The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Technician
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.33% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £135 £95
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +42.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
IT Support Technician
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
278 282 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 91.75% 94.63% 89.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 157 156
Average daily rate £350 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £265 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 60
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

IT Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

IT Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

IT Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

IT Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

IT Support Technician
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Kent

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

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

IT Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Apple