The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support Technician
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.24% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £135 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £150 £125
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
IT Support Technician
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
408 291 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.61% 98.31% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 221 169
Average daily rate £338 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £22.50 £164.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

IT Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

IT Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

IT Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

IT Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

IT Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

IT Support Technician
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited IT 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 IT Support Technician in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (40.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) VMware

IT Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited IT 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 IT Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware