The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 24 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 Midlands 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £155 £250
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -38.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +3.57%
Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
183 166 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 90.15% 87.83% 90.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 76 87
Average daily rate £400 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Technical Support
England

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands