The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank - 73 77
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.58% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.62% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £180 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £164 £180 £150
% change year-on-year
-9.02% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.23 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-2.03% +3.84%
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South East

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
1254 1124 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.00% 93.05% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 633 515
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 69
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.93 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Zenoss

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk