The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 3 months to 23 April 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
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 58 55
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 0 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire - 0.59% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.62% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £265 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £250 £245
% change year-on-year -30.00% +2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.88 £14.50
% change year-on-year -14.96% +9.48%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 631 645 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 94.74% 94.99% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 433 446
Median daily rate £413 £366 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.62% -8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 24
Median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £16.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +62.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.85 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Support in Wiltshire

Technical Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Support in Wiltshire

Technical Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Support in Wiltshire

Technical Support Skill Set
Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Wiltshire region featuring Technical Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

Technical Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM