The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 35 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.20% 0.83% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.85% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £251 - £105
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £150 £138
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £77.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+541.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
IT Support
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
317 352 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 95.48% 97.51% 91.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 236 301
Average daily rate £363 £412 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.06 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.08% +43.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.00 £21.00 £40.00
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 Swindon

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

IT Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

IT Support Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

IT Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

IT Support Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

IT Support
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) MS Office
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) Apple
4 6 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (60.00%) Android
4 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (60.00%) HND
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (10.00%) WSUS
7 1 (10.00%) Replication
7 1 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Android
3 6 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) HND
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) VMware