Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £113 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 15 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.

IT Support
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 54 59
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 14 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.78% 1.51% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.61% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 3
Northamptonshire median daily rate £113 £344 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -67.23% +71.88% -
10th Percentile £107 £149 £102
90th Percentile £280 £351 £336
East Midlands median daily rate £145 £183 £133
% change year-on-year -20.55% +37.74% -17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.81 - £16.88
10th Percentile £12.14 - £12.64
90th Percentile £13.68 - £137.44
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £17.75 £11.75
% change year-on-year -23.94% +51.06% -7.84%

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 745 620 889
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.66% 93.66% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 375 639
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% -2.94%
10th Percentile £281 £200 £225
90th Percentile £539 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year +3.90% -0.65% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 29
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.62 £11.17 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.93% -10.64% -
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.29 £10.25
90th Percentile £18.50 £16.00 £25.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.57 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -2.88% +11.11% +3.85%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 6 £114 -66.98% 2
Wellingborough - 1 - - 3
IT Support
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) LAN
4 8 (57.14%) Proactive Monitoring
4 8 (57.14%) SLA
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (7.14%) Office 365
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (7.14%) GFI Software
7 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
7 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
7 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
7 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (7.14%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
7 1 (7.14%) VMware
7 1 (7.14%) Nessus
7 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (7.14%) Life Science
7 1 (7.14%) French Language
7 1 (7.14%) SAN

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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) French Language
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) GFI Software
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec
2 1 (7.14%) VMware