The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Support Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £215
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Technical Support Specialist
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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 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
237 263 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 93.31% 95.99% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 115 72
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 69
Average hourly rate £10.75 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.76% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%