The median contractor rate for a Systems Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 22 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.

Systems Support
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 139 121
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.066% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.070% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £308 £350
% change year-on-year -1.62% -12.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +28.12% -15.34%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1917 2850 2318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.53% 94.75% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1684 1421
Median daily rate £388 £398 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.51% +10.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 87 142
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £39.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Systems Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Systems Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Support in the West Midlands

Systems Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Systems Support in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Support in the West Midlands

Systems Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Support in the West Midlands