The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Support 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £170 £250
% change year-on-year
+45.58% -32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
414 191 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.59% 96.46% 89.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 111 120
Average daily rate £393 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 26
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -52.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £22.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Technical Support
East of England

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Support
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 Technical Support within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bedford - - - - 1
Luton - - - - 1
Technical Support
East of England