The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 102 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 12 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.87% 0.13% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.13% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £170 - £125
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £160 £130
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.61 £11.17 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -0.92%
IT Support
England

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
1242 745 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.87% 95.39% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 422 339
Median daily rate £338 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £540 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 78 19
Median hourly rate £27.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.54 £18.50 £32.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the North East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

IT Support Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 8 £170 - 2
Durham +2 1 £74 -
Northumberland - 1 - -
IT Support
England

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) SLA
3 5 (38.46%) Mainframe
4 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) BCP
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Escalation Management
4 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
4 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
5 3 (23.08%) ITSM
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) People Management
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
7 1 (7.69%) User Experience
7 1 (7.69%) Network Management
7 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) AS400
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.69%) Tandem
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) VME
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) BCP
2 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
2 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Escalation Management
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
2 4 (30.77%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) People Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Network Management
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) COBOL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) MCDBA
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Micro Focus
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
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