The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 35 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.90% 3.35% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 3.51% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£130 £105 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £148 £138 £130
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £11.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -1.81%
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East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
203 171 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 96.21% 95.53% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 100 59
Average daily rate £325 £290 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -20.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.88 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.38% -24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.10 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Support in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Extranet
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
5 1 (9.09%) IIS
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Replication
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited IT Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Extranet
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Coaching
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) ISMS
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 1 (9.09%) Google