The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 120 118 111
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 25 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.84% 0.88% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.96% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 3
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£160 £163 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £98 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £153 £145 £154
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 6
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.85 £16.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +1.81%
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2800 2704 2129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.71% 91.60% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1677 1545 1087
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 231 233
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -34.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

IT Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

IT Support Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

IT Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

IT Support Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -14 8 £296 +81.84% 4
Norfolk +4 6 £110 +12.24% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 5 £240 +23.07% 3
Suffolk +12 2 - -
Essex -13 2 - - 5
Bedfordshire - 2 £160 - 1
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 33 (64.71%) Windows
2 32 (62.75%) Active Directory
3 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
4 20 (39.22%) MS Office
5 12 (23.53%) VMware
5 12 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (13.73%) SCCM
8 6 (11.76%) Citrix
8 6 (11.76%) SAN
9 5 (9.80%) Degree
9 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
9 5 (9.80%) SLA
9 5 (9.80%) ITIL
10 4 (7.84%) SQL
10 4 (7.84%) Cisco
10 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001
10 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
10 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (7.84%) Change Management
10 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
10 4 (7.84%) Migration
10 4 (7.84%) Office 365
11 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (5.88%) People Management
11 3 (5.88%) Line Management
11 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
11 3 (5.88%) Mac OS

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.92%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.96%) Lync
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (39.22%) MS Office
2 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) SAN
2 3 (5.88%) VPN
3 2 (3.92%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) LAN
3 2 (3.92%) WAN
3 2 (3.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.96%) PBX
4 1 (1.96%) Intranet
4 1 (1.96%) Firewall
4 1 (1.96%) VLAN
4 1 (1.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) CSS
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.92%) Kindle
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) Wiki
2 1 (1.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 33 (64.71%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.88%) Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Mac OS
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.96%) Android
6 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.80%) ITIL
2 4 (7.84%) Migration
2 4 (7.84%) Change Management
3 3 (5.88%) Line Management
3 3 (5.88%) People Management
4 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.96%) Data Security
5 1 (1.96%) SEO
5 1 (1.96%) Patch Management
5 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.96%) Document Management
5 1 (1.96%) Data Analysis
5 1 (1.96%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.96%) Change Control
5 1 (1.96%) OO
5 1 (1.96%) CRM
5 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) VBScript
2 1 (1.96%) VB
2 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) MCSE
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CISSP
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
2 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (62.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.96%) Xen
4 1 (1.96%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.96%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) VMware
3 6 (11.76%) Citrix
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco
5 3 (5.88%) HP
5 3 (5.88%) Symantec
6 2 (3.92%) Lotus
7 1 (1.96%) Apple
7 1 (1.96%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.96%) EMC
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) Avaya
7 1 (1.96%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.96%) NetApp
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