The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 47 63 44
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 11 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.72% 1.18% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.28% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £190 £392 £161
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.46% +142.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £315 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £468 £163
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £150 £168
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.33% +132.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £37.50 £15.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £159.50 £17.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
IT Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
619 780 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.02% 91.76% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 405 330
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 74 53
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Watford - 6 £190 - 2
Stevenage +9 2 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City +6 1 - -
IT Support
East of England

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT 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 Hertfordshire region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Remedy
4 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Apple
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.53%) Office 365
6 2 (10.53%) DBS Check
6 2 (10.53%) Dell
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
6 2 (10.53%) LAN
6 2 (10.53%) iPhone
6 2 (10.53%) VMware
7 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
7 1 (5.26%) Information Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Google
7 1 (5.26%) CCTV
7 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (5.26%) WSUS
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
7 1 (5.26%) SCCM
7 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) WebEx
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) CCTV
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
1 1 (5.26%) Information Management
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL
1 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (5.26%) Migration
1 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Remedy
3 3 (15.79%) Apple
3 3 (15.79%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 23 days ago