The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 24 April 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
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 80 92
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.38% 0.093% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.097% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £250 £245
% change year-on-year -30.00% +2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.88 £14.50
% change year-on-year -14.96% +9.48%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 992 1027 1266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 94.57% 95.89% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 544 573
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 47
Median hourly rate £16.92 £22.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.80% +39.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Buckinghamshire

Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Support in Buckinghamshire

Technical Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Support in Buckinghamshire

Technical 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 Technical Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes -1 1 - - 2
Aylesbury - 1 - - 1
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) PMO
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) UX Design

Technical 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 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Planning
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft