Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Support Specialist was £195 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 12 December 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.

Support Specialist
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 96 84
Rank change year-on-year -23 -12 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Support Specialist 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.058% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Glasgow median daily rate £195 £265 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.28% - -
Scotland median daily rate £260 £300 £325
% change year-on-year -13.33% -7.69% +72.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,653 1,229 1,091
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 97.08% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 672 559
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £256 £250 £191
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 51 26
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% -52.31%
10th Percentile £11.09 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.00 £45.13
Scotland median hourly rate £17.88 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.63% +17.65% -19.05%

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in Glasgow

Support Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Specialist in Glasgow

Support Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Support Specialist in Glasgow

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, Support Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Support Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM