The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Engineer
Rank 46 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.78% 1.68% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.81% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£353 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £225 £219
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +5.00%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
482 221 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.51% 92.86% 91.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 112 158
Average daily rate £400 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £544 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 11
Average hourly rate £25.50 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.86% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.05 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -3 2 £170 - 1
Dunstable - - - - 1
Luton - - - - 2
Shefford - - - -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) MCP
4 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) VCP5
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) WSUS
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (9.09%) SCOM
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Database Security
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control

Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
1 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
1 1 (9.09%) Change Control
1 1 (9.09%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) VCP5
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee
3 1 (9.09%) Intel
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