The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Ipswich region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 24 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.67% 0.81% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.82% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £215 £250 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £219 £225
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Support Engineer
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
144 122 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.64% 98.39% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 77 81
Median daily rate £428 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £323 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Ipswich region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Engineer across the Ipswich region.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer across the Ipswich region.

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Ipswich region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft