The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 106 92 101
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 8 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.39% 0.75% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.80% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
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£173 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £158 £263
% change year-on-year
+17.46% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.44 £11.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £12.75 £13.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.51% -
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1906 1621 1654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.20% 93.11% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 902 847
Average daily rate £350 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 148 194
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Support Technician
South East

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 1 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 3 £170 -41.37% 1
Basingstoke - 1 - - 1
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Hook - - - -
Support Technician
South East

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 1 (11.11%) Becrypt
7 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
7 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) QA
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
1 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Becrypt
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee
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