The median contractor rate for a IT Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 28 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 50 57
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.90% 0.22% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.23% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £150
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £14.50 £13.87
% change year-on-year -9.48% +4.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 315 431 465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 94.88% 95.57% 97.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 214 279
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £140 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 28
Median hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.04% -1.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Gloucestershire

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in Gloucestershire

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Gloucestershire

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Gloucester -1 2 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
IT Support
South West

IT Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gloucestershire region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) PMO
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) DBS Check
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 1 (11.11%) Network Management
6 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DBS Check
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix