Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Support Specialist was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Support Specialist
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 137 142
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Support Specialist 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.16% 0.19% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.19% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £290 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -14.71% +6.67%
10th Percentile £240 £278 £320
90th Percentile £334 £318 £360
England median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.29% - +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £19.00 - -
England median hourly rate £10.00 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -56.52% +31.43% +9.38%

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 2985 3096 3202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 95.34% 96.18% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1844 1859 1873
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £383 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +6.25% +4.35%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £210
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 117 172
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.86 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - -6.90%
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.58 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.89 £35.25 £29.88
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in the East Midlands

Support Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Specialist in the East Midlands

Support Specialist
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 Support Specialist in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Specialist in the East Midlands

Support Specialist
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 Support Specialist within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Nottinghamshire +4 4 £300 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Support Specialist
England

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, Support Specialist 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 Support Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management

Support Specialist 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 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft