Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 23 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 108 105
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 -9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 33 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.02% 1.12% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.17% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 8
East Midlands median daily rate £200 £200 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +40.00%
10th Percentile £113 £79 £108
90th Percentile £354 £394 £283
England median daily rate £160 £160 £170
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 27
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -4.00% +25.75%
10th Percentile £10.05 £10.26 £9.10
90th Percentile £19.30 £20.25 £19.70
England median hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +5.36% +3.70% -2.67%

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 3063 3156 3046
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.87% 96.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1891 1966 1831
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £220 £220 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 131 186
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.73 £13.60 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.37% +4.58% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £30.38
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured IT Support in the job title as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in the East Midlands

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Support in the East Midlands

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 23 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
Lincolnshire +5 12 £295 +118.52%
Northamptonshire +4 10 £344 +71.88% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 6 £114 -70.70% 1
Leicestershire -10 5 £113 +37.20% 1
IT Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 12 (36.36%) ITIL
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco
5 9 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (24.24%) Automotive
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (24.24%) Unified Communications
6 8 (24.24%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 8 (24.24%) Data Loss Prevention
7 7 (21.21%) ERP
7 7 (21.21%) PLM
8 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.18%) Degree
8 6 (18.18%) VMware
8 6 (18.18%) Clustering
8 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
8 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
9 5 (15.15%) High Availability
9 5 (15.15%) VCAP
9 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
9 5 (15.15%) SDLC
9 5 (15.15%) Time Management
9 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (15.15%) CCNA
9 5 (15.15%) NetApp
9 5 (15.15%) Project Management
9 5 (15.15%) CCIE
9 5 (15.15%) MCSE

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 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Unified Communications
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) PeopleTools
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 8 (24.24%) Automotive
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.06%) Android
4 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (24.24%) Data Loss Prevention
3 8 (24.24%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 7 (21.21%) ERP
4 7 (21.21%) PLM
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
6 5 (15.15%) Asset Management
6 5 (15.15%) High Availability
6 5 (15.15%) Migration
6 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
6 5 (15.15%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) SDLC
6 5 (15.15%) Time Management
7 4 (12.12%) Service Management
8 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 3 (9.09%) ITSM
9 2 (6.06%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (18.18%) Degree
4 5 (15.15%) CCIE
4 5 (15.15%) CCNA
4 5 (15.15%) MCSE
4 5 (15.15%) VCAP
5 3 (9.09%) MCP
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft