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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 598 560 545
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -15
Contract jobs requiring an IT Technician 21 58 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 20
Median daily rate £106 £135 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.29% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £101 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £233 £185
UK excluding London median daily rate £115 £135 £150
% change year-on-year
-14.81% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 31
Median hourly rate £12.60 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £9.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £19.90 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.60 £12.45 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.70%
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
46192 48206 46494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30537 30869 29074
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1851 1907
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
London +9 6 £105 -30.00% 2
South East -9 4 £91 -32.96% 8
East of England +7 3 £140 -37.77% 1
South West +3 2 £108 - 1
Yorkshire +2 2 - - 3
North West -15 2 £180 +14.28% 6
East Midlands - 2 £325 - 2
North East - 1 - -
IT Technician
UK

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 43 (62.32%) Windows
2 30 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 28 (40.58%) Active Directory
4 22 (31.88%) Windows 7
5 20 (28.99%) MS Office
6 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
7 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
8 10 (14.49%) ITIL
9 9 (13.04%) Citrix
9 9 (13.04%) Windows Server
10 6 (8.70%) DBS Check
10 6 (8.70%) HP
10 6 (8.70%) LAN
10 6 (8.70%) SCCM
11 5 (7.25%) Smartphone
11 5 (7.25%) Wireless
11 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (7.25%) iPad
11 5 (7.25%) Cisco
11 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (7.25%) Windows 10
12 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
12 4 (5.80%) Driving Licence
12 4 (5.80%) CCNA
12 4 (5.80%) WAN
12 4 (5.80%) MCSA
12 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (5.80%) Skype for Business

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 (18.84%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.80%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (28.99%) MS Office
2 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) LAN
2 5 (7.25%) Wireless
3 4 (5.80%) Firewall
3 4 (5.80%) WAN
4 3 (4.35%) Skype
5 2 (2.90%) DNS
5 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.90%) VoIP
6 1 (1.45%) DHCP
6 1 (1.45%) Internet
6 1 (1.45%) Intranet
6 1 (1.45%) Network Security
6 1 (1.45%) PBX
6 1 (1.45%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.45%) VLAN
6 1 (1.45%) VPN
6 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) DB2
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Back Office
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) iPad
1 5 (7.25%) Smartphone
2 4 (5.80%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.80%) iPhone
3 3 (4.35%) NHS
4 2 (2.90%) CMDB
4 2 (2.90%) iSeries
4 2 (2.90%) VLE
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.45%) EPoS
5 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (62.32%) Windows
2 22 (31.88%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.25%) Windows 10
4 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.80%) Android
5 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.90%) Linux
6 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) ITIL
2 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
2 3 (4.35%) Service Management
2 3 (4.35%) Ticket Management
3 2 (2.90%) Change Management
3 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (2.90%) Facilities Management
3 2 (2.90%) Migration
3 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.45%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.45%) CRM
4 1 (1.45%) Document Management
4 1 (1.45%) ERP
4 1 (1.45%) ITSM
4 1 (1.45%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.45%) Network Management
4 1 (1.45%) Software Architecture
4 1 (1.45%) Time Management
4 1 (1.45%) Web Development
4 1 (1.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) C
2 1 (1.45%) Java
2 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) DBS Check
2 4 (5.80%) CCNA
2 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.80%) MCSA
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.35%) CCA
3 3 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.45%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (40.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) XenApp
3 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) Citrix
3 6 (8.70%) HP
4 5 (7.25%) Cisco
5 4 (5.80%) VMware
6 3 (4.35%) Apple
6 3 (4.35%) EMC
6 3 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (1.45%) Avaya
7 1 (1.45%) CyberTech
7 1 (1.45%) Google
7 1 (1.45%) iManage
7 1 (1.45%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.45%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle
7 1 (1.45%) Remedy
7 1 (1.45%) Siemens