The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Coventry 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs requiring a Support Specialist 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - - 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £245 £283
% change year-on-year
+26.53% -13.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £32.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +42.22%
Job Titles Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
285 209 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 87.42% 92.07% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 56 106
Average daily rate £375 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £100 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 51 35
Average hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Support Specialist
West Midlands

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Support Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Support Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Support Specialist
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Support Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) ABAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (100.00%) SAP R/3
1 1 (100.00%) Web Dynpro
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Portal
1 1 (100.00%) NWDI
1 1 (100.00%) NWDS

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Support Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP R/3
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NWDI
1 1 (100.00%) NWDS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP