The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Surrey region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Support
South East / Surrey
Rank 86 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.20% 0.16% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £194 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% -15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £193 £263 £280
% change year-on-year
-26.57% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -

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
945 1190 1359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 93.75% 96.05% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 783 712
Median daily rate £403 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £235 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 99 54
Median hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% -2.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £60.37 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Technical Support Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Technical Support 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 Technical Support in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) 3G
1 4 (50.00%) GSM
1 4 (50.00%) UMTS
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) 4G
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
1 4 (50.00%) LTE
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Skype
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (12.50%) Acronis
4 1 (12.50%) MCDST
4 1 (12.50%) Drupal
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP

Technical Support 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%) Drupal
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) 3G
1 4 (50.00%) 4G
1 4 (50.00%) GSM
1 4 (50.00%) LTE
1 4 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCDST
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Acronis
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) VMware