The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dorset region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 31 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.49% 0.51% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £163 £145 £135
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £8.75 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
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 Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
262 186 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 97.76% 94.90% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 99 123
Median daily rate £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £180 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 23
Median hourly rate £21.00 £32.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Dorchester - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
IT Support
South West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Dorset region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam