Period
to 20 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

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.

Second Line Support Engineer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 37 33
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support Engineer 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford - 1.14% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.26% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Watford median daily rate - £130 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.58% -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £148 £130 £190
% change year-on-year +13.85% -31.58% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £13.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 - £13.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Contract vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 277 239 219
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.23% 90.87% 96.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 135 117
Watford median daily rate £400 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% +18.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £251 £130 £147
90th Percentile £538 £562 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 5
Watford median hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.62% - +16.00%
10th Percentile £15.35 £11.33 £13.10
90th Percentile £92.00 £15.35 £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year -0.88% -1.54% -7.14%

2nd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Watford

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Watford

2nd Line Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support Engineer in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support Engineer in Watford