The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 31 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 Liverpool 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 24 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.12% 3.11% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 3.40% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.25 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+41.93% +14.81%
Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
168 147 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 93.85% 91.30% 92.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 87 72
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £204 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £525 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £15.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Support
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Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Technical Support
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (50.00%) Unisys
1 1 (50.00%) GMP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GMP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Unisys