The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 67 84 84
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Specialist 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.36% 0.081% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.085% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.39 £21.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+66.54% +8.97%
Support Specialist
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
770 1182 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 91.89% 95.79% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 551 631
Median daily rate £410 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 64 108
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £9.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.00 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Support Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Support Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Support Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Specialist across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Support Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Support Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Support Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Support Specialist
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 Support Specialist within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 3 £325 -
Support Specialist
South East

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Support Specialist 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 Support Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) XML Messaging
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) OVSD
3 1 (33.33%) Lumension
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis

Support Specialist 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OVSD
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (33.33%) Lumension
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp