The median contractor rate for a Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Engineer
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 10 - 10
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Support Engineer 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 2.56% - 5.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% - 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £250 £225
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 38 29 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 97.44% 82.86% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 22
Median daily rate £375 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -52.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Bedford

Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Engineer in Bedford

Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Engineer in Bedford

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Bedford region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft