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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Technician
Rank 534 545 528
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Technician 35 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.022% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.023% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
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£150 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 11
Average hourly rate £9.75 £11.09 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.06% -7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £9.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £14.75 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £7.50 £11.09 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-32.35% -7.60%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44977 43051 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.64% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27854 25792 27963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
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 1820 1992 2536
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
IT Technician
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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 23 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 23 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 23 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
London +11 10 £145 - 1
South East -5 5 - - 1
North West -5 3 £143 - 2
South West - 2 £160 - 1
East of England - 2 £115 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £150 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
North East - - - -
IT Technician
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IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 26 (52.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (14.00%) MS Office
5 7 (14.00%) ITIL
6 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (6.00%) Citrix
9 3 (6.00%) Internet
9 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (4.00%) LANDesk
10 2 (4.00%) Intranet
10 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
10 2 (4.00%) Legal
10 2 (4.00%) Migration
10 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (4.00%) NHS
10 2 (4.00%) CCNA
10 2 (4.00%) WAN
10 2 (4.00%) SQL
10 2 (4.00%) LAN
10 2 (4.00%) MCSE
10 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
11 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
11 1 (2.00%) Python

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.00%) WorkSite
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) Intranet
2 2 (4.00%) LAN
2 2 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) VoIP
3 1 (2.00%) IPsec
3 1 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Front Office
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) NHS
1 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.00%) Android
6 1 (2.00%) CentOS
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) ITIL
2 2 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (2.00%) Time Management
3 1 (2.00%) Project Management
3 1 (2.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) Python
2 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.00%) MCSE
3 2 (4.00%) CCNA
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.00%) MCP
4 1 (2.00%) MCDST
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.00%) Samba
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Citrix
3 2 (4.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) Avaya
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.00%) Apple
4 1 (2.00%) McAfee
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
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