The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicestershire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Specialist
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £331 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £258 £175
% change year-on-year
-23.46% +47.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - -
Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
269 242 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 95.73% 94.16% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 110 57
Average daily rate £295 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.15 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Technical Support Specialist
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