Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 25 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 93 121
Rank change year-on-year -26 +28 -14
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 10 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.43% 0.69% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.74% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 6
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £140 £138 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -40.22% +1.66%
10th Percentile £122 £112 £140
90th Percentile £152 £247 £292
South East median daily rate £145 £150 £220
% change year-on-year -3.33% -31.82% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 - £11.38
10th Percentile £12.23 - £9.09
90th Percentile £17.38 - £14.53
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -13.33% +11.11% -3.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2232 1612 2528
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 93.07% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 843 1274
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £228 £213 £225
90th Percentile £525 £543 £514
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 80 107
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.14
90th Percentile £42.67 £38.88 £31.30
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.38% +2.29% +18.75%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Buckinghamshire

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in Buckinghamshire

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Buckinghamshire

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aylesbury +3 3 £140 -12.50%
Milton Keynes -26 3 - - 3
High Wycombe -8 1 £140 +24.44%
Princes Risborough - 1 £130 -
Amersham - 1 - -
IT Support
South East

IT Support Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (30.00%) Google
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (30.00%) DBS Check
3 3 (30.00%) Hardware Maintenance
3 3 (30.00%) Apple
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Proactive Management
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) ATM
5 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Remedy
5 1 (10.00%) Finance

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) ATM
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Hardware Maintenance
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Proactive Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) DBS Check
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Apple
2 3 (30.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) SAP