The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 East Midlands 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 70 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 28 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.77% 1.09% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £120 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £138 £134 £153
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -12.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -25.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.17%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1484 1176 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.98% 91.52% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 554 623
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £213 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 127 108
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
IT Support
England

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 24 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
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Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire 0 14 £160 - 3
Nottinghamshire +4 10 £115 - 1
Derbyshire -18 4 - - 1
Northamptonshire -9 1 - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
3 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
4 23 (46.94%) Windows XP
5 22 (44.90%) MS Excel
6 18 (36.73%) MS Office
6 18 (36.73%) Windows 7
7 14 (28.57%) Citrix
8 13 (26.53%) Blackberry
9 11 (22.45%) ITIL
10 8 (16.33%) Cisco
11 7 (14.29%) Wireless
12 6 (12.24%) Windows Vista
12 6 (12.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (12.24%) AS400
12 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
12 6 (12.24%) ERP
12 6 (12.24%) Ethernet
12 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
12 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
13 5 (10.20%) MCSA
13 5 (10.20%) MCP
13 5 (10.20%) SLA
13 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (10.20%) MCDST
13 5 (10.20%) MCTS
13 5 (10.20%) MCITP
14 4 (8.16%) LANDesk
14 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (8.16%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 6 (12.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.08%) Lync
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) Site Server
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (44.90%) MS Excel
2 18 (36.73%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) CATIA
4 1 (2.04%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Wireless
2 6 (12.24%) Ethernet
2 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.16%) LAN
4 3 (6.12%) VPN
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (6.12%) Junos
4 3 (6.12%) Firewall
5 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.08%) PABX
5 2 (4.08%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (4.08%) SAN
5 2 (4.08%) WLAN
6 1 (2.04%) WAN
6 1 (2.04%) VoIP
6 1 (2.04%) Internet
6 1 (2.04%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.24%) AS400
3 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.12%) Thin Client
4 3 (6.12%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 23 (46.94%) Windows XP
3 18 (36.73%) Windows 7
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Vista
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) UNIX
7 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) ERP
3 2 (4.08%) Quality Management
3 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.08%) Change Management
3 2 (4.08%) Workflow
3 2 (4.08%) Migration
3 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.04%) Project Management
4 1 (2.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) MCP
1 5 (10.20%) MCSA
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (10.20%) MCDST
1 5 (10.20%) MCTS
1 5 (10.20%) MCITP
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (67.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.08%) XenApp
3 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) Citrix
3 8 (16.33%) Cisco
4 4 (8.16%) VMware
4 4 (8.16%) LANDesk
5 3 (6.12%) Juniper
5 3 (6.12%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) Remedy
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle
7 1 (2.04%) Apple
7 1 (2.04%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) Avaya
7 1 (2.04%) Adobe
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