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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Technician
Rank 536 542 551
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Technician 33 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.025% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.027% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
Average daily rate
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£150 £113 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £103 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £123 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £113 £275
% change year-on-year
+37.77% -59.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.15 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.22% +5.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £10.61 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.75 £15.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £12.15 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+2.88% +5.65%
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
47054 44428 49354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.49% 92.75% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29070 26959 28367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1936 2487
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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
London +17 12 £117 - 3
South West - 4 £160 - 1
North West 0 3 £143 -
South East -3 3 - - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £150 - 3
East of England -23 2 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
North East - - - -
IT Technician
UK

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 30 (53.57%) Windows
2 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
3 15 (26.79%) Windows 7
4 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
5 8 (14.29%) MS Office
5 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (12.50%) ITIL
6 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
8 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.36%) SQL
9 3 (5.36%) LAN
9 3 (5.36%) WAN
9 3 (5.36%) DNS
9 3 (5.36%) Citrix
9 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (5.36%) Internet
9 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
10 2 (3.57%) MCSE
10 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
10 2 (3.57%) DHCP
10 2 (3.57%) Cisco
10 2 (3.57%) CCNA
10 2 (3.57%) HP
10 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (3.57%) NHS
10 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
10 2 (3.57%) Intranet

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.79%) WorkSite
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) LAN
1 3 (5.36%) WAN
1 3 (5.36%) DNS
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) DHCP
2 2 (3.57%) Intranet
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
3 1 (1.79%) IPsec
3 1 (1.79%) VLAN
3 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (1.79%) Front Office
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) NHS
1 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.79%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 30 (53.57%) Windows
2 15 (26.79%) Windows 7
3 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
4 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.79%) Android
6 1 (1.79%) CentOS
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (3.57%) Validation
2 2 (3.57%) Migration
2 2 (3.57%) Time Management
3 1 (1.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) VBScript
2 1 (1.79%) VB
2 1 (1.79%) Python
2 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.57%) MCSE
3 2 (3.57%) CCNA
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) MCDST
4 1 (1.79%) MCP
System Software
1 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.79%) Samba
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) vSphere
3 1 (1.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) OpenView
1 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Citrix
3 2 (3.57%) HP
3 2 (3.57%) VMware
3 2 (3.57%) LANDesk
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) Avaya
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Apple
4 1 (1.79%) McAfee
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