Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was £110 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 23 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.

Second Line Support Engineer
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 49 43
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6 +19
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 3 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.12% 0.20% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.21% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Suffolk median daily rate £110 - £168
East of England median daily rate £128 £160 £160
% change year-on-year -20.31% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Suffolk median hourly rate £11.00 - £15.00
10th Percentile £10.50 - £13.75
90th Percentile £11.50 - £16.25
East of England median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -18.52% -10.00% -3.23%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 258 484 458
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 95.91% 97.19% 96.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 313 303
Suffolk median daily rate £388 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03% +5.77%
10th Percentile £130 £214 £225
90th Percentile £525 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 32
Suffolk median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +29.03%
10th Percentile £10.85 £9.95 £10.80
90th Percentile £44.88 £36.63 £27.07
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -4.76%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Suffolk

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in Suffolk.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Suffolk

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in Suffolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Suffolk

2nd Line 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 2nd Line Support Engineer within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
Ipswich +13 1 £110 -
2nd Line Support Engineer
East of England

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 2nd Line 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 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL

2nd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft