The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was £185 per day in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham 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.

Technical Support
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 44 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.55% 0.67% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.70% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £185 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £255 £250
% change year-on-year -27.45% +2.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 351 430 402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 96.16% 95.34% 97.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 220 242
Median daily rate £400 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £615 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Median hourly rate £12.23 £10.88 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.41% +8.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham that featured Technical Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Nottingham

Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Support in Nottingham

Technical Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Support in Nottingham

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Technical 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 Nottingham region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Separation of Concerns
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree

Technical Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Separation of Concerns
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft