The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 9 July 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 England 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Technician
Rank 527 529 522
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Technician 33 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.022% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.024% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Average daily rate
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£150 £120 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -56.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £120 £275
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -56.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 11
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.76 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.08% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £7.50 £10.76 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-30.31% -10.31%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44281 42180 47721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.64% 92.69% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27521 25174 27205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1821 1996 2432
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.81 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -0.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.26% -2.94%
IT Technician
UK

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IT Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Technician
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IT Technician Daily Rate Trend in England

IT Technician
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

IT Technician Daily Rate Histogram in England

IT Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IT Technician Hourly Rate Trend in England

IT Technician
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

IT Technician Hourly Rate Histogram in England

IT Technician
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 9 July 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands - 9 £250 -
London +19 8 £145 - 2
South East -10 6 - - 1
North West -1 3 £143 -
South West - 2 £160 -
Yorkshire - 2 £150 - 2
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
East of England -18 1 £115 -4.16% 4
North East - - - -
IT Technician
UK

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 Technician in their job title.

1 25 (44.64%) Windows
2 13 (23.21%) Windows 7
2 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
3 11 (19.64%) ITIL
4 8 (14.29%) MS Office
5 7 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.71%) Citrix
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
7 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
8 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (7.14%) Internet
9 3 (5.36%) NHS
9 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.36%) SAN
9 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
9 3 (5.36%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
9 3 (5.36%) ITIL V3
9 3 (5.36%) Time Management
9 3 (5.36%) COBIT
9 3 (5.36%) Information Management
10 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
10 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (3.57%) LANDesk

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.79%) WorkSite
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
2 3 (5.36%) SAN
3 2 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) WAN
3 2 (3.57%) Intranet
4 1 (1.79%) Wireless
4 1 (1.79%) IPsec
4 1 (1.79%) 3G
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) VoIP
4 1 (1.79%) Broadband
4 1 (1.79%) Wireless Security
4 1 (1.79%) VLAN
4 1 (1.79%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.79%) Front Office
1 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.79%) Finance
1 1 (1.79%) Law
1 1 (1.79%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) NHS
2 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.79%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 25 (44.64%) Windows
2 13 (23.21%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.79%) Linux
7 1 (1.79%) CentOS
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) ITIL
2 5 (8.93%) Migration
3 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.36%) TOGAF
3 3 (5.36%) ITIL V3
3 3 (5.36%) Time Management
3 3 (5.36%) Information Management
4 1 (1.79%) ITSM
4 1 (1.79%) Project Management
4 1 (1.79%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (1.79%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.79%) Python
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) MCSE
3 2 (3.57%) CCNA
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) MCP
4 1 (1.79%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.79%) Samba
3 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Citrix
3 2 (3.57%) LANDesk
3 2 (3.57%) HP
3 2 (3.57%) McAfee
3 2 (3.57%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Apple
4 1 (1.79%) Avaya
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
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