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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Support Technician
Rank 42 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.32% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£85 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £225 £158
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +31.81%
IT 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 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
303 285 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 98.06% 93.44% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 185 157
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 19
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

IT Support Technician Daily Rate 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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Technician within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £85 -
IT Support Technician
South East

IT Support Technician
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory

IT Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory