Period
to 11 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bracknell during the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Technical Support
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - 56
Rank change year-on-year - +56 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 0.18% - 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Bracknell median daily rate £250 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £241 £225 £425
% change year-on-year +7.22% -47.06% +45.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bracknell median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £11.50 £14.20 -
% change year-on-year -19.01% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bracknell
Contract vacancies in Bracknell with a recognized job title 522 510 514
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.42% 92.22% 91.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 236 187
Bracknell median daily rate £396 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +10.34% +4.02%
10th Percentile £184 £200 £163
90th Percentile £553 £588 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 52 67
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.43% -33.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £11.78 £10.76 £10.73
90th Percentile £19.00 £30.00 £39.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% -30.23% +22.86%

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

Job postings that featured Technical Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bracknell.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Bracknell

Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Support in Bracknell

Technical Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Support in Bracknell

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, 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 Bracknell region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

Technical Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Squid