The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 38 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.28% 1.35% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 1.45% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Median daily rate - £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £208 £211
% change year-on-year
+25.30% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.86 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.82 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.15% +5.43%
Support Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
344 345 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.56% 92.99% 97.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 229 348
Median daily rate £414 £366 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 9
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £15.86 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.75 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -6 1 - -
Support Engineer
East of England

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
2 3 (42.86%) Avaya
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (14.29%) WMI
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
4 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Kibana
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) ADSL
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) ICMP
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) RIP
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
1 1 (14.29%) Rendezvous
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) RSA SecurID
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 1 (14.29%) High Availability
1 1 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCENT
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 1 (14.29%) Kibana
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (14.29%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Progress
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO