The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Systems Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Systems Support
Rank - 79 68
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.10% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £180 £221
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.34% -5.50%
Systems Support
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
830 928 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.32% 94.89% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 565 406
Median daily rate £420 £400 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 44
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £33.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire