The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had IT Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Technician
Rank 148 158 133
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Contract jobs requiring an IT Technician 3 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.087% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £150 £108
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £111 £115 £150
% change year-on-year
-3.91% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.92%
IT Technician
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3246 4034 2970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.33% 95.34% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2055 2401 1641
Median daily rate £390 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 201 203
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

IT Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IT Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Technician
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

IT Technician Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IT Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

IT Technician Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IT Technician
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 3 - - 2
IT Technician
England

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT 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 North West region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) HNC
1 3 (50.00%) Apple
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) PBX
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Siemens
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) iManage

IT Technician Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) PBX
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) HNC
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) iManage
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Siemens
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