The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicestershire region that had Technical Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Specialist
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.01% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £290 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 - £120
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.75
Technical Support Specialist
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
291 278 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 98.31% 93.29% 96.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 156 159
Median daily rate £300 £290 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £81 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 49
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Technical Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Technical Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Technical Support Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Technical Support Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Technical Support Specialist
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Hinckley - 2 £290 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Technical Support Specialist
East Midlands

Technical Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Technical Support Specialist 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 Leicestershire region featuring Technical Support Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Security Patching
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

Technical Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Security Patching
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft