The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 97 78 83
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 6 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.37% 0.99% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.05% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £200 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £164 £180 £150
% change year-on-year
-9.02% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.13 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £9.24 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £13.50 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.23 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-2.03% +3.84%
IT Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1542 1431 1504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.20% 94.46% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 740 762
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 107 97
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £20.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincolnshire +5 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -16 2 - - 4
Derbyshire -2 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 3
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 9 (56.25%) MS Office
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (37.50%) Remedy
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
6 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
9 2 (12.50%) Apple
9 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
9 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (12.50%) Citrix
9 2 (12.50%) Lotus
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco
9 2 (12.50%) LAN
9 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
9 2 (12.50%) ITSM
9 2 (12.50%) Wireless
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
9 2 (12.50%) SCCM
9 2 (12.50%) Software Distribution
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (6.25%) Meraki
10 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing
10 1 (6.25%) NETGEAR

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (56.25%) MS Office
3 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) CCTV
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITSM
2 2 (12.50%) Software Distribution
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Remedy
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Lotus
3 2 (12.50%) Apple
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
4 1 (6.25%) ZyXEL
4 1 (6.25%) NETGEAR
4 1 (6.25%) Meraki
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Posted: 27 days ago