Period
to 16 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 July 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 130 148
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 73 56 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.45% 1.32% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.36% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 34
Yorkshire median daily rate £225 £158 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -38.83% +28.75%
10th Percentile £128 £106 £113
90th Percentile £365 £360 £340
England median daily rate £208 £210 £263
% change year-on-year -1.19% -20.00% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 16
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.96% +15.91%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £36.05 £18.55 £21.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £15.60
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% -5.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,820 4,126 5,552
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.99% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,191 2,613 3,743
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £556
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 153 178
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.51 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.95% -7.37% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.79 £9.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £41.50 £28.53 £29.99
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Support Engineer in Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Support Engineer in Yorkshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
West Yorkshire +8 41 £225 -10.00% 14
South Yorkshire -4 15 £331 +44.02% 7
North Yorkshire -5 11 £225 +73.08% 2
East Yorkshire +7 6 - - 2
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Yorkshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 56 (76.71%) Windows
2 32 (43.84%) Active Directory
3 23 (31.51%) Windows 10
4 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
5 15 (20.55%) Citrix
6 14 (19.18%) Office 365
7 13 (17.81%) Windows Server
7 13 (17.81%) VMware
8 12 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (15.07%) DNS
10 10 (13.70%) Apple
10 10 (13.70%) Service Management
10 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
10 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (12.33%) Migration
11 9 (12.33%) DHCP
12 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
12 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (9.59%) Windows 7
13 7 (9.59%) Apple iOS
13 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
13 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
13 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
13 7 (9.59%) ITIL
13 7 (9.59%) Internet
13 7 (9.59%) SLA
14 6 (8.22%) Windows XP
14 6 (8.22%) Web Services
14 6 (8.22%) SQL Server

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.74%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.37%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.37%) SAP PM
1 1 (1.37%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.18%) Office 365
2 4 (5.48%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) DNS
2 9 (12.33%) DHCP
3 7 (9.59%) Internet
3 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.48%) LAN
4 4 (5.48%) SAN
4 4 (5.48%) SMS
4 4 (5.48%) WAN
5 3 (4.11%) Network Security
5 3 (4.11%) VoIP
5 3 (4.11%) VPN
6 2 (2.74%) Firewall
7 1 (1.37%) Broadband
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.37%) IPsec
7 1 (1.37%) ISDN
7 1 (1.37%) MPLS
7 1 (1.37%) SSL
7 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.37%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.22%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Games
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Military
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) Behat
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.37%) phpspec
2 1 (1.37%) VXML
2 1 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) CMDB
3 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.37%) Clustering
3 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.37%) IVR
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Replication
3 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 56 (76.71%) Windows
2 23 (31.51%) Windows 10
3 13 (17.81%) Windows Server
4 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.59%) Apple iOS
6 7 (9.59%) Windows 7
7 6 (8.22%) Android
7 6 (8.22%) Mac OS
7 6 (8.22%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.48%) Linux
8 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.74%) Unix
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.37%) HPUX
10 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.70%) Service Management
2 9 (12.33%) Migration
3 7 (9.59%) ITIL
4 6 (8.22%) Change Management
4 6 (8.22%) Time Management
5 5 (6.85%) Network Management
5 5 (6.85%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.48%) Document Management
6 4 (5.48%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.48%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.74%) Break/Fix
7 2 (2.74%) Business Transformation
7 2 (2.74%) CAD
7 2 (2.74%) Coaching
7 2 (2.74%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.74%) Demand Management
7 2 (2.74%) Logistics
7 2 (2.74%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.37%) Biometrics
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.11%) SQL
3 2 (2.74%) Java
3 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) DBS Check
4 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.74%) Degree
5 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.74%) Server+ Certification
6 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) CCNA
6 1 (1.37%) CCSE
6 1 (1.37%) CCSP
6 1 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.37%) CISSP
6 1 (1.37%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.37%) MCSE
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (43.84%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.74%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.37%) Docker
5 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.37%) Xen
5 1 (1.37%) XenApp
5 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) SCCM
2 3 (4.11%) SCOM
2 3 (4.11%) WSUS
3 2 (2.74%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.74%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.37%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.37%) Puppet
4 1 (1.37%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.37%) SCSM
Vendors
1 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.55%) Citrix
3 13 (17.81%) VMware
4 10 (13.70%) Apple
5 5 (6.85%) Cisco
6 4 (5.48%) HP
7 3 (4.11%) NetApp
8 2 (2.74%) Juniper
8 2 (2.74%) Lotus
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle
8 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.74%) SAP
8 2 (2.74%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.37%) Genesys
9 1 (1.37%) Google
9 1 (1.37%) IBM
9 1 (1.37%) Lumension
9 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.37%) SonicWALL