The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 530 518 456
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -62
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 73 103 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 43 60
Median daily rate £175 £180 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £115 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £150 £175
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 48
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.58 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.26% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £8.88 £9.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.73 £17.25 £18.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Support 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
43322 47779 48205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.87% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30906 31008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 1853 2022
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Technician across the England region.

Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in England

Support Technician
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Support Technician Daily Rate Histogram in England

Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Technician across the England region.

Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in England

Support Technician
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Support Technician Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Support 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 Support Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +27 29 £220 -1.12% 10
London -5 15 £175 -2.77% 1
South West -2 8 £120 -58.26% 1
Yorkshire +20 7 £225 -29.68% 4
North West -3 6 £115 -23.33% 5
West Midlands -17 3 £400 +166.66% 6
East of England -3 2 £120 -17.80% 7
East Midlands -5 1 - - 1
Support Technician
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Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Support 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 Support Technician in the job title.

1 76 (51.70%) Windows
2 47 (31.97%) Active Directory
3 40 (27.21%) Microsoft
4 31 (21.09%) Windows 7
5 30 (20.41%) MS Office
6 23 (15.65%) ITIL
7 22 (14.97%) Linux
8 21 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 18 (12.24%) HP
10 16 (10.88%) Security Cleared
11 15 (10.20%) VMware
11 15 (10.20%) Windows 10
12 14 (9.52%) Back Office
12 14 (9.52%) SQL
13 13 (8.84%) MS Exchange
13 13 (8.84%) Cisco
13 13 (8.84%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (8.16%) Video Conferencing
14 12 (8.16%) Unix
14 12 (8.16%) Service Management
15 11 (7.48%) Smartphone
15 11 (7.48%) SC Cleared
16 10 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (6.80%) Apple
16 10 (6.80%) Driving Licence
16 10 (6.80%) Windows Server
17 9 (6.12%) SAN
17 9 (6.12%) SLA
17 9 (6.12%) Oracle

Support 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 (8.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (3.40%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.72%) Apache
4 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.68%) Confluence
6 1 (0.68%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.68%) IIS
6 1 (0.68%) Moodle
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (20.41%) MS Office
2 21 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.68%) InDesign
4 1 (0.68%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.12%) Office 365
2 2 (1.36%) IaaS
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.68%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.12%) SAN
2 8 (5.44%) DNS
2 8 (5.44%) LAN
2 8 (5.44%) WAN
3 7 (4.76%) VoIP
4 6 (4.08%) DHCP
4 6 (4.08%) Internet
4 6 (4.08%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.72%) Firewall
5 4 (2.72%) Skype
6 3 (2.04%) ISDN
6 3 (2.04%) VPN
6 3 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.04%) Wireless
7 2 (1.36%) IMAP
7 2 (1.36%) Intranet
7 2 (1.36%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.36%) Network Security
8 1 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 7 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.72%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.68%) DB2
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (4.76%) JIRA
2 6 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (9.52%) Back Office
2 9 (6.12%) Finance
3 4 (2.72%) Law
3 4 (2.72%) Legal
3 4 (2.72%) Military
4 2 (1.36%) Banking
4 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.08%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (1.36%) J2EE
2 2 (1.36%) Middleware
3 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.16%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (7.48%) Smartphone
3 10 (6.80%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.44%) NHS
5 6 (4.08%) CCTV
6 4 (2.72%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.72%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.72%) iPad
7 3 (2.04%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.04%) iPhone
7 3 (2.04%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.04%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.36%) CESG
8 2 (1.36%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.36%) Statistics
9 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.68%) e-Health
9 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 76 (51.70%) Windows
2 31 (21.09%) Windows 7
3 22 (14.97%) Linux
4 15 (10.20%) Windows 10
5 13 (8.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (8.16%) Unix
7 10 (6.80%) Windows Server
7 10 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (5.44%) Apple iOS
8 8 (5.44%) Windows XP
9 7 (4.76%) Android
10 6 (4.08%) CentOS
10 6 (4.08%) Ubuntu
10 6 (4.08%) Windows 8
11 5 (3.40%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (2.72%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.65%) ITIL
2 12 (8.16%) Service Management
3 9 (6.12%) Data Protection
4 8 (5.44%) Information Security
4 8 (5.44%) Migration
4 8 (5.44%) SOA
5 6 (4.08%) DevOps
6 5 (3.40%) Asset Management
6 5 (3.40%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.72%) Problem Management
7 4 (2.72%) Ticket Management
7 4 (2.72%) Time Management
7 4 (2.72%) Workflow
8 3 (2.04%) Network Management
9 2 (1.36%) Business Transformation
9 2 (1.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (1.36%) Data Migration
9 2 (1.36%) Open Source
9 2 (1.36%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (1.36%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.68%) PHP
3 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (10.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.48%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.44%) Degree
4 6 (4.08%) DBS Check
5 4 (2.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.72%) CCNA
5 4 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.04%) MCSE
7 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 47 (31.97%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.40%) VMware Server
4 3 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.04%) vSphere
5 2 (1.36%) Dovecot
5 2 (1.36%) Postfix
5 2 (1.36%) Samba
5 2 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.68%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.68%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (4.08%) Ambari
1 6 (4.08%) Puppet
1 6 (4.08%) SCCM
1 6 (4.08%) ZABBIX
2 5 (3.40%) Grafana
2 5 (3.40%) Nagios
3 3 (2.04%) SCOM
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.68%) Netcool
5 1 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.68%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 40 (27.21%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.24%) HP
3 15 (10.20%) VMware
4 13 (8.84%) Cisco
5 10 (6.80%) Apple
6 9 (6.12%) Oracle
7 7 (4.76%) Citrix
7 7 (4.76%) Splunk
8 6 (4.08%) Dell
9 4 (2.72%) Remedy
10 3 (2.04%) Mitel
10 3 (2.04%) Sophos
11 2 (1.36%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.36%) Adobe
11 2 (1.36%) Avaya
11 2 (1.36%) IBM
11 2 (1.36%) NetApp
11 2 (1.36%) SAP
11 2 (1.36%) Veeam
11 2 (1.36%) Veritas
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