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The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 68 58 42
Rank change year-on-year -10 -16 +61
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 26 18 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.90% 1.70% 3.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.80% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 5
10th Percentile £122 £121 -
25th Percentile £140 £127 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £225 £140 £150
Median % change year-on-year +60.71% -6.67% +10.09%
75th Percentile £275 £174 £155
90th Percentile £317 £203 £194
England median daily rate £195 £170 £170
% change year-on-year +14.71% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
10th Percentile £13.44 £15.41 £11.44
25th Percentile £13.78 £17.34 £11.63
Median hourly rate £15.12 £22.13 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -31.66% +26.43% +22.14%
75th Percentile £18.03 £27.34 -
90th Percentile £28.13 £29.54 -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +22.81% -8.06% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 1,262 1,000 798
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.32% 94.52% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 656 453
10th Percentile £180 £125 £131
25th Percentile £313 £250 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £375 £375
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% - -3.23%
75th Percentile £520 £475 £475
90th Percentile £606 £588 £550
England median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 68 61
10th Percentile £11.93 £9.52 £9.52
25th Percentile £15.00 £11.50 £11.61
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.70 £14.20
Median % change year-on-year +36.05% +3.56% +1.39%
75th Percentile £33.75 £24.08 £17.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.83 £37.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £19.60
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.17% +4.04%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured IT Support in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in the East Midlands

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IT Support in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for IT Support in the East Midlands

IT Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IT Support in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for IT Support in the East Midlands

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IT Support in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for IT Support in the East Midlands

IT Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing IT Support in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for IT Support in the East Midlands

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Leicestershire +1 12 £225 +80.00% 11
Derbyshire -2 9 £125 -37.50% 8
Nottinghamshire +10 3 - - 11
Northamptonshire -9 2 £165 +20.00% 11
IT Support
England

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, IT Support contract jobs required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
5 11 (42.31%) ITIL
6 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco
6 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (30.77%) Social Skills
8 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (26.92%) VMware
9 6 (23.08%) SCCM
9 6 (23.08%) Service Management
9 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (19.23%) Citrix
10 5 (19.23%) Azure
10 5 (19.23%) Smartphone
11 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
11 4 (15.38%) LAN
11 4 (15.38%) Customer-Centricity
12 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (11.54%) Zscaler
12 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
12 3 (11.54%) XenApp
12 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (11.54%) WLAN

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (19.23%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 3 (11.54%) Wireless
2 3 (11.54%) WLAN
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (30.77%) Social Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Smartphone
2 3 (11.54%) Fat Client
2 3 (11.54%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.69%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
4 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Customer-Centricity
4 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) CRM
7 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.85%) ERP
7 1 (3.85%) IT Strategy
7 1 (3.85%) ITSM
7 1 (3.85%) Logistics
7 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.85%) Remediation Plan
7 1 (3.85%) Sprint Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (11.54%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco
3 7 (26.92%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix
5 3 (11.54%) Zscaler
6 1 (3.85%) McAfee
6 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow