The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Support Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - £140
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Software Support Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire 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
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 94.19% 88.89% 87.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 22
Average daily rate £284 £275 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £383 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £18.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.70 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%