The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 83 81
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 13 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.85% 0.78% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.81% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Median daily rate £150 £230 £129
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.78% +77.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £154 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £306 £253
UK excluding London median daily rate £135 £150 £158
% change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.25 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.77% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £11.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £20.00 £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.64 £14.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year -2.58% +0.93%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1450 1481 1497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 94.46% 96.04% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 895 879
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 52 67
Median hourly rate £13.86 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.82 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £31.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Leicestershire -5 5 £125 - 1
Lincolnshire -5 3 £425 +214.81% 1
Nottinghamshire -5 3 £150 -53.84% 2
Northamptonshire 0 1 £338 -
Derbyshire - 1 - - 1
IT Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
4 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
5 6 (26.09%) Apple iOS
5 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (21.74%) Citrix
7 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
7 4 (17.39%) VPN
7 4 (17.39%) Service Management
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) SCCM
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
8 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
8 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (13.04%) Time Management
8 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
8 3 (13.04%) Android
8 3 (13.04%) VMware
8 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
8 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (13.04%) VBScript
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (13.04%) Lotus
8 3 (13.04%) HP

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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.04%) IBM Notes
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) 3G
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Skype
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) VLAN
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) Apple iOS
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
5 3 (13.04%) Android
5 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) VMS
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Service Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) Break/Fix
3 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL V2
3 2 (8.70%) ITSM
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) B2B
4 1 (4.35%) B2B Sales
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Data Security
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.04%) VBScript
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Lotus
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee
5 1 (4.35%) Mitel
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle