Period
to 17 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an IT Support Engineer was £216 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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.

IT Support Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 97 84
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13 +4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.41% 0.19% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.21% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £216 £140 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.46% -42.56% +14.71%
10th Percentile £143 £140 £191
90th Percentile £317 £140 £312
East of England median daily rate £170 £150 £174
% change year-on-year +13.33% -13.67% -8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.69% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £17.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £14.50 £17.50 £16.05
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +29.63% +22.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,343 1,458 1,366
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.81% 94.06% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 738 775
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £186 £200 £210
90th Percentile £556 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 112 85
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.93 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.69% +20.69% -6.45%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.29 £10.07
90th Percentile £47.58 £44.43 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.33 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.79% -5.00% -11.11%

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Hertfordshire

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support Engineer in Hertfordshire

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Support Engineer in Hertfordshire

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support Engineer in Hertfordshire

IT Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 3 £294 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £170 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £140 -
IT Support Engineer
East of England

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (16.67%) MOS
6 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Android
6 1 (16.67%) Service Management
6 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (16.67%) Skype
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (16.67%) Apple

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) VMware