The median contractor rate for a Support Specialist was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Support Specialist
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 52 -
Contract jobs requiring a Support Specialist 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 0.41% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £300 £293
% change year-on-year +21.66% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.39 £13.70
% change year-on-year - +143.72%  

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 321 451 421
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 97.87% 93.57% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 250 267
Median daily rate £350 £375 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 22 33
Median hourly rate £32.50 £13.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.74% -33.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.25 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Support Specialist in Gloucestershire

Support Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Support Specialist in Gloucestershire

Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Support Specialist 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 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%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Support Specialist 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware