The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Consultant 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
Support Consultant
Rank 63 64 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% 0.32% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.33% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £301 £330
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £15.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.04% -58.00%
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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 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
642 604 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.55% 95.27% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 313 429
Average daily rate £380 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 60
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Support Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Support Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Support Consultant
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

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

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy