Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 105 125
Rank change year-on-year -19 +20 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.36% 0.12% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.13% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £140 - £263
10th Percentile £120 - £256
90th Percentile £358 - £269
South East median daily rate £225 £300 £316
% change year-on-year -25.00% -4.91% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £17.50 -
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £14.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year -8.45% -16.47% -

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 2,122 1,544 2,295
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.56% 93.01% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 820 1,132
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £218 £216 £230
90th Percentile £538 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 76 98
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.23
90th Percentile £29.46 £38.75 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +21.84%

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Milton Keynes -25 7 £173 -
Aylesbury - 1 £140 -
Technical Support
South East

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 (37.50%) Data Quality
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) GDPR
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) MS Access

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
1 1 (12.50%) Information Security
1 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (25.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy
1 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft