The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Technical Support Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support Consultant
Rank 645 646 628
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Consultant 10 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.014% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.015% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Median daily rate £450 - £358
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £390
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.74 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Technical Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Technical Support Consultant in the job title.

Technical Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Support Consultant within the UK.

Technical Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Support Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Technical Support Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Support Consultant within the UK.

Technical Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Support Consultant
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 9 £450 - 2
London - 3 £350 -
South East +18 2 - - 2
South West +13 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Hereford - 1 £450 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £450 -
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
North West - 1 £550 -

Technical Support Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Technical Support Consultant 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 featuring Technical Support Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) SCDPM
3 2 (15.38%) SCOrch
3 2 (15.38%) SCSM
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (15.38%) Presales
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Product Management
3 2 (15.38%) Learning Management System
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) DFS Replication
3 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
3 2 (15.38%) DoubleClick
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) WSUS
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 2 (15.38%) SCOM
3 2 (15.38%) SCVMM
3 2 (15.38%) Unix

Technical Support Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP APO
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
1 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MDM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP PP
1 1 (7.69%) SAP R/3
1 1 (7.69%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) AdSense
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Informix
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) LSMW
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) BAPI
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) CSS3
1 1 (7.69%) ELK Stack
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
1 2 (15.38%) Learning Management System
2 1 (7.69%) AS400
2 1 (7.69%) Data Conversion
2 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
1 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Presales
2 2 (15.38%) Product Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) ABAP
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) SANS
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.69%) GxP
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) DFS Replication
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCDPM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOrch
1 2 (15.38%) SCSM
1 2 (15.38%) SCVMM
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) DoubleClick
4 1 (7.69%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Polycom
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk