Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 74 74
Rank change year-on-year -18 0 +10
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 10 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.63% 1.43% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.48% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate £140 £169 £221
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.04% -23.73% +55.26%
10th Percentile £100 £130 £150
90th Percentile £220 £242 £313
East of England median daily rate £150 £160 £175
% change year-on-year -6.25% -8.57% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -37.21% +115.00%
10th Percentile £15.10 £8.25 £6.94
90th Percentile £89.97 £15.25 £32.55
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +29.63% -15.63% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1472 1353 1502
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.16% 96.71% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 780 760
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £210 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 83 155
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -14.71% +12.25%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.50 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Hertfordshire

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in Hertfordshire

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Support in Hertfordshire

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Hertfordshire

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IT Support in Hertfordshire

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £165 - 1
Hatfield -6 1 - - 2
Stevenage -13 1 £140 -
Watford -14 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
IT Support
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Hertfordshire region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) SLA
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (10.00%) TOWER Software
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (10.00%) PDA
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) iPad

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Apple
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) TOWER Software