The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Devon region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 28 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.36% 0.92% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 0.95% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £150 £138 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -64.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £145 £194
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -25.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -
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
208 317 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 98.11% 96.94% 91.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 183 188
Median daily rate £323 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 19
Median hourly rate £44.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Devon region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +3 5 £150 - 2
IT Support
South West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT Support 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 Devon region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Skype
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
4 4 (57.14%) Skype for Business
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) iPhone
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) iManage
6 1 (14.29%) Avaya
6 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
6 1 (14.29%) Sophos
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) Unix
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 4 (57.14%) Skype for Business
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) iManage
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sophos
2 1 (14.29%) VMware