The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Devon 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 16 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 Devon 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 34 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.89% 0.53% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 0.55% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £138 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £139 £128 £160
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.17%
Job Titles Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
243 183 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 91.70% 97.86% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 109 74
Average daily rate £350 £312 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 26
Average hourly rate £13.69 £31.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.55% +96.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £8.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
IT Support
South West

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Devon

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Devon region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 5 £138 - 3
Exeter - - - - 1
Exmouth - - - -
IT Support
South West

IT Support
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) MCSE
3 5 (45.45%) MCSA
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) ISO 9001
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 5 (45.45%) MS Office
4 4 (36.36%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (9.09%) Kindle
6 1 (9.09%) Retail
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Back Office
6 1 (9.09%) Finance

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (45.45%) MCSE
1 5 (45.45%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO 9001
2 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
Plymouth
Deerfoot IT
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