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 25 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 552 534 480
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 74 77 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 34
Median daily rate £225 £200 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £121 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £283 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £262 £175 £175
% change year-on-year
+49.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 35
Median hourly rate £12.22 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £11.30 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £17.20 £18.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-9.61% -3.70%
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
46767 46633 45417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.73% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30873 29254 28503
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1342 1874 1952
Median hourly rate £17.95 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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
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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 +1 15 £145 -36.95% 7
South West +1 15 £275 -31.25% 2
South East -12 12 £253 +53.03% 10
East of England +2 8 £205 +2.50% 7
Yorkshire 0 6 - - 6
North West -14 6 £175 -20.45% 11
North East -41 6 £283 +22.82% 1
East Midlands +15 3 £325 - 1
West Midlands -12 3 - - 2
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 101 (57.71%) Windows
2 69 (39.43%) Active Directory
3 63 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 49 (28.00%) Windows 7
5 35 (20.00%) ITIL
6 33 (18.86%) MS Office
7 27 (15.43%) Cisco
8 24 (13.71%) MS Exchange
8 24 (13.71%) Security Cleared
8 24 (13.71%) Windows Server
9 22 (12.57%) Linux
10 20 (11.43%) LAN
11 19 (10.86%) MS Excel
12 18 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (10.29%) VMware
13 17 (9.71%) WAN
14 16 (9.14%) TCP/IP
14 16 (9.14%) HP
14 16 (9.14%) Back Office
15 15 (8.57%) Apple
16 14 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (8.00%) VoIP
17 13 (7.43%) Change Management
17 13 (7.43%) SCCM
17 13 (7.43%) SC Cleared
17 13 (7.43%) Office 365
18 12 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (6.86%) Problem Management
18 12 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (6.86%) Firewall

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 24 (13.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.43%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.43%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.14%) CMS
6 2 (1.14%) Confluence
6 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.14%) SAS
7 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.57%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.57%) IIS
7 1 (0.57%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (18.86%) MS Office
2 19 (10.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.14%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.43%) Office 365
2 2 (1.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.43%) LAN
2 17 (9.71%) WAN
3 16 (9.14%) TCP/IP
4 14 (8.00%) VoIP
5 12 (6.86%) Firewall
6 9 (5.14%) DNS
7 8 (4.57%) DHCP
8 6 (3.43%) Broadband
8 6 (3.43%) MPLS
8 6 (3.43%) PABX
8 6 (3.43%) PSTN
8 6 (3.43%) Unified Communications
9 5 (2.86%) VLAN
9 5 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.86%) Wireless
10 4 (2.29%) Intranet
10 4 (2.29%) OpenScape
10 4 (2.29%) SAN
10 4 (2.29%) Skype
10 4 (2.29%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.14%) DB2
2 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.14%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (9.14%) Back Office
2 10 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.14%) Finance
4 5 (2.86%) Banking
5 3 (1.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Local Government
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.29%) Driving Licence
2 6 (3.43%) CMDB
2 6 (3.43%) iPad
3 5 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.86%) NHS
4 4 (2.29%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.29%) Handset
4 4 (2.29%) iPhone
4 4 (2.29%) IVR
4 4 (2.29%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.71%) Contactless
5 3 (1.71%) VLE
6 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.14%) CCTV
6 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.14%) Clustering
6 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.14%) Replication
7 1 (0.57%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.57%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 101 (57.71%) Windows
2 49 (28.00%) Windows 7
3 24 (13.71%) Windows Server
4 22 (12.57%) Linux
5 18 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (6.86%) Windows XP
7 11 (6.29%) AIX
8 9 (5.14%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.86%) Android
10 5 (2.86%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.86%) HPUX
10 5 (2.86%) Mac OS
10 5 (2.86%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.86%) Solaris
10 5 (2.86%) Unix
10 5 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.00%) ITIL
2 13 (7.43%) Change Management
3 12 (6.86%) Problem Management
3 12 (6.86%) Service Management
4 10 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 9 (5.14%) Release Management
6 8 (4.57%) ITSM
7 5 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (1.71%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (1.71%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (1.71%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (1.71%) Software Licensing
8 3 (1.71%) Ticket Management
8 3 (1.71%) Time Management
9 2 (1.14%) Capacity Management
9 2 (1.14%) Coaching
9 2 (1.14%) High Availability
9 2 (1.14%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.14%) ITIL V3
9 2 (1.14%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.14%) SQL
2 5 (2.86%) Java
2 5 (2.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (13.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (7.43%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.86%) CCNA
4 12 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.00%) DBS Check
6 6 (3.43%) MCSA
7 5 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.29%) ACMT
8 4 (2.29%) MCP
9 3 (1.71%) CCA
9 3 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.71%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.14%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.14%) Avaya Certification
10 2 (1.14%) Degree
10 2 (1.14%) MCSE
11 1 (0.57%) LPIC
11 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.57%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.14%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (39.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.14%) XenApp
4 1 (0.57%) Firmware
4 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.57%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.57%) vSphere
4 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (7.43%) SCCM
2 7 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (2.86%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.14%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.57%) Ansible
5 1 (0.57%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.57%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.57%) Netcool
5 1 (0.57%) Puppet
5 1 (0.57%) Simpana
5 1 (0.57%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 63 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.43%) Cisco
3 18 (10.29%) VMware
4 16 (9.14%) HP
5 15 (8.57%) Apple
6 9 (5.14%) Citrix
7 6 (3.43%) Avaya
7 6 (3.43%) Dell
7 6 (3.43%) Juniper
7 6 (3.43%) Oracle
7 6 (3.43%) Remedy
7 6 (3.43%) Symantec
8 5 (2.86%) EMC
9 4 (2.29%) BT
10 3 (1.71%) Adobe
10 3 (1.71%) NetApp
11 2 (1.14%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.14%) Lotus
11 2 (1.14%) Northgate
11 2 (1.14%) Siemens
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