The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 83 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 15 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.24% 1.05% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.11% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Average daily rate £200 £163 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £143 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £20.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.00 £24.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £13.88
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.03%
IT Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1152 1347 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.60% 94.33% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 732 652
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 46 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

IT Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

IT Support Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

IT Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

IT Support Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leatherhead - 3 - -
Reigate -5 2 £275 +25.71%
Farnham - 2 - -
Redhill - 2 - -
Chertsey - 1 - - 1
Weybridge - 1 - -
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
5 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (17.39%) Firewall
8 4 (17.39%) MS Office
8 4 (17.39%) VPN
8 4 (17.39%) Finance
9 3 (13.04%) WSUS
9 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
9 3 (13.04%) DBS Check
9 3 (13.04%) Sysprep
9 3 (13.04%) DNS
9 3 (13.04%) DHCP
9 3 (13.04%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) MCSE
9 3 (13.04%) MCP
9 3 (13.04%) ISA Server
9 3 (13.04%) Degree
9 3 (13.04%) Contactless
10 2 (8.70%) Internet
10 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
10 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (8.70%) Back Office
10 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
10 2 (8.70%) HND

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
1 4 (17.39%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Korean Language
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Contactless
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Handset
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (4.35%) Ontologies
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
3 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.35%) Android
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
1 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL
2 1 (4.35%) Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.35%) Email Filtering
2 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
2 1 (4.35%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
2 1 (4.35%) Project Management
2 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
2 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
2 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (4.35%) Web Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) Web Filtering
2 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) Korn
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) DBS Check
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) MCP
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
3 2 (8.70%) HND
4 1 (4.35%) CEH
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.35%) MCDST
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9000
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Sysprep
1 3 (13.04%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) OPNET
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Cerion
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Greenplum
3 1 (4.35%) NetApp
3 1 (4.35%) Omniture
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Talend
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Wyse