The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Thames Valley region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £253 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.88 £14.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -14.92%
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 Thames Valley 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
Thames Valley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 83.33% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 12
Median daily rate £520 £675 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.96% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £480 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £675 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley