The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 582 543 537
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Technician 39 56 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 12
Average daily rate £105 £161 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £86 £105 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £227 £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £111 £160 £124
% change year-on-year
-30.46% +29.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 23
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.47 £14.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.26% -12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £9.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £17.80 £17.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £12.45 £14.39
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -13.51%
IT Technician
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London -7 14 £105 -33.33% 7
South West +2 7 £120 -25.58% 1
South East -16 7 £100 -33.33% 3
Yorkshire 0 4 - - 10
West Midlands -19 3 - - 3
East of England -2 2 - - 8
East Midlands +7 1 - - 1
North West -15 1 £96 - 10
North East - 1 - -
IT Technician
UK

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 59 (60.20%) Windows
2 43 (43.88%) Active Directory
2 43 (43.88%) Microsoft
3 30 (30.61%) Windows 7
4 22 (22.45%) MS Office
5 21 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 19 (19.39%) Windows Server
7 18 (18.37%) MS Exchange
8 15 (15.31%) LAN
9 13 (13.27%) Cisco
10 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (11.22%) WAN
12 10 (10.20%) ITIL
13 9 (9.18%) Citrix
13 9 (9.18%) SCCM
13 9 (9.18%) Driving Licence
14 8 (8.16%) DBS Check
14 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (8.16%) Office 365
14 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (8.16%) HP
15 7 (7.14%) Apple
16 6 (6.12%) iPad
16 6 (6.12%) Wireless
16 6 (6.12%) Blackberry
16 6 (6.12%) SLA
16 6 (6.12%) Windows 8
17 5 (5.10%) Skype for Business
17 5 (5.10%) MCP
17 5 (5.10%) NHS

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 18 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.10%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (22.45%) MS Office
2 21 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.31%) LAN
2 11 (11.22%) WAN
3 6 (6.12%) Wireless
4 5 (5.10%) Firewall
5 3 (3.06%) Skype
5 3 (3.06%) VoIP
6 2 (2.04%) DNS
6 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.02%) DHCP
7 1 (1.02%) Internet
7 1 (1.02%) Intranet
7 1 (1.02%) Network Security
7 1 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.02%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.02%) VLAN
7 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.06%) MS Access
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (5.10%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Driving Licence
2 6 (6.12%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.12%) iPad
3 5 (5.10%) iPhone
3 5 (5.10%) iSeries
3 5 (5.10%) NHS
4 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.08%) Contactless
5 2 (2.04%) CMDB
5 2 (2.04%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.04%) VLE
6 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.02%) EPoS
6 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (60.20%) Windows
2 30 (30.61%) Windows 7
3 19 (19.39%) Windows Server
4 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.12%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.10%) Android
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.04%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.02%) Linux
11 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.02%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.20%) ITIL
2 5 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (5.10%) Facilities Management
3 4 (4.08%) Migration
3 4 (4.08%) Time Management
4 3 (3.06%) Coaching
4 3 (3.06%) Problem Management
4 3 (3.06%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.06%) Ticket Management
5 2 (2.04%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.04%) Change Management
5 2 (2.04%) Service Management
5 2 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.02%) CRM
6 1 (1.02%) Document Management
6 1 (1.02%) ERP
6 1 (1.02%) Network Management
6 1 (1.02%) Software Architecture
6 1 (1.02%) Web Development
6 1 (1.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.08%) SQL
2 2 (2.04%) C++
3 1 (1.02%) C
3 1 (1.02%) Java
3 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) DBS Check
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.10%) MCP
3 4 (4.08%) MCSA
4 3 (3.06%) CCA
4 3 (3.06%) CCNA
4 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.06%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (3.06%) MCSE
4 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.02%) MCDST
5 1 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.02%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (43.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.04%) XenApp
4 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (43.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.27%) Cisco
3 9 (9.18%) Citrix
4 8 (8.16%) HP
5 7 (7.14%) Apple
6 4 (4.08%) VMware
7 3 (3.06%) EMC
7 3 (3.06%) Intel Security
7 3 (3.06%) NetApp
8 2 (2.04%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.02%) Avaya
9 1 (1.02%) Bomgar
9 1 (1.02%) Google
9 1 (1.02%) iManage
9 1 (1.02%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.02%) Polycom
9 1 (1.02%) Tandberg
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