Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was £130 per day in advertised job vacancies in Epsom during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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.

Technical Support
Surrey > Epsom
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 12 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Epsom 8.06% 2.78% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.20% 2.94% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Epsom median daily rate £130 - -
Surrey median daily rate £375 £113 £450
% change year-on-year +233.33% -75.00% +40.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Epsom median hourly rate - - £25.00
Surrey median hourly rate - £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +14.58% +54.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Epsom. 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
Epsom
Contract vacancies in Epsom with a recognized job title 61 34 55
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.39% 94.44% 98.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 16
Epsom median daily rate £344 £163 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +111.54% -45.83% -18.92%
10th Percentile £141 £95 £155
90th Percentile £478 £385 £474
Surrey median daily rate £450 £419 £415
% change year-on-year +7.33% +1.02% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Epsom median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -60.00% -
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -21.43% - +18.31%

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Epsom

Job postings that featured Technical Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Epsom.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Epsom

Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Epsom

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Support in Epsom.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Support in Epsom

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Epsom

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Technical 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 Epsom region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 4 (80.00%) LDAP
2 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Veritas
2 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) McAfee
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) SSH
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) WildFly
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Unix

Technical Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Epsom 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 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) WildFly
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LDAP
1 4 (80.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) McAfee
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Symantec
1 4 (80.00%) Veritas
1 4 (80.00%) VMware