The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Suffolk 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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 28 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 5 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.94% 5.45% 6.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 5.64% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 9
Median daily rate £190 £180 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £160 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £230 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £208
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.90 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% -18.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.82
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.13%
Support Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
251 195 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.29% 96.53% 97.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 121 207
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £180 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 24
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.87 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.19% -0.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich 0 5 £190 +5.55% 1
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Suffolk region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) VMware