The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £174 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 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 / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 104 100
Rank change year-on-year +18 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 17 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.19% 0.79% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.82% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 19
Median daily rate £174 £309 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.72% +54.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £200 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £350 £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £215
% change year-on-year -27.27% +27.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.54 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.29% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.43 £15.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year -8.12% -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 West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1392 1948 2014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.68% 96.29% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 1345 1389
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 62
Median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.28% +2.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £22.50 £40.00
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 West Yorkshire

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

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 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 3 months to 26 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
Leeds +25 15 £190 -38.46% 11
Bradford +10 1 - - 5
Wakefield -1 1 £158 -
Support Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (38.10%) Office 365
5 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco
6 6 (28.57%) Blackberry
7 5 (23.81%) VPN
7 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (19.05%) DBS Check
8 4 (19.05%) Coaching
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
9 3 (14.29%) Banking
9 3 (14.29%) VMware
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL
9 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
9 3 (14.29%) Citrix
9 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (14.29%) BYOD
9 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
9 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (14.29%) SCCM
9 3 (14.29%) Android
10 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
10 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared

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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) VPN
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) MPLS
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) BYOD
3 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) Android
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Coaching
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Break/Fix
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (4.76%) Email Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) DBS Check
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Apple
5 1 (4.76%) Aruba
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
5 1 (4.76%) Lotus
5 1 (4.76%) Sage
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam