The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 64 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.40% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£213 £115 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.78% -28.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £175 £175
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.45 £12.68 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% +10.21%
Support Technician
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
706 660 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.88% 93.35% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 326 228
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 69 75
Average hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 2 £200 +73.91% 1
Support Technician
East of England

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Support 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 Support Technician in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Support 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 Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) IPv4
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Veeam