The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dorset 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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank - 26 26
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.54% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.58% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £200 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £150 £175
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £11.38 £13.01
% change year-on-year
+27.47% -12.56%
Support Technician
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
182 173 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 97.33% 93.51% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 97 132
Median daily rate £363 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £15.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Dorset region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Trend Analysis