The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had IT Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 596 580 533
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -47
Contract jobs requiring an IT Technician 26 46 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.089% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.094% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 16
Median daily rate £135 £135 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £85 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £114 £128 £155
% change year-on-year
-10.78% -17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 37
Median hourly rate £13.28 £14.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% +13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.68 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.75 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.28 £14.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +27.27%
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
47216 48883 46830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.80% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31074 31580 28850
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £247 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1843 1919
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.06%

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 31 July 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +4 5 £85 -37.03% 6
North West 0 5 £180 +14.28% 2
London -6 5 £163 +8.33% 4
East of England +12 4 £116 -16.96% 3
Yorkshire +4 4 - - 7
East Midlands - 2 £325 - 3
South West +5 1 £135 - 1
IT Technician
UK

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT 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 England region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 41 (63.08%) Windows
2 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
3 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
4 21 (32.31%) Windows 7
5 20 (30.77%) MS Office
6 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
7 9 (13.85%) Citrix
7 9 (13.85%) Windows Server
8 7 (10.77%) Windows 10
8 7 (10.77%) ITIL
9 6 (9.23%) Apple
9 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (7.69%) HP
10 5 (7.69%) SQL
10 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
10 5 (7.69%) LAN
10 5 (7.69%) WAN
10 5 (7.69%) iPad
10 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (7.69%) Smartphone
10 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
11 4 (6.15%) Office 365
11 4 (6.15%) Asset Management
11 4 (6.15%) Firewall
11 4 (6.15%) Wireless
11 4 (6.15%) Finance
11 4 (6.15%) Android
11 4 (6.15%) iPhone

IT Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.15%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (30.77%) MS Office
2 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) LAN
1 5 (7.69%) WAN
2 4 (6.15%) Firewall
2 4 (6.15%) Wireless
3 3 (4.62%) DNS
3 3 (4.62%) Skype
4 2 (3.08%) DHCP
4 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.08%) VoIP
5 1 (1.54%) Internet
5 1 (1.54%) Intranet
5 1 (1.54%) Network Security
5 1 (1.54%) PBX
5 1 (1.54%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.54%) VLAN
5 1 (1.54%) VPN
5 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.54%) DB2
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Back Office
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) iPad
1 5 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 4 (6.15%) iPhone
3 3 (4.62%) NHS
4 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.08%) VLE
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.54%) EPoS
5 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (63.08%) Windows
2 21 (32.31%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.85%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.77%) Windows 10
5 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.15%) Android
7 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.08%) Linux
9 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.77%) ITIL
2 4 (6.15%) Asset Management
3 3 (4.62%) IT Asset Management
3 3 (4.62%) Service Management
4 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.08%) Ticket Management
4 2 (3.08%) Time Management
5 1 (1.54%) CRM
5 1 (1.54%) Document Management
5 1 (1.54%) ERP
5 1 (1.54%) Identity Management
5 1 (1.54%) ITSM
5 1 (1.54%) Logistics
5 1 (1.54%) Migration
5 1 (1.54%) Network Management
5 1 (1.54%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.54%) Security Management
5 1 (1.54%) Software Architecture
5 1 (1.54%) Web Development
5 1 (1.54%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) C
2 1 (1.54%) Java
2 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) CCNA
1 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (4.62%) DBS Check
1 3 (4.62%) HNC
1 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) A+ Certification
2 2 (3.08%) CCA
2 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (3.08%) MCSA
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.54%) MCP
3 1 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 24 (36.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) XenApp
3 1 (1.54%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.54%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Citrix
3 6 (9.23%) Apple
4 5 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco
5 3 (4.62%) Remedy
5 3 (4.62%) VMware
6 2 (3.08%) EMC
6 2 (3.08%) NetApp
7 1 (1.54%) Avaya
7 1 (1.54%) CyberTech
7 1 (1.54%) Dell
7 1 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) iManage
7 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.54%) Meru Networks
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle
7 1 (1.54%) Siemens
7 1 (1.54%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.54%) Symantec
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