The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
England / East Midlands
Rank 81 86 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 14 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.95% 0.95% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.00% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Median daily rate £125 £114 £81
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £109 £77
10% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £123 £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £150 £150
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.60 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.10 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £13.87
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -2.66%

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
1411 1502 1444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.92% 95.55% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 865 779
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 68 96
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.20 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

IT Support Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Leicestershire +11 6 £130 +14.03% 2
Derbyshire -8 5 £125 +9.64% 4
Nottinghamshire +4 3 - - 6
IT Support
England

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 East Midlands region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
4 14 (38.89%) Windows 10
5 11 (30.56%) Windows 8
5 11 (30.56%) MS Office
6 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 8 (22.22%) Intel Security
8 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
8 7 (19.44%) VPN
8 7 (19.44%) SCCM
9 6 (16.67%) Finance
10 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (13.89%) Application Packaging
10 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
10 5 (13.89%) OneDrive
10 5 (13.89%) BitLocker
10 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
10 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
11 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
11 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (11.11%) HP
11 4 (11.11%) Citrix
11 4 (11.11%) VBScript
11 4 (11.11%) Firewall
11 4 (11.11%) Windows Server

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (8.33%) IBM Notes
5 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.78%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) OneDrive
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) VPN
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.56%) 3G
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.33%) EPoS
3 1 (2.78%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.78%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows 10
2 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 11 (30.56%) Windows 8
4 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
6 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.78%) Unix
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Application Packaging
2 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (8.33%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) ITIL V2
2 3 (8.33%) Service Management
3 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.56%) Chat Support
4 1 (2.78%) BPR
4 1 (2.78%) Change Management
4 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement Process
4 1 (2.78%) Data Entry
4 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.78%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) QMS
4 1 (2.78%) Quality Management
4 1 (2.78%) Software Audit
4 1 (2.78%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) DBS Check
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) BitLocker
3 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Intel Security
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix
3 4 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (8.33%) Lotus
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) Mitel
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle