Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 115 115
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 76 72 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.53% 1.63% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.69% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 45
Yorkshire median daily rate £200 £180 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -25.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £113 £113 £105
90th Percentile £388 £319 £340
England median daily rate £198 £200 £225
% change year-on-year -1.25% -11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.85 £16.68 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.97% +28.31% +4.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.88 £9.21
90th Percentile £34.55 £18.75 £17.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.48% +11.67% -3.23%

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 4,759 4,270 5,119
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 96.48% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,213 2,836 3,280
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £235
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 142 207
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +9.09% +1.14%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.03 £9.23
90th Percentile £33.75 £40.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.28 £18.70 £18.35
% change year-on-year -2.23% +1.89% +1.96%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -1 45 £220 +22.22% 15
North Yorkshire -7 14 £155 +6.90% 7
South Yorkshire -15 10 £285 -5.00% 6
East Yorkshire -2 5 £200 +29.03%
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 49 (64.47%) Windows
2 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
3 24 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 23 (30.26%) Windows 10
5 22 (28.95%) Windows 7
6 19 (25.00%) Office 365
7 16 (21.05%) Cisco
8 15 (19.74%) Windows Server
9 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (17.11%) ITIL
11 12 (15.79%) Citrix
12 11 (14.47%) SLA
13 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
14 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (11.84%) Migration
14 9 (11.84%) VMware
15 8 (10.53%) IBM Notes
15 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
15 8 (10.53%) Lotus
15 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
15 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
15 8 (10.53%) SCCM
15 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
15 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (9.21%) Time Management
16 7 (9.21%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
17 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery

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 (10.53%) IBM Notes
1 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.58%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.32%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.00%) Office 365
2 6 (7.89%) OneDrive
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Remote Desktop
1 5 (6.58%) Skype
1 5 (6.58%) VoIP
1 5 (6.58%) WAN
1 5 (6.58%) Wireless
2 4 (5.26%) LAN
2 4 (5.26%) VLAN
2 4 (5.26%) VPN
3 3 (3.95%) DHCP
3 3 (3.95%) DNS
3 3 (3.95%) Firewall
3 3 (3.95%) Internet
3 3 (3.95%) Network Security
3 3 (3.95%) SAN
3 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.63%) MPLS
4 2 (2.63%) SSL
5 1 (1.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.95%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Games
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Military
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.63%) e-Health
4 2 (2.63%) iPhone
4 2 (2.63%) LIMS
4 2 (2.63%) NHS
4 2 (2.63%) PACS
5 1 (1.32%) CCTV
5 1 (1.32%) iPad
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (64.47%) Windows
2 23 (30.26%) Windows 10
3 22 (28.95%) Windows 7
4 15 (19.74%) Windows Server
5 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.58%) Android
6 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.26%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.63%) AIX
9 2 (2.63%) Unix
10 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.11%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) Migration
3 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (9.21%) Time Management
5 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.89%) Incident Management
5 6 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.58%) Storage Management
7 4 (5.26%) Break/Fix
7 4 (5.26%) Document Management
7 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.26%) Service Management
8 3 (3.95%) CAD
8 3 (3.95%) Change Management
8 3 (3.95%) Network Management
9 2 (2.63%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.63%) Demand Management
9 2 (2.63%) Health Informatics
9 2 (2.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.26%) SQL
3 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.21%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.26%) DBS Check
5 3 (3.95%) CCNA
5 3 (3.95%) Degree
5 3 (3.95%) MCP
6 2 (2.63%) CCNP
6 2 (2.63%) MCSE
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.63%) Xen
5 1 (1.32%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.32%) XenApp
5 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) SCCM
2 3 (3.95%) SCSM
2 3 (3.95%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.63%) SCOM
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.32%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.05%) Cisco
3 12 (15.79%) Citrix
4 9 (11.84%) VMware
5 8 (10.53%) Lotus
6 6 (7.89%) ServiceNow
7 4 (5.26%) Aruba
8 3 (3.95%) Trend Micro
9 2 (2.63%) Apple
9 2 (2.63%) Cognos
9 2 (2.63%) Juniper
9 2 (2.63%) NetApp
10 1 (1.32%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.32%) Dell
10 1 (1.32%) Google
10 1 (1.32%) HP
10 1 (1.32%) McAfee
10 1 (1.32%) Sophos