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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Technician
Rank 578 548 559
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Contract jobs requiring an IT Technician 11 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.058% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.062% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£115 £150 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £117 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £214 £123
UK excluding London average daily rate £115 £155 £113
% change year-on-year
-25.80% +37.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £12.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +19.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £7.50 £10.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £20.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.15
% change year-on-year
- +2.88%
IT Technician
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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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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 +10 3 £238 +151.32% 4
West Midlands 0 3 - - 2
South East -19 3 £93 - 1
South West -13 1 - -
North West - 1 £150 - 2
IT Technician
UK

IT Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 6 (27.27%) MS Office
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
7 2 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 2 (9.09%) SCCM
8 1 (4.55%) XMPP
8 1 (4.55%) Degree
8 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) Law
8 1 (4.55%) Legal
8 1 (4.55%) Migration
8 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
8 1 (4.55%) Avaya
8 1 (4.55%) CommVault
8 1 (4.55%) Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
8 1 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange

IT Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.55%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.55%) Security Patching
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Project Management
2 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) CommVault
4 1 (4.55%) Meraki
4 1 (4.55%) HP
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