The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 63 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 8 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.96% 0.52% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.54% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Median daily rate £210 £170 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £106 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £283 £268
UK excluding London median daily rate £148 £143 £164
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £8.75 - £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £13.87
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -2.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
777 926 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.28% 95.86% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 440 572
Median daily rate £388 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 70
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £24.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Buckinghamshire region that featured IT Support in the job title.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IT Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

IT Support Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +14 6 £210 -2.32% 2
High Wycombe -3 1 £113 -29.68% 2
IT Support
South East

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT Support 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) MS Office
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (25.00%) Time Management
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (18.75%) Cantonese Language
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
5 3 (18.75%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (12.50%) German Language
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Office
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Softphone
1 1 (6.25%) VLAN
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 3 (18.75%) Cantonese Language
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Mandarin Language
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) German Language
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) iPad
1 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (12.50%) Change Control
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Mitel
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com