Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was £143 per day in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 6 months to 20 July 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
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 35 34
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 3 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.46% 1.42% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.45% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 9
Ipswich median daily rate £143 £190 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £115 £166 £162
90th Percentile £180 £258 £275
Suffolk median daily rate £288 £190 £200
% change year-on-year +51.32% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Ipswich median hourly rate - £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -23.08%
Suffolk median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -45.00% +33.33% -23.08%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 196 344 315
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 95.15% 97.45% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 207 211
Ipswich median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £189 £183 £225
90th Percentile £525 £575 £550
Suffolk median daily rate £390 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -8.24% +3.03% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 25
Ipswich median hourly rate £14.25 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% -0.83%
10th Percentile £11.23 £9.80 £10.95
90th Percentile £28.73 £18.60 £30.85
Suffolk median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +7.14%

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings that featured Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Ipswich

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Ipswich

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Ipswich

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Ipswich region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SLA

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
Ipswich, Suffolk
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