The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Merseyside 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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 - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.92 £11.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+8.31% -12.00%
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
177 192 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.94% 95.52% 92.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 101 116
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.42 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -43.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £100.00 £25.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Technical Support Officer
North West

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

Technical Support Officer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Technical Support Officer 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 Officer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Technical Support Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Technical Support Officer 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 Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Data Mining
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware