The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 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 South Wales 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
IT Support
Rank 51 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.70% 1.84% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.95% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £175 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £138 £129 £158
% change year-on-year
+6.79% -18.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.16 £11.35 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.37% -21.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -6.77%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
523 308 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 91.92% 94.48% 91.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 194 151
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 23
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
IT Support
Wales

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Cardiff -21 2 - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
IT Support
Wales

IT Support
Top 13 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

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

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
General
1 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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