The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chester region.

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
29 Jul 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 Chester - - -
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 £225 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.73 £14.75 £14.09
% change year-on-year
+33.77% +4.72%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
129 141 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.56% 90.97% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 45 40
Average daily rate £288 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £182 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Support
Cheshire

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Chester