The median contractor rate for a IT Support was £135 per day in advertised job vacancies in Exeter 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support
Devon / Exeter
Rank 25 16 23
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 0.67% 2.67% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 2.74% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £135 £120 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £150
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
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 Exeter. 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
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 144 73 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 96.64% 97.33% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 33
Median daily rate £372 £358 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +19.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £293 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £22.60 £39.60
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 Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Exeter

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in Exeter

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Exeter

IT Support Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Exeter

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 Exeter region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (60.00%) Sophos
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco