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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 99 115 115
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 31 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.23% 1.03% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.08% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 15
Median daily rate £158 £165 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £104 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £351 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £150 £165
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 12
Median hourly rate £12.00 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +134.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £17.25 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £114.63 £19.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.94 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.46% +3.22%
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
2402 2951 2777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.47% 95.01% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1391 1792 1619
Median daily rate £388 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 239 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £36.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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
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 24 July 2016.

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
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 24 July 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
Cambridgeshire +19 11 £160 -33.33% 8
Hertfordshire +14 11 £190 -51.46% 7
Essex +11 6 - - 1
Norfolk -1 2 £111 -11.00% 1
Bedfordshire 0 1 £138 -14.06% 1
Suffolk - 1 £95 - 3
IT Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.58%) Windows
3 16 (28.07%) Active Directory
4 14 (24.56%) MS Office
5 9 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
6 7 (12.28%) VMware
7 6 (10.53%) Civica
7 6 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (10.53%) Apple
7 6 (10.53%) SQL
7 6 (10.53%) HP
7 6 (10.53%) VoIP
8 5 (8.77%) ISDN
8 5 (8.77%) IPv4
8 5 (8.77%) Avaya
8 5 (8.77%) Remedy
8 5 (8.77%) Mitel
8 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
9 4 (7.02%) ITIL
9 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
10 3 (5.26%) Office 365
10 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (5.26%) Linux
10 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
10 3 (5.26%) LAN
10 3 (5.26%) CCNA
10 3 (5.26%) 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 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Drupal
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.75%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) MS Office
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) VoIP
1 6 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (8.77%) IPv4
2 5 (8.77%) ISDN
3 3 (5.26%) LAN
4 2 (3.51%) DHCP
4 2 (3.51%) DNS
4 2 (3.51%) SAN
4 2 (3.51%) Skype
4 2 (3.51%) WAN
4 2 (3.51%) Wireless
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.75%) Firewall
5 1 (1.75%) Internet
5 1 (1.75%) Intranet
5 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.75%) VPN
5 1 (1.75%) WebEx
General
1 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Back Office
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Front Office
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) CSS3
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) HTML5
2 1 (1.75%) jQuery
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.75%) CCTV
2 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.26%) Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.75%) Android
6 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.02%) ITIL
2 3 (5.26%) Time Management
3 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
3 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (3.51%) Service Management
4 1 (1.75%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.75%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (1.75%) High Availability
4 1 (1.75%) Information Management
4 1 (1.75%) Information Security
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL V3
4 1 (1.75%) ITSM
4 1 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.75%) Migration
4 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.75%) Software Deployment
4 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
4 1 (1.75%) Web Development
4 1 (1.75%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.75%) C
3 1 (1.75%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) C++
3 1 (1.75%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.75%) PHP
3 1 (1.75%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) CCNA
1 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) MCP
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (28.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Nagios
2 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) VMware
3 6 (10.53%) Apple
3 6 (10.53%) Civica
3 6 (10.53%) HP
4 5 (8.77%) Avaya
4 5 (8.77%) Mitel
4 5 (8.77%) Remedy
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
6 1 (1.75%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.75%) Google
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.75%) SonicWALL
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
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Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 18 days ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 6 days ago