The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northamptonshire region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 46 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.35% 0.93% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £213 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £155
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £18.75 £8.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.61
% change year-on-year
- -4.49%
IT Support
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
497 313 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.13% 96.90% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 210 212
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 28
Median hourly rate £14.25 £8.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.64% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £12.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

IT Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

IT Support Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

IT Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

IT Support Hourly Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Northampton -9 6 £213 - 3
IT Support
East Midlands

IT Support Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Northamptonshire region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) SCCM
4 5 (41.67%) Application Packaging
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) OneDrive
4 5 (41.67%) BitLocker
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
4 5 (41.67%) Intel Security
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) DBS Check
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
6 2 (16.67%) Lotus
6 2 (16.67%) Mitel
7 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
7 1 (8.33%) iPad
7 1 (8.33%) Office 365
7 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
7 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (8.33%) LAN
7 1 (8.33%) WAN
7 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) OneDrive
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Intel Security
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Lotus
2 2 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (8.33%) VMware