Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £155 per day in advertised job vacancies in Brentwood during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

IT Support
Essex > Brentwood
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 7 22
Rank change year-on-year -15 +15 -2
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentwood 4.05% 8.70% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 9.30% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Brentwood median daily rate £155 - £175
Essex median daily rate £150 £250 £148
% change year-on-year -40.00% +69.49% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Brentwood median hourly rate - - £21.75
Essex median hourly rate - - £17.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brentwood. 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
Brentwood
Contract vacancies in Brentwood with a recognized job title 73 43 139
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.65% 93.48% 98.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 57
Brentwood median daily rate £320 £282 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.48% -6.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £162 £164 £190
90th Percentile £450 £525 £628
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 19
Brentwood median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +22.03% -3.28%
10th Percentile £32.80 £30.85 £20.40
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.12 £42.60
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £31.90 £29.50
% change year-on-year -2.73% +8.14% +40.48%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Brentwood

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Brentwood

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in Brentwood

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Brentwood

IT Support Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT 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 Brentwood region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) WebEx
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brentwood 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) WebEx
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft