The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank - - 18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £130
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £263 £213
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -20.83%
Technical Support
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92 152 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 85.98% 98.06% 90.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 101 47
Median daily rate £325 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £328 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 17
Median hourly rate £12.25 £42.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.17% +54.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Cheltenham region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware