The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 North East 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
IT Support
Rank 62 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.15% - 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £139 £128 £160
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.17%
Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
601 284 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.90% 91.61% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 114 182
Average daily rate £296 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 33
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% +21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £13.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
IT Support
England

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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the North East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
Durham - - - -
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco