The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 36 43 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.41% 0.84% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.87% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £168 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -34.09%
Technical Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
221 344 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 90.57% 95.82% 98.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 186 319
Median daily rate £350 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £36.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.90 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £55.00 £36.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Technical Support
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Taunton - 1 £168 -
Technical Support
South West