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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 66 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 8 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% 0.52% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.54% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate £170 £215 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +21.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £155 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £268 £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £146 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -41.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.92%
IT Support
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
929 1110 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.18% 95.94% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 543 495
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 54 63
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 5 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +6 2 £215 +30.30% 2
Aylesbury 0 2 - -
High Wycombe - 2 £160 - 1
Amersham - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 - -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) MS Office
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
6 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) Law
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Unix
6 2 (11.76%) Office 365
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Information Governance
7 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
7 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
7 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
7 1 (5.88%) SaaS
7 1 (5.88%) Shibboleth

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) CICS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
2 2 (11.76%) Information Governance
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) COBOL
1 1 (5.88%) JCL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Shibboleth
2 1 (5.88%) UAG
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Control-M
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Novell
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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