The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 29 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 5 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 2.23% 5.80% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 6.15% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £200 - £105
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £148 £138
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
IT Support
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley 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
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
221 130 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 98.66% 94.20% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 92 75
Average daily rate £410 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £43.00 £48.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.59 £40.54 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

IT Support
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region that cited IT Support 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region that cited IT Support 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus