The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support
Rank 207 192 172
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -20
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 53 53 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.58% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.63% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 20
Average daily rate
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£175 £168 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £105 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £399 £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £153 £145 £154
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 27
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.85 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £17.50 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +1.81%
IT Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8665 8425 7733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.55% 92.61% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4978 4622 3958
Average daily rate £375 £350 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 420 585
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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
Oxfordshire -10 17 £225 - 11
Berkshire +5 9 £145 - 8
Surrey +1 7 £170 -47.69% 7
East Sussex -19 7 £133 +15.21% 2
West Sussex -21 5 £205 +105.00% 2
Kent -6 4 £103 -29.31% 7
Hampshire -8 2 - - 3
Buckinghamshire -5 1 - - 1
IT Support
England

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 79 (71.82%) Windows
2 56 (50.91%) Active Directory
3 51 (46.36%) Microsoft
4 41 (37.27%) Windows 7
5 33 (30.00%) MS Office
6 29 (26.36%) MS Exchange
6 29 (26.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (23.64%) Windows XP
8 22 (20.00%) DHCP
9 21 (19.09%) DNS
10 20 (18.18%) ITIL
10 20 (18.18%) Citrix
11 17 (15.45%) MS Excel
12 16 (14.55%) Office 365
13 15 (13.64%) VMware
13 15 (13.64%) HP
14 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (11.82%) SharePoint
15 13 (11.82%) Finance
16 12 (10.91%) SCCM
16 12 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
16 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
17 11 (10.00%) IIS
18 10 (9.09%) Windows 8
18 10 (9.09%) SQL
18 10 (9.09%) Firewall
19 9 (8.18%) Service Management
19 9 (8.18%) Dell
19 9 (8.18%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 29 (26.36%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.82%) SharePoint
3 12 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (10.00%) IIS
5 6 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (5.45%) Lync
6 5 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.91%) Drupal
9 1 (0.91%) CMS
9 1 (0.91%) Apache
9 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (30.00%) MS Office
2 17 (15.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) CODA-Financials
1 2 (1.82%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.00%) DHCP
2 21 (19.09%) DNS
3 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.09%) Firewall
5 8 (7.27%) SAN
5 8 (7.27%) LAN
5 8 (7.27%) VoIP
5 8 (7.27%) WAN
6 7 (6.36%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (6.36%) Wireless
7 6 (5.45%) VPN
8 5 (4.55%) Internet
8 5 (4.55%) Network Security
8 5 (4.55%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.82%) MPLS
9 2 (1.82%) Intranet
9 2 (1.82%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.82%) SSL
10 1 (0.91%) SMTP
10 1 (0.91%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
General
1 13 (11.82%) Finance
2 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.55%) Legal
3 3 (2.73%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.82%) French Language
5 1 (0.91%) Korean Language
5 1 (0.91%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Local Government
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.73%) ODBC
2 2 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (0.91%) CSS
3 1 (0.91%) JSP
3 1 (0.91%) Web Services
3 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.36%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.55%) Replication
4 5 (4.55%) Clustering
4 5 (4.55%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.73%) NHS
5 3 (2.73%) BYOD
6 2 (1.82%) EMC VNXe
6 2 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.91%) iPhone
7 1 (0.91%) iPad
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.91%) PDA
7 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 79 (71.82%) Windows
2 41 (37.27%) Windows 7
3 29 (26.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (23.64%) Windows XP
5 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.73%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.73%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.82%) Windows CE
9 2 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (1.82%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.82%) Android
9 2 (1.82%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.18%) ITIL
2 9 (8.18%) Service Management
2 9 (8.18%) Time Management
3 8 (7.27%) Change Management
4 6 (5.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (4.55%) Information Security
5 5 (4.55%) ISMS
5 5 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.55%) ITSM
5 5 (4.55%) Information Security Management
5 5 (4.55%) Security Management
6 3 (2.73%) Migration
6 3 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (2.73%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.82%) Patch Management
7 2 (1.82%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (1.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.82%) Supplier Management
7 2 (1.82%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.09%) SQL
2 7 (6.36%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.55%) VBScript
4 1 (0.91%) Python
4 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.91%) Java
4 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.91%) Perl
4 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.45%) MCSE
4 5 (4.55%) Degree
5 4 (3.64%) MCP
6 3 (2.73%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.73%) MCSA
7 2 (1.82%) MCITP
8 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.91%) CCNA
8 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) SLA
1 5 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (50.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.36%) vSphere
2 7 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.36%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.91%) HDFS
4 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (10.91%) SCCM
2 6 (5.45%) WSUS
2 6 (5.45%) AirWatch
3 5 (4.55%) SCOM
4 1 (0.91%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.91%) Nagios
4 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 51 (46.36%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.18%) Citrix
3 15 (13.64%) HP
3 15 (13.64%) VMware
4 9 (8.18%) Dell
5 7 (6.36%) LANDesk
5 7 (6.36%) Cisco
6 5 (4.55%) McAfee
7 3 (2.73%) Meru Networks
8 2 (1.82%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (1.82%) Remedy
8 2 (1.82%) ProCurve
8 2 (1.82%) EMC
8 2 (1.82%) Avaya
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle
8 2 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.82%) CODA
8 2 (1.82%) Sage
9 1 (0.91%) Symantec
9 1 (0.91%) NetApp
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