The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Sussex region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - - 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £295 £230
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +28.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -5.63%
Technical Support
South East

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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
277 372 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 97.88% 98.67% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 275 213
Median daily rate £400 £360 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 30
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.84 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% +18.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex