The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £154 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 115 103
Rank change year-on-year +20 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 30 30 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.51% 1.07% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.11% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 24
Median daily rate £154 £263 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.42% +23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £125 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £320 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £214
% change year-on-year -27.27% +28.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.87 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.27% +44.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £10.88 £7.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.00 £11.86
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 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1923 2711 2795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.73% 96.31% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1858 1870
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 61 112
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.32 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.61% +22.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.96 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire +24 17 £174 -43.72% 15
South Yorkshire +8 6 £380 +123.52% 5
North Yorkshire +7 6 £130 -45.26% 3
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (75.93%) Windows
2 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
3 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 21 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (33.33%) Office 365
5 16 (29.63%) Windows 7
6 15 (27.78%) Windows Server
7 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (20.37%) Migration
9 10 (18.52%) Cisco
10 8 (14.81%) Blackberry
10 8 (14.81%) Windows 10
11 7 (12.96%) ITIL
12 6 (11.11%) SCCM
12 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 6 (11.11%) VPN
12 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
12 6 (11.11%) VMware
12 6 (11.11%) DBS Check
12 6 (11.11%) Coaching
12 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (9.26%) Citrix
13 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
13 5 (9.26%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (9.26%) Banking
13 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
14 4 (7.41%) Android
14 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (7.41%) iPad
14 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel

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 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.33%) Office 365
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) VPN
2 5 (9.26%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (7.41%) Firewall
4 3 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.70%) DHCP
5 2 (3.70%) DNS
5 2 (3.70%) LAN
5 2 (3.70%) VLAN
5 2 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) Intranet
6 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.85%) MPLS
6 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MSI
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.85%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (9.26%) Banking
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) BYOD
3 4 (7.41%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 41 (75.93%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) Windows 7
3 15 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.81%) Windows 10
6 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.41%) Android
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Migration
2 7 (12.96%) ITIL
3 6 (11.11%) Coaching
4 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.70%) IT Audit
4 2 (3.70%) Service Management
4 2 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (1.85%) Break/Fix
5 1 (1.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.85%) Change Management
5 1 (1.85%) Email Migration
5 1 (1.85%) Logistics
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.85%) Network Management
5 1 (1.85%) Quality Management
5 1 (1.85%) Security Architecture
5 1 (1.85%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.85%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.85%) VB
2 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) DBS Check
2 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.56%) CCNA
3 3 (5.56%) MCP
3 3 (5.56%) MCSE
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) CCNP
5 1 (1.85%) CCIE
5 1 (1.85%) MCITP
5 1 (1.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) SCOM
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.85%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco CME
4 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) Cisco
3 6 (11.11%) VMware
4 5 (9.26%) Citrix
5 3 (5.56%) Apple
5 3 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) Dell
6 2 (3.70%) Veeam
7 1 (1.85%) Aruba
7 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.85%) EMC
7 1 (1.85%) Intel
7 1 (1.85%) Juniper
7 1 (1.85%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.85%) Lotus
7 1 (1.85%) Sage
7 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
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