The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Support Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £333 £308
% change year-on-year
-9.77% +8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
Support Specialist
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
318 335 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.21% 93.58% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 157 103
Median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £12.42 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £48.34 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Merseyside region that featured Support Specialist in the job title.

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Support Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Support Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Support Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Support Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside