The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support
Rank 32 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.30% 1.56% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £170 £258
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -33.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £8.12 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
148 63 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 96.10% 98.44% 99.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 34 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 £212 £123 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 6 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Technical Support
Cambridgeshire

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Technical Support
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP