The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Consultant 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 Technical Support Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 90 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.078% 0.48% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£390 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+30.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1176 1159 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.09% 91.91% 91.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 675 572
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 103
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.00 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Technical Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Technical Support Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Technical Support Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Technical Support Consultant
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Technical Support Consultant 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 Technical Support Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) VB6
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (50.00%) SCSM
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) COM+
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) DTS
1 1 (50.00%) Documentum
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000

Technical Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Technical Support Consultant 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 Technical Support Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Documentum
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DTS
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) COM+
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (50.00%) SCSM