Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £220 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 108 141
Rank change year-on-year -12 +33 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 75 68 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.51% 1.65% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.70% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 42
Yorkshire median daily rate £220 £183 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.55% -29.81% +15.56%
10th Percentile £115 £107 £125
90th Percentile £365 £351 £340
England median daily rate £195 £209 £263
% change year-on-year -6.59% -20.48% +19.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 16
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.62% +6.01%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.65 £9.23
90th Percentile £35.90 £21.65 £17.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.70 £15.50
% change year-on-year +11.50% +1.26% -3.13%

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 4,763 3,991 5,435
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 97.03% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,169 2,595 3,590
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £257
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 126 177
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.81 £14.20 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.30% +2.82% +2.45%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.25 £9.40
90th Percentile £38.25 £28.03 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +8.39%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -15 39 £220 +15.79% 14
South Yorkshire -4 14 £325 +1.96% 2
North Yorkshire -2 13 £165 +17.86% 2
East Yorkshire +6 9 £200 +14.29%
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 54 (72.00%) Windows
2 27 (36.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
5 16 (21.33%) Windows Server
6 13 (17.33%) Office 365
7 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
8 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (14.67%) SLA
8 11 (14.67%) Citrix
9 10 (13.33%) Cisco
9 10 (13.33%) ITIL
9 10 (13.33%) VMware
9 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
10 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (12.00%) Service Management
10 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 8 (10.67%) Apple iOS
12 7 (9.33%) OneDrive
12 7 (9.33%) Android
12 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
12 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
12 7 (9.33%) Document Management
12 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
12 7 (9.33%) DNS
12 7 (9.33%) Internet
13 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange

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 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.33%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.33%) SAP PM
1 1 (1.33%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Office 365
2 7 (9.33%) OneDrive
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) DNS
1 7 (9.33%) Internet
1 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.67%) DHCP
2 5 (6.67%) SAN
3 4 (5.33%) LAN
3 4 (5.33%) VPN
3 4 (5.33%) WAN
3 4 (5.33%) Wireless
4 3 (4.00%) Network Security
4 3 (4.00%) SMS
4 3 (4.00%) VLAN
4 3 (4.00%) VoIP
5 2 (2.67%) Firewall
5 2 (2.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.33%) Broadband
6 1 (1.33%) IPsec
6 1 (1.33%) ISDN
6 1 (1.33%) MPLS
6 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.67%) Games
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) VXML
2 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.67%) CMDB
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) IVR
4 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (72.00%) Windows
2 25 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 16 (21.33%) Windows Server
4 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (10.67%) Apple iOS
8 7 (9.33%) Android
9 6 (8.00%) Mac OS
10 3 (4.00%) Linux
10 3 (4.00%) Unix
10 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.67%) AIX
11 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.33%) HPUX
12 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.33%) ITIL
2 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (12.00%) Service Management
3 7 (9.33%) Document Management
4 6 (8.00%) Change Management
4 6 (8.00%) Migration
5 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.67%) Time Management
6 4 (5.33%) Storage Management
7 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.67%) CAD
8 2 (2.67%) Coaching
8 2 (2.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.67%) Demand Management
8 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.67%) Logistics
8 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.33%) C++
3 1 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.67%) CCNA
5 2 (2.67%) Degree
5 2 (2.67%) MCP
5 2 (2.67%) Server+ Certification
6 1 (1.33%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.33%) CCNP
6 1 (1.33%) CCSE
6 1 (1.33%) CCSP
6 1 (1.33%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.33%) CISSP
6 1 (1.33%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.33%) MCSE
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.67%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.33%) Xen
5 1 (1.33%) XenApp
5 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) SCOM
2 3 (4.00%) WSUS
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.67%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.67%) SCSM
3 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.67%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.67%) Citrix
3 10 (13.33%) Cisco
3 10 (13.33%) VMware
4 5 (6.67%) Lotus
5 4 (5.33%) Apple
6 3 (4.00%) Aruba
6 3 (4.00%) NetApp
7 2 (2.67%) Cognos
7 2 (2.67%) Google
7 2 (2.67%) HP
7 2 (2.67%) Juniper
7 2 (2.67%) SAP
7 2 (2.67%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.33%) Genesys
8 1 (1.33%) IBM
8 1 (1.33%) McAfee
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat