The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Support Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £310 £245
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +26.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -50.00%
Support Specialist
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
132 131 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 99.25% 94.93% 97.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 64 37
Average daily rate £388 £388 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.93 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.67% +72.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Support Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Support Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Watford