The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank - 11 8
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 4.55% 5.41%
As % of the Job Titles category - 4.65% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £253 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+12.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £74.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.35
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.23%
Support Engineer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford 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
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
33 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 84.62% 97.73% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 19
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £137 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +207.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Engineer in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford