet
4 2 (4.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.44%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Citrix
3 7 (17.07%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) Amdocs
5 1 (2.44%) Aruba
5 1 (2.44%) BT
5 1 (2.44%) F5
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) Virgin Media
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
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