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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
England / North East
Rank 92 74 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -24
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 5 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.50% 0.45% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.48% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £150 - £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £141 £163
% change year-on-year
+6.19% -13.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.19 £11.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.34% +21.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.18 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.77 £33.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.75 £13.87
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.86%

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
947 832 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 93.95% 94.33% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 487 410
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 50 32
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.77 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% +18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £10.64 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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
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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -16 5 £150 - 3
IT Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) ECDL
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
4 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
4 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management

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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Content Management
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Network Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ECDL
2 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Afaria
1 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Apple
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
Billingham, Cleveland
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