The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wiltshire region that had Technical Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Support
Rank 64 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.45% 0.59% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £540 £215 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+151.16% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £270 £225
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.89 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.04% -21.95%
Technical 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
633 644 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.33% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 429 437
Median daily rate £375 £385 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 34 28
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.88% -15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Technical Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wiltshire region that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Technical Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Technical Support
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Technical Support Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Technical Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Support across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Technical Support Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Technical Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Technical Support Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Technical Support
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Swindon -2 1 £450 - 2
Corsham - 1 £625 -
Technical Support
South West

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Technical Support 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 across the Wiltshire region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) AppSense
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) CA
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec

Technical Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 1 (14.29%) SCSM
2 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) AppSense
2 2 (28.57%) CA
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam