The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Support 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 36 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.36% 0.93% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.98% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £150 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £155 £250
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -38.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +3.57%
Job Titles Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
265 204 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 94.31% 94.44% 98.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 92 170
Average daily rate £290 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 15
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.09 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £26.80 £25.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

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

Technical Support
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Brighton - - - -
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support
Top 11 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft