The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 18 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.11% - 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £110 - £175
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £188 £175
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-9.61% -11.86%
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
86 145 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.56% 97.97% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 90 56
Median daily rate £325 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £348 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Median hourly rate £12.25 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.17% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheltenham region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Support Technician contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) VMware