The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £235 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.06% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +16.66%
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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
105 47 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 90.52% 97.92% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 24 19
Average daily rate £375 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £205 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £471 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 6
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.59% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.10 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

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