The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Coventry region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Specialist 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.20% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £190 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.39 £21.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+66.54% -1.16%
Support Specialist
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
472 355 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 92.91% 93.92% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 221 131
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.08 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.37% -34.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £20.05 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

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 Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Support Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) Mimecast
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Mimecast
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft