The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Support Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Support Specialist
Rank - - 129
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support Specialist 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate - £235 £275
% change year-on-year
- -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
Technical Support Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2221 2070 2578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.23% 93.41% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1342 1129 1350
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 128 116
Average hourly rate £13.98 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Technical Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Support Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Support Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Support Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Support Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Support Specialist
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support Specialist within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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
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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
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Technical Support Specialist
England

Technical Support Specialist
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SAN

Technical Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware