The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 1.30% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £235 £215
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+19.14% -32.85%
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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 Kingston Upon Thames 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
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
74 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 96.10% 97.56% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 20 16
Average daily rate £320 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.65% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £169 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £79.25 - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Technical Support
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) POP3
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) MAPI
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) IMAP
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (50.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) POP3
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Google