The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank 51 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 10 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.44% 1.04% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.08% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £210 £85 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+147.05% -61.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £146 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.92%
IT Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
654 648 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 93.97% 96.57% 88.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 454 300
Average daily rate £375 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 18
Average hourly rate £12.50 £26.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.83% +15.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

IT Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IT Support Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

IT Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Support across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IT Support Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon 0 7 - - 2
Melksham - 1 £125 -
IT Support
South West

IT Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) HND
3 6 (37.50%) Apple
3 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 6 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (37.50%) Android
4 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) CCTV
5 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (6.25%) Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.25%) Finance
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange

IT Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (12.50%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
1 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
2 6 (37.50%) Android
2 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) HND
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec
3 1 (6.25%) VMware