The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Support Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Specialist
South East / Surrey
Rank 74 90 85
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Support Specialist 1 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.11% 0.51% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.53% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £215 £350 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% -14.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 -

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
888 1137 1327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 94.07% 96.44% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 746 726
Median daily rate £425 £420 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 76 52
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Surrey region that featured Support Specialist in the job title.

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Support Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Support Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Support Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Support Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Support Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) VMware
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (62.50%) NetIQ
2 5 (62.50%) AppManager
3 4 (50.00%) SNMP
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) vRealize
6 1 (12.50%) SolidFire
6 1 (12.50%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Skype
6 1 (12.50%) Security Hardening
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (12.50%) ISO22301
6 1 (12.50%) Packer
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) GitHub
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Ansible

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Moodle
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO22301
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) AppManager
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Packer
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (12.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) NetIQ
2 5 (62.50%) SolarWinds
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) SolidFire