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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 85 78 83
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 19 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.44% 0.95% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.00% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate £140 £170 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £170 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £254 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £150 £138
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
Average hourly rate £14.16 £14.50 £16.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.37% -14.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.50 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £17.50 £19.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
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
1276 1300 1380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 96.45% 95.10% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 699 763
Average daily rate £425 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 65 77
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -25.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Epsom +3 3 - - 1
Weybridge -2 2 - - 2
Redhill -3 2 - -
Egham - 2 - -
Guildford +1 1 - - 1
Woking -6 1 £140 -17.64% 1
Addlestone - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 - - 1
IT Support
South East

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
4 14 (41.18%) MS Office
4 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (23.53%) DHCP
6 8 (23.53%) DNS
6 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
7 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
7 5 (14.71%) Finance
8 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (11.76%) MCSE
8 4 (11.76%) SLA
8 4 (11.76%) VPN
8 4 (11.76%) LAN
8 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
9 3 (8.82%) DBS Check
9 3 (8.82%) Contactless
9 3 (8.82%) WAN
9 3 (8.82%) MCP
9 3 (8.82%) ISA Server
9 3 (8.82%) Legal
9 3 (8.82%) Firewall
9 3 (8.82%) ITSM
9 3 (8.82%) Service Management
9 3 (8.82%) Degree
9 3 (8.82%) WSUS

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.94%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DHCP
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) LAN
2 4 (11.76%) VPN
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) WAN
4 2 (5.88%) Internet
4 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Games
4 1 (2.94%) Korean Language
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.82%) Contactless
3 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.88%) Handset
3 2 (5.88%) Social Media
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) BYOD
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.94%) Android
7 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.82%) ITSM
1 3 (8.82%) Service Management
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL
2 2 (5.88%) Patch Management
2 2 (5.88%) Social Media Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Analytics
3 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
3 1 (2.94%) Change Management
3 1 (2.94%) CRM
3 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.94%) Document Management
3 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
3 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
3 1 (2.94%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) MCSE
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) DBS Check
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) MCP
3 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) HND
3 1 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Sysprep
1 3 (8.82%) WSUS
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) LANDesk
3 2 (5.88%) HP
3 2 (5.88%) Remedy
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe
4 1 (2.94%) Apple
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Intel
4 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.94%) Omniture
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec
4 1 (2.94%) Wyse
4 1 (2.94%) Xerox