The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Support Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - -
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 £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.27% -7.50%
Support Specialist
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
469 446 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.37% 93.31% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 229 105
Average daily rate £400 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 30
Average hourly rate £17.25 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.87% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £10.50 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.26 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Support Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Support Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Support Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Support Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire