The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Specialist 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 Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Specialist
Rank 65 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Specialist 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.14% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £11.43
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +74.97%
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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 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
680 527 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.51% 93.94% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 326 363
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 47 50
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.77 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Support Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Support Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Support Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Support Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Support Specialist 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 Support Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse

Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Support Specialist 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 Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) OLAP
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SEO
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) IBM