Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £180 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 November 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 131 146
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15 -55
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 33 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.10% 1.07% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.11% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 22
West Yorkshire median daily rate £180 £250 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +13.51% +25.86%
10th Percentile £149 £101 £131
90th Percentile £238 £391 £338
Yorkshire median daily rate £180 £254 £200
% change year-on-year -29.06% +26.72% +14.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £9.23 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.60% -47.26% +48.94%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £12.14
% change year-on-year +34.62% +7.11% -2.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2907 3431 4253
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.40% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1997 2228 2860
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £258 £259
90th Percentile £544 £550 £530
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 103 181
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%
10th Percentile £9.80 £8.85 £8.58
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.95 £33.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.64% +2.98% +1.64%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in West Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in West Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in West Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in West Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
Leeds +3 22 £200 -1.23% 2
Bradford +15 4 - - 2
Wakefield -6 3 £158 -51.54% 1
Pudsey - 1 £250 -
Sowerby Bridge - 1 £200 -
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
3 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (24.24%) Office 365
5 7 (21.21%) Android
5 7 (21.21%) VMware
6 6 (18.18%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) Blackberry
7 5 (15.15%) Coaching
7 5 (15.15%) BYOD
7 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
7 5 (15.15%) CRM
7 5 (15.15%) VPN
7 5 (15.15%) Cisco
7 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (15.15%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (12.12%) Citrix
8 4 (12.12%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
8 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
9 3 (9.09%) Mac OS
9 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (9.09%) Lotus
9 3 (9.09%) Apple
9 3 (9.09%) IBM Notes
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
10 2 (6.06%) SharePoint

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 3 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (15.15%) VPN
2 4 (12.12%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) SMS
4 1 (3.03%) SSH
General
1 2 (6.06%) Banking
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 5 (15.15%) BYOD
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.21%) Android
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
6 3 (9.09%) Mac OS
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.03%) AIX
8 1 (3.03%) Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Solaris
8 1 (3.03%) Unix
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Coaching
2 5 (15.15%) CRM
3 2 (6.06%) Logistics
3 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Network Management
4 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.03%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix
5 3 (9.09%) Apple
5 3 (9.09%) Lotus
6 1 (3.03%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.03%) Veritas