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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Support Technician
Rank 246 225 236
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Technician 12 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.035% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.038% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£150 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £165 £113
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.63 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+10.09% +9.00%
IT Support 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 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
8981 7849 7624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.31% 91.97% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4174 3698
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 442 656
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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
Surrey - 6 - - 4
Berkshire -2 4 £150 -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - - 3
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
IT Support Technician
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 9 (37.50%) MS Office
4 9 (37.50%) ITIL
5 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
6 7 (29.17%) Windows 8
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (25.00%) DHCP
7 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (25.00%) DNS
8 5 (20.83%) VPN
8 5 (20.83%) LAN
8 5 (20.83%) Internet
9 4 (16.67%) Google
9 4 (16.67%) Firewall
9 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (16.67%) WAN
9 4 (16.67%) SQL
10 3 (12.50%) Apple
11 2 (8.33%) SLA
11 2 (8.33%) Service Management
11 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (8.33%) A+ Certification
11 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
11 2 (8.33%) MCP
11 2 (8.33%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Site Server
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Office
2 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
1 6 (25.00%) DHCP
2 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 5 (20.83%) VPN
2 5 (20.83%) Internet
3 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 4 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) Wireless
4 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Law
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
1 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 7 (29.17%) Windows 8
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Android
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Service Management
2 2 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.17%) Time Management
3 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.17%) Line Management
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) A+ Certification
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (8.33%) MCP
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Google
3 3 (12.50%) Apple
4 2 (8.33%) Mitel
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Lotus
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