Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £180 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 123 130
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 80 85 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.80% 1.56% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.62% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 36
Yorkshire median daily rate £180 £258 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.10% +28.59% +14.43%
10th Percentile £113 £105 £120
90th Percentile £330 £340 £338
England median daily rate £200 £240 £219
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.59% -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £12.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% +7.11% -5.54%
10th Percentile £14.33 £9.23 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.65 £17.50 £19.08
England median hourly rate £16.47 £15.08 £15.77
% change year-on-year +9.22% -4.41% +5.13%

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 4288 5241 5815
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.17% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2841 3361 3873
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 200 316
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.49 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £29.63 £28.88
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire +11 33 £180 -34.55% 9
North Yorkshire +12 20 £150 -41.75%
South Yorkshire +16 19 £300 +172.73% 1
East Yorkshire -5 8 £155 -33.87% 2
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (60.00%) Windows
2 38 (47.50%) Microsoft
3 31 (38.75%) Active Directory
4 26 (32.50%) Windows 7
5 18 (22.50%) VMware
6 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Office
7 16 (20.00%) Cisco
8 12 (15.00%) ITIL
8 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (13.75%) Migration
10 10 (12.50%) Office 365
11 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
11 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
11 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
11 9 (11.25%) Android
11 9 (11.25%) Blackberry
11 9 (11.25%) VPN
12 8 (10.00%) DNS
12 8 (10.00%) Citrix
12 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (10.00%) Coaching
12 8 (10.00%) Windows 10
13 7 (8.75%) BYOD
13 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (8.75%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (8.75%) MCDST
14 6 (7.50%) Incident Management
14 6 (7.50%) Time Management
14 6 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (7.50%) CRM

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 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.75%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Office 365
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) VPN
2 8 (10.00%) DNS
3 7 (8.75%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.00%) Firewall
6 2 (2.50%) LAN
6 2 (2.50%) SAN
6 2 (2.50%) VoIP
6 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.50%) Wireless
7 1 (1.25%) ATM
7 1 (1.25%) Broadband
7 1 (1.25%) DHCP
7 1 (1.25%) DWDM
7 1 (1.25%) Frame Relay
7 1 (1.25%) PBX
7 1 (1.25%) SDH
7 1 (1.25%) SMS
7 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (6.25%) Banking
1 5 (6.25%) French Language
1 5 (6.25%) German Language
1 5 (6.25%) Italian Language
1 5 (6.25%) Spanish Language
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.75%) BYOD
3 6 (7.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.50%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.25%) CMDB
5 1 (1.25%) iPad
5 1 (1.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (60.00%) Windows
2 26 (32.50%) Windows 7
3 9 (11.25%) Android
3 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.75%) Mac OS
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) AIX
8 1 (1.25%) Linux
8 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.25%) Solaris
8 1 (1.25%) Unix
8 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) ITIL
2 11 (13.75%) Migration
3 8 (10.00%) Coaching
4 6 (7.50%) CRM
4 6 (7.50%) Incident Management
4 6 (7.50%) Time Management
5 5 (6.25%) Network Management
6 3 (3.75%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.75%) Service Management
7 2 (2.50%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.50%) Logistics
8 1 (1.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.25%) Email Filtering
8 1 (1.25%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.25%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.25%) Line Management
8 1 (1.25%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.25%) Security Architecture
8 1 (1.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
2 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.75%) MCDST
4 6 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.25%) CCNA
6 4 (5.00%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.50%) MCSE
8 1 (1.25%) CCIE
8 1 (1.25%) CCNP
8 1 (1.25%) Degree
8 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.25%) MCSA
8 1 (1.25%) MCTS
8 1 (1.25%) Server+ Certification
8 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (38.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.75%) vSphere
4 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.25%) XenApp
5 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) SCCM
2 3 (3.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco CME
3 1 (1.25%) Ionix
3 1 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 38 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.50%) VMware
3 16 (20.00%) Cisco
4 8 (10.00%) Citrix
5 5 (6.25%) Apple
6 3 (3.75%) HP
6 3 (3.75%) Lotus
7 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.50%) EMC
7 2 (2.50%) Juniper
8 1 (1.25%) Aruba
8 1 (1.25%) Avaya
8 1 (1.25%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.25%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.25%) McAfee
8 1 (1.25%) Nokia
8 1 (1.25%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.25%) Veritas
8 1 (1.25%) Workday