The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Technical Support Consultant 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 Consultant
Rank 621 637 589
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 8 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.017% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.018% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £400 £300 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -26.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £300 £408
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.74 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -
Technical Support Consultant
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
46883 50243 48342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.97% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30886 32538 29753
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1439 1894 1939
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Technical Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Technical Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Support Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Technical Support Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Support Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Technical Support Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Technical Support Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Technical Support Consultant
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 Technical Support Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
London - 3 £318 - 3
South East +10 2 - - 1
South West +7 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Technical Support Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Technical Support Consultant 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 Technical Support Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) DNS
4 5 (26.32%) SCCM
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) SAP
6 3 (15.79%) DHCP
6 3 (15.79%) CA
6 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
6 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.79%) AppSense
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (15.79%) Presales
6 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
6 3 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines

Technical Support Consultant 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP APO
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.26%) SAP MDM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP PP
1 1 (5.26%) SAP R/3
1 1 (5.26%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) AdSense
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.26%) BGP
4 1 (5.26%) HTTP
4 1 (5.26%) IPsec
4 1 (5.26%) IPv6
4 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) Informix
2 1 (5.26%) OLAP
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LSMW
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) BAPI
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) OAuth2
2 1 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) AS400
4 1 (5.26%) Data Conversion
4 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
4 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.26%) e-Learning
4 1 (5.26%) FMCG
4 1 (5.26%) Learning Management System
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.26%) VMS
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.79%) Presales
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Product Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) ABAP
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) MCSD
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) GxP
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (10.53%) DFS Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (10.53%) SCDPM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOrch
2 2 (10.53%) SCSM
2 2 (10.53%) SCVMM
2 2 (10.53%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) AppSense
2 3 (15.79%) CA
2 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) DoubleClick
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) VMware