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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 77 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 14 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.91% 0.73% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.79% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£200 £138 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £149 £139 £148
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £9.21 £12.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.85% +2.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.88
% change year-on-year
- -6.30%
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
1440 1528 1478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.87% 92.61% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 770 665
Average daily rate £350 £320 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 101 132
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.53 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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
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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
Leicestershire +10 6 - -
Nottinghamshire +9 4 - - 1
Derbyshire +7 4 - - 2
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (40.48%) Windows 7
4 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
5 13 (30.95%) Windows XP
6 11 (26.19%) MS Office
7 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
8 6 (14.29%) ITIL
9 5 (11.90%) Cisco
9 5 (11.90%) Remedy
9 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
9 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (9.52%) Capita
10 4 (9.52%) Migration
10 4 (9.52%) VMware
10 4 (9.52%) Finance
10 4 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
10 4 (9.52%) ERP
11 3 (7.14%) Citrix
11 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (7.14%) WAN
11 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
11 3 (7.14%) Workflow
11 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (7.14%) CMDB
11 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
11 3 (7.14%) XenApp
11 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Site Server
3 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Excel
2 11 (26.19%) MS Office
3 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) CATIA
4 1 (2.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (4.76%) Junos
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) VPN
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) WLAN
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
3 1 (2.38%) PABX
3 1 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.14%) CMDB
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) AS400
3 2 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 17 (40.48%) Windows 7
3 13 (30.95%) Windows XP
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Migration
2 4 (9.52%) ERP
3 3 (7.14%) Workflow
4 2 (4.76%) ITSM
5 1 (2.38%) Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.38%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) MCDST
2 2 (4.76%) MCTS
2 2 (4.76%) MCITP
2 2 (4.76%) MCP
2 2 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco
2 5 (11.90%) Remedy
3 4 (9.52%) Capita
3 4 (9.52%) VMware
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (4.76%) LANDesk
5 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) Adobe
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