The median contractor rate for a IT Support was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 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.

IT Support
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 99 99
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 27 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.27% 0.98% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.01% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 17
Median daily rate £175 £170 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £113 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £205 £248
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £150
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +28.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £7.85 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £16.50 £20.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £15.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year -12.50% +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 the East of England. 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 of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2027 2371 2568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.48% 96.38% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1231 1381 1443
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 173 252
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
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 the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in the East of England

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in the East of England

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Support in the East of England

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in the East of England

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Essex +1 10 £175 +52.17% 3
Cambridgeshire +10 7 £130 -31.57% 9
Hertfordshire -5 6 £300 +62.16% 8
Suffolk - 3 - - 1
IT Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 East of England region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 38 (74.51%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) Windows 7
3 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
4 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 14 (27.45%) MS Office
6 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
7 11 (21.57%) SCCM
8 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
9 9 (17.65%) Apple
10 8 (15.69%) ITIL
10 8 (15.69%) Windows 10
11 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
11 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (11.76%) Linux
12 6 (11.76%) DHCP
12 6 (11.76%) VPN
12 6 (11.76%) DNS
12 6 (11.76%) Office 365
12 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (11.76%) DBS Check
13 5 (9.80%) HTC Vive
13 5 (9.80%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (9.80%) VMware
13 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (9.80%) iPhone
13 5 (9.80%) Mac OS
13 5 (9.80%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (9.80%) LAN
13 5 (9.80%) VoIP

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (27.45%) MS Office
2 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (7.84%) InfoPath
5 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) DHCP
1 6 (11.76%) DNS
1 6 (11.76%) VPN
2 5 (9.80%) Internet
2 5 (9.80%) LAN
2 5 (9.80%) VoIP
3 4 (7.84%) Firewall
3 4 (7.84%) WAN
3 4 (7.84%) WebEx
4 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.92%) ADSL
6 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.96%) LDAP
6 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.96%) SAN
6 1 (1.96%) Skype
6 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (3.92%) Automotive
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) HTC Vive
1 5 (9.80%) iPhone
1 5 (9.80%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (9.80%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (7.84%) iPad
3 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) LIMS
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) PACS
4 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (74.51%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) Windows 7
3 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (15.69%) Windows 10
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (11.76%) Linux
7 5 (9.80%) Mac OS
7 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.96%) Android
9 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) ITIL
2 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.88%) ERP
3 3 (5.88%) ITSM
3 3 (5.88%) Process Management
4 2 (3.92%) CAD
4 2 (3.92%) IT Strategy
4 2 (3.92%) Migration
5 1 (1.96%) Change Control
5 1 (1.96%) Change Management
5 1 (1.96%) CRM
5 1 (1.96%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) VBA
3 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) DBS Check
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.84%) MCP
3 4 (7.84%) MCSE
4 2 (3.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) MCITP
5 1 (1.96%) MCTS
5 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) DameWare
2 1 (1.96%) SCSM
2 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) Apple
3 5 (9.80%) VMware
4 4 (7.84%) MobileIron
5 3 (5.88%) BMC
5 3 (5.88%) Citrix
6 2 (3.92%) Autodesk
7 1 (1.96%) Adobe
7 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) EMC
7 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.96%) Google
7 1 (1.96%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.96%) Samsung
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
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