The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Support Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Technician
Rank 87 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs requiring a Support Technician 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £225 £120 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £150 £175
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £11.38 £13.01
% change year-on-year
+27.47% -12.56%
Support Technician
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1089 1482 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.03% 93.80% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 983 733
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 45 36
Median hourly rate £14.57 £15.13 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +21.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Support Technician in the job title.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Support Technician Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Support Technician contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Support Technician in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Splunk
2 6 (75.00%) CentOS
2 6 (75.00%) Back Office
2 6 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) Nagios
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Server
3 5 (62.50%) Grafana
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) NHS
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
6 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
6 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop

Support Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (75.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) CentOS
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
1 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Server
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Grafana
1 5 (62.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Splunk
2 5 (62.50%) VMware