The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technical Support
Rank 616 616 591
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Support 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.004% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £513 £388 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% +46.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £388 £265
% change year-on-year
+32.25% +46.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.92
Senior Technical Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46884 47464 45584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30954 30430 28412
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1810 1872
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Senior Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Technical Support
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Support within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
North West - 3 £500 -
South West - 1 £540 - 1
Senior Technical Support
UK

Senior Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Senior Technical 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 England region featuring Senior Technical Support in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management

Senior Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Dell
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
1 1 (16.67%) VMware