The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £235 £215
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+19.14% -32.85%
Technical Support
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim 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
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
84 65 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 78.50% 87.84% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 68
Average daily rate £300 £270 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £13.39 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.03 £13.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Technical Support
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - - - - 1
Technical Support
Northern Ireland