Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was £169 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 18 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 100 129
Rank change year-on-year -20 +29 -18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 26 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.94% 1.20% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.26% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 2
Surrey median daily rate £169 £150 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £105 £118 £121
90th Percentile £261 £225 £166
South East median daily rate £145 £150 £220
% change year-on-year -3.33% -31.82% +8.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 1
Surrey median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +20.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £18.38 £16.40 £12.75
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -13.33% +11.11% -3.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2619 2225 2642
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.33% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1837 1459 1591
Surrey median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 104 89
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £23.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.42% +31.94% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.80 £45.06 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Surrey

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support in Surrey

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Support in Surrey

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support in Surrey

IT Support
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 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
Guildford -3 9 £193 +60.42% 5
Woking - 8 £138 -
Weybridge +12 2 £211 +32.03%
Epsom -17 2 - -
Redhill - 1 - - 1
IT Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Surrey region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 12 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 12 (46.15%) Office 365
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
7 4 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (15.38%) Skype
7 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 4 (15.38%) CRM
7 4 (15.38%) HP
7 4 (15.38%) SCCM
8 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
8 3 (11.54%) Driving Licence
8 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (11.54%) Break/Fix
9 2 (7.69%) Android
9 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
9 2 (7.69%) Change Control
9 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 2 (7.69%) AirWatch
9 2 (7.69%) LAN
9 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
9 2 (7.69%) DNS
9 2 (7.69%) SLA
9 2 (7.69%) Juniper

IT Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Skype
1 4 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) SMS
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.85%) WLAN
General
1 2 (7.69%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) iPhone
2 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.69%) Android
5 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) CRM
3 3 (11.54%) Break/Fix
4 2 (7.69%) Change Control
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Apple
3 2 (7.69%) Bloomberg
3 2 (7.69%) Juniper
3 2 (7.69%) LANDesk
3 2 (7.69%) Lotus
4 1 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Meraki
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.85%) Sophos
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard