Period
to 16 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 16 August 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.

IT Support
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 57 60
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 13 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.55% 0.71% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.76% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Northamptonshire median daily rate £300 £150 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -25.00% -
East Midlands median daily rate £175 £150 £200
% change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +146.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.81 - £15.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 782 662 705
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.21% 94.17% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 443 517
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £288 £220 £287
90th Percentile £525 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 14
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.25 £11.17 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -10.64% -7.41%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.25 £9.45
90th Percentile £20.98 £15.00 £36.38
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.68 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.69% -7.14%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Northamptonshire

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in Northamptonshire

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Support in Northamptonshire

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Northamptonshire

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. 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
Northampton -10 7 £300 +100.00% 3
IT Support
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT Support 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 Northamptonshire region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Proactive Monitoring
3 8 (61.54%) LAN
3 8 (61.54%) SLA
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) IIS
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITSM
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Release Management
6 1 (7.69%) SCCM
6 1 (7.69%) SCOM
6 1 (7.69%) Life Science
6 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.69%) CAD
6 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (7.69%) Calypso
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) ERP

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (23.08%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Life Science
1 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) CAD
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Calypso
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat