The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Sussex region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Support Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £331 £238
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +39.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +28.00%
Job Titles Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
328 281 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 92.66% 94.93% 97.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 155 173
Average daily rate £290 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.83 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £20.75 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Specialist
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Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Support Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Support Specialist Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Support Specialist
Top 6 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region that cited Support Specialist 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 Support Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region that cited Support Specialist 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 Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware