The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank - 53 36
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.36% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £125 £150
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
734 548 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.91% 94.32% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 339 114
Average daily rate £370 £349 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.09% +16.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 18 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.37 £10.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.50 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in the North East

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

IT Support
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds