The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Support Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Technician
Rank 231 238 250
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 12 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.11% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£110 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £140 £95
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +47.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £10.88 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -12.00%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8534 8116 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.91% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4759 4311 4248
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 505 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

IT Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IT Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IT Support Technician
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

IT Support Technician Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IT Support Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

IT Support Technician Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IT Support Technician
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Berkshire +9 7 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Hampshire - 1 £110 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
IT Support Technician
England

IT Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
7 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
7 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (27.78%) LAN
7 5 (27.78%) WAN
7 5 (27.78%) MS Office
7 5 (27.78%) Internet
7 5 (27.78%) Firewall
8 4 (22.22%) DNS
8 4 (22.22%) DHCP
9 3 (16.67%) SLA
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco
9 3 (16.67%) VPN
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) Citrix
10 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
10 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
10 2 (11.11%) Security Management
10 2 (11.11%) Information Security
10 2 (11.11%) Apple
10 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001

IT Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
5 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
2 2 (11.11%) Security Management
2 2 (11.11%) Information Security
2 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) ISMS
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) Lotus
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