Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Support was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 93 79
Rank change year-on-year +23 -14 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Support 20 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.50% 0.52% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.55% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Wiltshire median daily rate £365 £325 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% +51.16% +65.38%
10th Percentile £313 £172 £208
90th Percentile £656 £591 £223
South West median daily rate £365 £228 £225
% change year-on-year +60.44% +1.11% -15.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £25.75 £150.00
% change year-on-year - -82.83% +757.14%

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 1258 1273 1347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 94.66% 95.21% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 868 876
Wiltshire median daily rate £410 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -3.85% +6.12%
10th Percentile £252 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 60
Wiltshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +102.90% -23.33%
10th Percentile £12.85 £13.40 £11.15
90th Percentile £46.15 £48.90 £33.00
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £33.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.15% +57.14% +10.53%

Technical Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Support in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Support within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Corsham +9 17 £365 -41.60%
Technical Support
South West

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) Programme Management
2 9 (45.00%) Marketing
2 9 (45.00%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (45.00%) SAP
2 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (45.00%) Electronics
2 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Manufacturing
2 9 (45.00%) Service Design
3 8 (40.00%) Military
3 8 (40.00%) ISDN
3 8 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (40.00%) Logistics
4 7 (35.00%) Unified Communications
5 4 (20.00%) PKI
5 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.00%) CA
7 2 (10.00%) Firmware
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
8 1 (5.00%) Pegasus

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) ISDN
2 7 (35.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 9 (45.00%) Electronics
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
1 9 (45.00%) Manufacturing
1 9 (45.00%) Marketing
1 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (40.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (20.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Digital Marketing
1 9 (45.00%) Programme Management
1 9 (45.00%) Service Design
2 8 (40.00%) Logistics
3 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) Firmware
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (10.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) Gemalto
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Pegasus