Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Support Engineer was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

IT Support Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 80 97
Rank change year-on-year -16 +17 +7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 3 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.19% 0.93% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.97% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £140 £190 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% -10.59% +32.81%
East of England median daily rate £150 £185 £190
% change year-on-year -18.92% -2.63% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £11.75
% change year-on-year +27.27% +17.02% -21.67%

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 1454 1345 1532
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.91% 96.69% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 767 776
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £207 £194
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 82 156
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.82 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.13% -11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.68 £53.63 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.25 £20.94
% change year-on-year -19.10% +6.28% +4.68%

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 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 18 November 2017. 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
Stevenage - 1 £140 -
Hatfield - 1 - -
IT Support Engineer
East of England

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT 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 Hertfordshire region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) PDA
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix