The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Technician
Rank - 55 63
Contract jobs requiring an IT Technician 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.16% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.18% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £100 £68 £163
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -58.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.38 £11.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+3.40% -8.33%
IT Technician
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
901 567 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.74% 90.72% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 378 440
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 41 53
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Technician in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

IT Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

IT Technician Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

IT Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

IT Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

IT Technician
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited IT Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Technician in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Samba
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited IT Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat