The median contractor rate for a IT Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.04% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £161 £150
% change year-on-year -10.07% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. 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
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 45 75 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 91.84% 94.94% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 78
Median daily rate £353 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.46% -21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £100 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.05% +1.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £42.00 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham that featured IT Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Cheltenham

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Cheltenham

IT Support Skill Set
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Cheltenham region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix