The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Nottinghamshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 36 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.59% 0.88% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£110 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £269 £225
% change year-on-year
-16.27% +19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.73 £14.75 £14.84
% change year-on-year
+33.77% -0.57%
Job Titles Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
311 429 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 92.01% 94.70% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 194 124
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 31 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Support
East Midlands

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Technical Support
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +6 1 £110 -51.11% 1
Worksop - - - -
Mansfield - - - -
Technical Support
East Midlands

Technical Support
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) CMDB
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix