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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 103 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 18 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.82% 0.35% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.38% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£468 £189 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+147.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £162 £115
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +41.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 1
Average hourly rate £11.35 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.30% -23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
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
1976 1569 1465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 89.94% 92.73% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 863 730
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 101 179
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -20.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Technician across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Support Technician Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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
Portsmouth -3 4 £240 -
Southampton -3 4 - - 4
Basingstoke - 4 - - 2
Farnborough - 3 £475 -
Gosport - 1 - - 1
Fareham - - - - 2
Winchester - - - -
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) MS Office
3 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
4 9 (29.03%) HP
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
6 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
7 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
9 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
9 4 (12.90%) McAfee
9 4 (12.90%) ITIL
9 4 (12.90%) Citrix
9 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
10 3 (9.68%) Analytics
10 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (9.68%) Becrypt
10 3 (9.68%) Line Management
10 3 (9.68%) Oracle
10 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
10 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
10 3 (9.68%) SLA
10 3 (9.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (9.68%) Symantec
10 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (9.68%) Wireless
10 3 (9.68%) VMware
10 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (54.84%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.45%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Statistics
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL
2 3 (9.68%) Analytics
2 3 (9.68%) Line Management
2 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
3 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) HP
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) McAfee
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) Becrypt
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) Symantec
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) i2
5 2 (6.45%) ILOG
5 2 (6.45%) Cognos
6 1 (3.23%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
Eastleigh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £9 - £13.7 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago