Period
to 26 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £193 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 129 142
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 66 54 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.35% 1.27% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.31% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 34
Yorkshire median daily rate £193 £180 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% -28.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £117 £106 £113
90th Percentile £365 £275 £315
England median daily rate £210 £200 £266
% change year-on-year +5.00% -24.88% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 16
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £9.79 £9.45 £9.25
90th Percentile £19.64 £18.45 £21.75
England median hourly rate £17.30 £15.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year +9.32% +0.48% -3.55%

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 4,686 4,122 5,454
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 97.08% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,098 2,601 3,667
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 155 184
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £12.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.39% -8.93% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.79 £9.25 £8.52
90th Percentile £41.76 £28.06 £33.75
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year -2.61% -2.24% +11.06%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +4 40 £180 -18.18% 33
North Yorkshire -5 11 £225 +73.08% 5
South Yorkshire -13 11 £200 +14.29% 4
East Yorkshire +1 4 - -
Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 48 (72.73%) Windows
2 30 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 17 (25.76%) Windows 10
4 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 13 (19.70%) Office 365
6 12 (18.18%) Citrix
7 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
8 9 (13.64%) DNS
9 8 (12.12%) Apple
9 8 (12.12%) Migration
9 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
9 8 (12.12%) Windows 7
10 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (10.61%) VMware
10 7 (10.61%) Service Management
10 7 (10.61%) DHCP
11 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (9.09%) SLA
11 6 (9.09%) Finance
11 6 (9.09%) SCCM
11 6 (9.09%) Time Management
11 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
11 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (7.58%) Windows 8
12 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS

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 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.52%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.52%) SAP PM
1 1 (1.52%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) DNS
2 7 (10.61%) DHCP
3 4 (6.06%) Internet
3 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.55%) SAN
4 3 (4.55%) SMS
5 2 (3.03%) LAN
5 2 (3.03%) Skype
5 2 (3.03%) WAN
6 1 (1.52%) Firewall
6 1 (1.52%) VPN
6 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
1 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Military
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) Behat
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.52%) phpspec
2 1 (1.52%) VXML
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.03%) CMDB
2 2 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.52%) iPhone
3 1 (1.52%) IVR
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Replication
3 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 48 (72.73%) Windows
2 17 (25.76%) Windows 10
3 11 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
5 5 (7.58%) Linux
5 5 (7.58%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.58%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.06%) Android
6 4 (6.06%) Mac OS
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.03%) Unix
9 1 (1.52%) HPUX
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.12%) Migration
2 7 (10.61%) Service Management
3 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (9.09%) Time Management
4 5 (7.58%) ITIL
4 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.06%) Change Management
5 4 (6.06%) Network Management
6 3 (4.55%) Logistics
7 2 (3.03%) Coaching
7 2 (3.03%) Document Management
7 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.52%) BDD
8 1 (1.52%) Break/Fix
8 1 (1.52%) Change Control
8 1 (1.52%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.52%) Patch Management
8 1 (1.52%) Privileged Access Management
8 1 (1.52%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (1.52%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) Java
2 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.03%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) MCSE
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) BitLocker
3 2 (3.03%) Docker
3 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) XenApp
4 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
2 2 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.52%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) Citrix
3 8 (12.12%) Apple
4 7 (10.61%) VMware
5 4 (6.06%) HP
6 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.03%) NetApp
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle
7 2 (3.03%) SAP
7 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.52%) Autodesk
8 1 (1.52%) Capita
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco
8 1 (1.52%) Genesys
8 1 (1.52%) Google
8 1 (1.52%) IBM
8 1 (1.52%) Lumension
8 1 (1.52%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.52%) Remedy
8 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow