The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Officer 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 Technical Support Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Officer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Officer 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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 -
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £10.50
Technical Support Officer
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
308 285 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.48% 89.06% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 131 93
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £170 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £162.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Support Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Technical Support Officer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Technical Support Officer
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Technical Support Officer Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside