The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank - 78 86
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.84% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.89% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £220
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +29.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -5.35%
Technical 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% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Technical Support
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) AS400
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Technical Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Jenrick IT
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago