The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.98% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£130 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £150 £129
% change year-on-year
- +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.73 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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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 Guildford 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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
187 118 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 91.22% 93.65% 88.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 70 57
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Average hourly rate £15.25 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.11% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £13.71 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £53.25 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

IT Support
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware