The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 65 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.14% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.15% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £185
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £250 £235
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £15.00 £13.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £11.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+14.89% -7.84%
Support Technician
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
741 688 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.48% 96.63% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 431 409
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 42
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Support Technician 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 Birmingham region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Ticket Management

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Ticket Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft