The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 29 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 South East 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank 180 165 188
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 65 71 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.83% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.90% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 4
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£200 £175 £118
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +48.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £115 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £325 £206
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £150 £140
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 29
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £24.25 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.88 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+0.90% +4.71%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8438 7892 9055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.74% 92.78% 91.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4588 4091 4149
Average daily rate £350 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 548 632
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
IT Support
England

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IT Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

IT Support Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IT Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

IT Support Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
East Sussex +9 18 £115 -45.23% 3
West Sussex +5 13 £100 -42.85% 6
Hampshire -13 9 £398 - 6
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £180 +44.00% 8
Berkshire -3 5 - - 7
Surrey -9 4 £325 - 8
Oxfordshire 0 3 - - 4
Kent -4 3 £208 +80.43% 3
Sussex - - - -
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 66 (56.41%) Windows
2 54 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 49 (41.88%) MS Office
4 47 (40.17%) Microsoft
5 35 (29.91%) MS Excel
6 34 (29.06%) MS Exchange
7 29 (24.79%) Windows 7
8 22 (18.80%) Windows XP
9 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (14.53%) ITIL
11 16 (13.68%) Citrix
12 15 (12.82%) SLA
13 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (10.26%) WAN
14 12 (10.26%) TCP/IP
14 12 (10.26%) LAN
15 10 (8.55%) Firewall
16 8 (6.84%) VMware
16 8 (6.84%) Cisco
16 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (5.98%) Degree
17 7 (5.98%) Apple
17 7 (5.98%) MCSE
17 7 (5.98%) Blackberry
18 6 (5.13%) Service Management
18 6 (5.13%) SQL
18 6 (5.13%) DNS
18 6 (5.13%) Windows 2000
18 6 (5.13%) DHCP
18 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 34 (29.06%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.56%) LiveLink
6 2 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.71%) Lync
7 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.85%) CMS
7 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.85%) SAS
7 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (41.88%) MS Office
2 35 (29.91%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.26%) LAN
1 12 (10.26%) WAN
1 12 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.55%) Firewall
3 6 (5.13%) DNS
3 6 (5.13%) DHCP
4 4 (3.42%) VPN
4 4 (3.42%) Internet
5 3 (2.56%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.71%) Extranet
6 2 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.71%) VoIP
7 1 (0.85%) SSL
7 1 (0.85%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.71%) MySQL
1 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.85%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
1 3 (2.56%) Finance
1 3 (2.56%) Advertising
2 2 (1.71%) Marketing
2 2 (1.71%) German Language
2 2 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.85%) Electronics
3 1 (0.85%) Automotive
3 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.71%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.85%) HTML
2 1 (0.85%) CSS
2 1 (0.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.56%) NHS
2 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.71%) iPhone
3 2 (1.71%) iPad
3 2 (1.71%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.71%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.85%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 66 (56.41%) Windows
2 29 (24.79%) Windows 7
3 22 (18.80%) Windows XP
4 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.13%) Windows 2000
7 5 (4.27%) Windows Vista
7 5 (4.27%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.56%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.71%) Android
9 2 (1.71%) Linux
9 2 (1.71%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.71%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.53%) ITIL
2 6 (5.13%) Service Management
2 6 (5.13%) Problem Management
3 5 (4.27%) Release Management
3 5 (4.27%) Asset Management
4 3 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (1.71%) Information Security Management
5 2 (1.71%) Security Management
5 2 (1.71%) Validation
5 2 (1.71%) Migration
5 2 (1.71%) Business Continuity
5 2 (1.71%) Information Security
5 2 (1.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (1.71%) CRM
5 2 (1.71%) Supplier Management
5 2 (1.71%) Change Management
5 2 (1.71%) Web Development
5 2 (1.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (1.71%) Network Architecture
5 2 (1.71%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.13%) SQL
2 2 (1.71%) C
2 2 (1.71%) VB
3 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.85%) Java
3 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.98%) MCSE
2 7 (5.98%) Degree
3 5 (4.27%) MCP
4 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.71%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (1.71%) MCDST
5 2 (1.71%) MCITP
5 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.71%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.71%) MCSA
5 2 (1.71%) CCNA
6 1 (0.85%) CCA
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.82%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 54 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) XenApp
3 1 (0.85%) UAG
3 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (40.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.68%) Citrix
3 8 (6.84%) VMware
3 8 (6.84%) Cisco
4 7 (5.98%) Apple
5 2 (1.71%) Juniper
5 2 (1.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (1.71%) SAP
5 2 (1.71%) Open Text
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe
6 1 (0.85%) HP
6 1 (0.85%) Dell
6 1 (0.85%) Sage
6 1 (0.85%) Symantec
6 1 (0.85%) Remedy
6 1 (0.85%) WatchGuard
6 1 (0.85%) Veeam
6 1 (0.85%) Zoho
6 1 (0.85%) SOTI
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