The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 66 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.36% - 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% - 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£115 - £131
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £158 £263
% change year-on-year
+17.46% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.51% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
770 676 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.22% 94.68% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 297 323
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 82 141
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -25.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Technician
East of England

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 1 August 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 1 £115 -
Peterborough - 1 - - 2
Support Technician
East of England

Support Technician
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) MCDST
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCDST
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft