The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 75 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.21% - 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £186 £263 £280
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -

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
866 941 1143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.82% 94.95% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 481 576
Median daily rate £400 £383 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 39
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +0.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.34 £12.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £31.20 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Technical 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) UX Design
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos

Technical 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) People Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos