Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 6 months to 18 January 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
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 26 27
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 0.43% 3.35% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 3.52% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 5
Ipswich median daily rate - £170 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -32.00% +31.58%
Suffolk median daily rate - £175 £250
% change year-on-year - -30.00% +61.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Ipswich median hourly rate - £12.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.00% +41.59%
Suffolk median hourly rate - £12.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -40.00% +56.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. 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
Ipswich
Contract vacancies in Ipswich with a recognized job title 202 256 186
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 86.32% 95.17% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 152 113
Ipswich median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £250 £204 £263
90th Percentile £588 £538 £575
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
Ipswich median hourly rate £26.00 £11.67 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.89% -15.16% -21.43%
10th Percentile £14.80 £9.58 £10.13
90th Percentile £37.20 £17.48 £18.28
Suffolk median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -17.24% +16.00% -13.79%

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 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) BroadSoft

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BroadSoft