The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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 Peterborough 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 34 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.64% 1.52% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.54% -
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 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.17%
Job Titles Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
149 65 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 95.51% 98.48% 99.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 35 54
Average daily rate £335 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £135 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 13
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
IT Support
Cambridgeshire

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

IT Support
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Lotus
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) PDA
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
General
1 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Lotus