The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 41 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.24% 1.87% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 1.98% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£135 - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £160 £150
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £10.13 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.94 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +1.81%
IT Support
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
388 202 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.05% 94.39% 91.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 110 127
Average daily rate £313 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 10
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.25 £29.50 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Liverpool -11 1 £135 - 4
IT Support
North West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) VMS
3 3 (50.00%) OpenVMS
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (16.67%) Apple
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited IT 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 IT Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) VMS
2 3 (50.00%) OpenVMS
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.50 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago