The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 106 88 111
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 9 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.44% 0.65% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.70% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
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£173 £245 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £226 £175 £225
% change year-on-year
+29.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £11.88 £11.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £15.35 £14.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £14.80
% change year-on-year
-1.92% -12.16%
Support Technician
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1910 1726 1796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.54% 94.06% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1120 994 942
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 153 181
Average hourly rate £15.13 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.02% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £36.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Southampton -12 3 £170 -43.09% 1
Basingstoke - 2 - - 1
Eastleigh - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Support 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 Support Technician in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) MS Office
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (20.00%) SCCM
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
7 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) NHS
7 1 (10.00%) Symantec

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Support 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 Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Becrypt
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
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