The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 40 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.09% 1.95% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 2.01% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £175 £133
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £146 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.95 £10.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.92%
IT Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon 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
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
268 298 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 97.10% 97.07% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 139 120
Average daily rate £400 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £175 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 14
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% +82.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Exeter -1 1 - - 1
Plymouth -8 1 - -
Barnstaple - 1 - -
IT Support
South West

IT Support
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Novell
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Novell
1 1 (20.00%) VMware