The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wakefield region.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support
Rank - 8 11
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield - 3.57% 6.98%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.70% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £90
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £150 £140
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.88 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+0.90% +4.71%
Job Titles Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 95.24% 96.43% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 10
Average daily rate £250 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £128 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 15
Average hourly rate £12.40 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

IT Support
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows