The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 88 107 102
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 34 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.38% 0.98% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.02% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 10
Median daily rate £155 £170 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £100 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £360 £201
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £160 £130
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 13
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.87 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.87% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.21 £10.27 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £37.68 £18.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -0.92%
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
2369 2642 2779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.11% 95.48% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1341 1486 1531
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 240 226
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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
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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +17 10 £176 -54.98% 10
Cambridgeshire +13 8 £155 -31.11% 6
Essex +3 7 £115 - 1
Norfolk -1 7 £130 +26.82% 1
Bedfordshire +1 1 £140 -12.50% 1
Suffolk -3 1 £155 -
IT Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 of England region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 25 (45.45%) Windows
2 19 (34.55%) Active Directory
3 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.45%) MS Office
5 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
6 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
7 7 (12.73%) Apple
7 7 (12.73%) iPhone
8 6 (10.91%) Civica
8 6 (10.91%) HP
8 6 (10.91%) ITIL
8 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
8 6 (10.91%) LAN
9 5 (9.09%) Skype for Business
9 5 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 5 (9.09%) WAN
9 5 (9.09%) VMware
10 4 (7.27%) Service Management
10 4 (7.27%) Blackberry
10 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
10 4 (7.27%) SQL
10 4 (7.27%) DBS Check
11 3 (5.45%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (5.45%) MCP
11 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
11 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
11 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (5.45%) Remedy
11 3 (5.45%) CCNA
11 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.82%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Drupal
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.82%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) MS Office
2 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.64%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) LAN
2 5 (9.09%) WAN
3 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.64%) DHCP
4 2 (3.64%) DNS
4 2 (3.64%) IPv4
4 2 (3.64%) ISDN
4 2 (3.64%) Skype
4 2 (3.64%) VoIP
4 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.82%) Firewall
5 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.82%) VPN
5 1 (1.82%) WebEx
5 1 (1.82%) Wireless
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
1 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.82%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) CSS3
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) HTML5
2 1 (1.82%) jQuery
2 1 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) iPhone
2 4 (7.27%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.64%) iPad
3 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) AS400
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
5 5 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.64%) Android
7 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.91%) ITIL
2 4 (7.27%) Service Management
3 3 (5.45%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
5 1 (1.82%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.82%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.82%) High Availability
5 1 (1.82%) Information Security
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.82%) ITSM
5 1 (1.82%) Migration
5 1 (1.82%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.82%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.82%) Time Management
5 1 (1.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) C
2 1 (1.82%) C#
2 1 (1.82%) C++
2 1 (1.82%) Java
2 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.82%) PHP
2 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.82%) Python
2 1 (1.82%) Ruby
2 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) DBS Check
2 3 (5.45%) CCNA
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.45%) MCP
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (34.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) vSphere
2 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Apple
3 6 (10.91%) Civica
3 6 (10.91%) HP
4 5 (9.09%) VMware
5 3 (5.45%) Avaya
5 3 (5.45%) Remedy
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco
6 2 (3.64%) Citrix
6 2 (3.64%) Google
6 2 (3.64%) Mitel
7 1 (1.82%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.82%) Dell
7 1 (1.82%) IBM
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
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