The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Swindon region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 39 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.30% 0.64% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £228
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +20.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -
Technical 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
313 443 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 94.56% 95.06% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 319 303
Median daily rate £375 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 27
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -4.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Swindon region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) DFS Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) SCDPM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (100.00%) SCSM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) DFS Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCDPM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (100.00%) SCSM
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft