The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.10% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £630 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £150 £150
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £11.88 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -12.03%
Support Technician
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94 139 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.92% 93.92% 98.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 86 26
Average daily rate £400 £423 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £324 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £548 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +95.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Support Technician
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Support Technician Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Support Technician
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (66.67%) AIX
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle BPM
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) AIX
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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