The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £14.00 £12.98
% change year-on-year
+21.92% +7.85%
Technical Support
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
267 275 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 94.01% 91.36% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 121 97
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 34 50
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Technical Support
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - - - -
Loughborough - - - - 1
Technical Support
East Midlands